A highway across indigenous territories is the first phase of a project that threatens one of the last primary forest reserves in the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor. How is it that a Dutch businessman is about to achieve what Christopher Columbus could not?
Global warming is heating up the planet. One solution is to replace fossil fuels with renewable energy. But low-carbon energy can sometimes create its own problems.
On May 14, 2016—13 months after she'd first left Cuba—Yoandra finally crossed the U.S. border at El Paso, Texas, with her son and brother. This is her story.
A Cuban family treks through a jungle for seven days on foot. Another Cuban man gets stuck in Central America seeking freedom. Listen to their stories on 1A.
Access to Panama becomes tougher for all Cubans as the country is increasingly used as a channel through Latin America for immigrants.
In the new era of Cuban migration, Ivo Torres' future depends on being able to answer a key question: in the XXI century, are Cubans political or economic migrants?
Between 2014 and 2016, more than 100,000 Cubans entered the United States on foot. This is the story of three Cubans who made a clandestine voyage from Quito, Ecuador, to El Paso, Texas.
Cuban migrants' reluctance to speak with reporters demonstrates the gravity of their situation as they make their way to the U.S.
In part six, Javier Carrillo, Panama's general director for migration, says Cubans are welcome in the country but must follow legal procedures.
In part three, Panama's deputy minister of public security makes a final offer to Cuban migrants staying at a temporary shelter.
Like hundreds of Cuban migrants, this couple got stranded in Panama, but they still hope to eventually reach the United States.
In part three, dozens of undocumented Cuban migrants live in the shadows of Panama City, working without authorization.