An estimated 300,000 migrant seafarers are languishing mostly forgotten on stranded vessels scattered across seas or in ports because of the pandemic, according to a London-based trade union.
Los Angeles Times
An interactive from the Los Angeles Times with support from the Pulitzer Center showcases the lives of some of the people lost to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nearly a quarter of all COVID-19 cases in one Bay Area county can be linked to a single location, a skilled nursing home in Vallejo where more than 100 residents have tested positive for the coronavirus and 16 have died. Now relatives are demanding that the facility be shut down.
Goma, a city in Congo has faced Ebola, war, and in 2002, a devastating volcano eruption. Now, the coronavirus poses a threat.
Families in Somalia face the destruction of locust swarms.
In 2009, Walmart, Nike and other global companies vowed to stop buying beef and leather from Brazilian companies operating in the Amazon.
When dams went up in the Brazilian Amazon, the rivers across the border in Bolivia rose, spurring permanent environmental and cultural changes.
In Pakistan's tribal areas, collective punishment is not an exception, but the law.
Report from North Waziristan, once called the world's terror epicenter.
As President Trump announces a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan, Pakistan says it is being singled out for blame.
In 2016, Chinese entrepreneurs began installing slot machines throughout rural Ghana. Critics blame the machines for an apparent epidemic of gambling addiction and other social ills.
Beijing has invested billions in “soft power” campaigns to convince the world that China is a cultural and political success story. Now it's backing it with digital infrastructure in Africa.