Clark Atlanta University student fellow Monica Long reflects on her reporting project focused on the rights of the Windrush Generation in Jamaica.
Cancer is becoming a leading cause of death in less economically developed countries like Haiti. One physician has spent his career learning how to combat this growing epidemic.
Born out of a disaster, Canaan is a city without a government. But its future is uncertain. The world's newest city offers a lesson in post-disaster urbanism.
As a new president assumes power in Cuba, citizens wonder if this is a sign of change or a continuation of old patterns.
Meet four Cuban artists who are highlighting the many faces of Cuba.
Cuban medical professionals now stranded in Colombia live in the poorer parts of Bogota. They have lost hope the United States will renew the parole program for defectors like them.
Exploring everyday life in La Havana, Cuba.
Some might consider Cuba to be a post-race society. But, for Cubans of African-descent, conversations about race are waiting to explode like an atomic bomb.
Some residents of Barbuda in the Caribbean are concerned that communal land ownership laws on the island are being changed in the interest of developers following Hurricane Irma's destruction.
After parents immigrate to provide for their families, they struggle to stay connect with their children.
President Trump's tightening of regulations governing travel to Cuba came as little surprise last fall. But there's one group heavily impacted that he may not have thought of: lung cancer patients.
In Jamaica, they are called barrel children," after the shipping containers used by their absent parents to send material support. However, what can't be shipped is emotional nurturing.
Born out of an earthquake, can a new city of 300,000 people survive survive without a government? In Haiti, we follow an unprecedented experiment in land rights, urbanism and self-governance.
As teen pregnancy rates are slowly decreasing in the United States, rates in the Dominican Republic are double the world average, with 1 of 10 teen girls becoming pregnant in 2013.
On the island of Hispaniola, conflict over land is putting people’s future on unsteady ground.
The cholera epidemic that hit Haiti four years ago bears some startling resemblances to one that devastated Manhattan two centuries earlier.
Jamaica is proud of its religious tradition, but how has the Jamaican church responded to the complex challenges of HIV/AIDS in a changing society?
An interactive visual guide to the world's most rapidly growing religious movement.
A swath of the Caribbean faces a bleak future as a deepening economic crisis leads to rising unemployment, crime and social distress.
An Iowa-based medical team has been traveling to rural Haiti for years, assisting residents with health crises while searching for long-term ways to help the people improve their own situations.
Farm workers at Organoponico Vivero Alamar, an organic, sustainable farm in Cuba can earn more than government employees. This project explores what other countries can learn from Cuba's model.
The Garifuna have historically been forgotten in Honduras and currently face one of the highest HIV rates in the Western Hemisphere. Traditional music and dance help raise awareness.
Before the international response to the earthquake of 2010 one challenge Haiti didn't face was cholera. Now it does, with 7,000 already dead and a continuing challenge for the entire country.
Haiti’s north is rich with mineral deposits that could infuse millions into the nation’s ailing economy—but only if the government can regulate foreign mining giants and share the wealth.
Fragments of a Soviet-era Bulgaria linger in present-day Cuba.
Pulitzer Center interns Elana Dure and Seiler Smith look back over a year of Field Notes and compile some of their favorites.
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
Photographer's new book brings together a decade of reporting on a growing global phenomenon that now affects more than 10 million people.
Cuban communism is in flux. Yet reminders of the regime remain.
Award-winning documentary becomes community engagement tool on LGBTI issues via screenings from New York to Jamaica, 24 film festivals, two national broadcasts and more.
Gaiutra Bahadur reflects on the making of "The Terror and the Time," a film that chronicles the events of 1953 in British Guiana with the election resulting in the suspension of the constitution.
What does the Clinton family's influence in Haiti mean for the present state of Haiti and the future foreign policy of another Clinton administration?
Pulitzer Center grantee up for nonfiction award for his book investigating how international aid powers reacted to Haiti in need.
Determining who owns what in Haiti is a major headache.
Matter of ACT Special Mention Award for Best Film goes to 'The Abominable Crime.'
Micah Fink hopes film inspires engagement on difficult conversation about homophobia, especially in Jamaica.
Students discuss the statement “Haiti is an island of hope and despair.” The students also discuss how the United States and/or its citizens have contributed to hope and despair in Haiti.
In this lesson, students will participate in a Socratic Seminar using the Palm Beach Post article to dialogue about the impact of AIDS in the Dominican Republic.
Students explore HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean, using the Pulitzer Center’s interactive website Heroes of HIV: HIV in the Caribbean. Students will create a final product based on information they find.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Students review video, photos, and writing to analyze how the authors investigate and justify solutions to economic challenges in Haiti using interviews and research.
In this lesson, students investigate educational resources using diverse media in order to understand how poetry can be used as a means of communication.
This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Students read global news articles and design a mock campaign addressing the issue of driving under the influence.
Students investigate and discuss the impacts of recently restored relations between the United States and Cuba by analyzing reporting from journalist Tracey Eaton’s project “Cuban Youth: A New Dawn?”
In this lesson, students will investigate their daily cost of living and develop and understanding of the safety structures in their environments.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.