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.
As the tiny island destroyed by a hurricane tries to rebuild, the prime minister of neighboring Antigua aims to revoke centuries-old rights.
The international community pledged $1.3 billion to rebuild the hurricane-ravaged Caribbean. But how do they know how much the region needs? Software developed for the UN is part of the answer.
For almost 200 years, Barbudans have collectively governed the use of land on their island and many fear a freehold system would bring unwelcome foreign investment.
Despite alleged sonic assaults, travel advisories, an egg shortage, and new regulations making travel more difficult, Americans keep going to Cuba.
Welcome to Reg and Ruby’s burger shop, Snax Haven, where a clever consultant helps them grow their profits by shifting their secret recipe to a country where there is no tax on profits.
An interactive graphic of the Influencers featured in the Paradise Papers investigation.
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.
Across the world more attention needs to be focused on children's needs so that girls as well as boys will attend school and learn to read, and that all will have safe water and access to healthcare.
UN peacekeepers have been stationed throughout Haiti to help stabilize the country and protect Haitians. But repeated allegations of human rights abuses have sent their popularity to an all-time low.
From the slums of Nairobi to the sugar plantations of the Dominican Republic to the far reaches of Bangladesh, entire communities live without citizenship rights. They are “the stateless”.
More people in poor countries die from cancer than from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. Joanne Silberner looks at the human toll of cancer, and possible solutions.
This project looks at the paradox of Jamaican agriculture: an abundant supply of fish, fruits and vegetables while farmers struggle to find financial success.
The tribunal of Noor Uthman Muhammed, the first terrorism suspect to be tried at Guantánamo Bay.
As Haiti continues its recovery from the January earthquake, reconstruction in the country takes many forms. With a literacy rate of about 50 percent, Haiti's education system has struggled to provide for its youth, especially those living in rural areas. The disaster only exacerbated the pervasive institutional problems faced...
After decades of isolation, the U.S. Naval Base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, has become a de facto nature refuge. What will this mean for the base’s post-detention future?
Last January's earthquake destroyed Haiti's health care system, once at the forefront of the struggle to treat and stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. A look at life since the quake, for those affected by HIV/AIDS.
Brick by brick, tree by tree, this project will chronicle the international effort to help Haiti reconstruct, and rise from the rubble.
The U.S. government spends millions of dollars every year to boost Cuba's beleaguered pro-democracy movement. Is the money having any impact?
The people of Port-au-Prince will forever measure their lives in two parts: before and after the earthquake.
Micah Fink hopes film inspires engagement on difficult conversation about homophobia, especially in Jamaica.
The Jamaica Gleaner article interviews filmmaker Micah Fink on documentary that gives voice to gay Jamaicans, exposes human rights abuses.
The World Channel airs 'The Abominable Crime' in Season 7 of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange.
Unstable land caused the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti. Five years on, land conflict is what's stalling Haiti's progress.
"Mapping Cholera" presentation and panel discussion with Sonia Shah, Annie Sparrow, Pablo Mayrgundter and Jonathan Epstein, moderated by Jon Simon.
In interview with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Maurice Tomlinson reflects on threats and discrimination associated with being gay within a homophobic culture.
The cholera epidemic that hit Haiti four years ago bears some startling resemblances to one that devastated Manhattan two centuries earlier.
Micah Fink's documentary on homophobia in Jamaica wins inaugural prize at Trinidad and Tobago 2014 Film Festival.
Filmmaker discusses his approach to making award-winning documentary, "The Abominable Crime."
Pulitzer Center hosts event for DC interns on “Crafting and Communicating the Stories of Our Time." Meghan Dhaliwal and Steve Sapienza discuss how to develop a "journalistic mentality."
Honors for Pulitzer-supported documentary "The Abominable Crime," directed by Micah Fink.
Each day, tens of thousands of children risk their lives working in small-scale gold mines around the world.
This Common Core-aligned lesson helps students explore the Haitian experience through poetry, photography, and music.
Objective: Examine current events in Cuba, now that the US and Cuba have restored diplomatic ties. Essential Question: Is Cuba in the midst of positive change, negative change, or stagnation?
Students analyze cholera mapping, identify community health concerns, and create plans for their own publicity campaigns informing community members of current community health concerns.
This lesson uses reporting by Tracey Eaton and Rachel Southmayd to support student understanding around the state of relations between the US and Cuba.