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Caribbean

How the Cuban Migration Story Is Changing

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.

The End of the Journey

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?

Returning to Sosua

Emily Codik was surprised by the island's transformation from a safe haven for Holocaust refugees to a sex-tourism hotspot.

The Long Road from Cuba

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.

Statelessness: A Human Rights Crisis

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”.

Agriculture and Jamaica’s Rural Poor

This project looks at the paradox of Jamaican agriculture: an abundant supply of fish, fruits and vegetables while farmers struggle to find financial success.

Justice at Guantánamo

The tribunal of Noor Uthman Muhammed, the first terrorism suspect to be tried at Guantánamo Bay.

Rebuilding Haiti's Education System from the Ground Up

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...

Protecting Gitmo's Environment

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?

After the Quake: HIV/AIDS in Haiti

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.

Cuba: The Battle for Hearts and Minds

The U.S. government spends millions of dollars every year to boost Cuba's beleaguered pro-democracy movement. Is the money having any impact?

Dominican Republic: Life on the Margins

Some of the most marginalized people in the Caribbean are Haitian immigrants, and their descendents, living in the Dominican Republic.

U.S.-Cuba Relations

This lesson uses reporting by Tracey Eaton and Rachel Southmayd to support student understanding around the state of relations between the US and Cuba.