Region

Caribbean

Canaan

What makes a city after a disaster?

Panama: Higher Ground

To increase land area, the people of Guna Yala have built out the islands with coral mined from nearby reefs.

This Week in Review: What We Eat

Long a staple in the developing world, palm oil’s versatility and long shelf-life are fueling a surging demand that has turned it into a lucrative cash crop--with devastating consequences.

Haiti: Isaac Floods Tent Cities

In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaac, flooded tents and concerns about the spread of cholera show that Haiti is still vulnerable to natural disasters.