Cubans make up the largest number of migrants in Mexico trying to obtain asylum in the United States. But policy changes in the Obama and Trump administrations have made it harder for Cubans fleeing the island.
Global Issues in Local News
In Sudan, civilians and the military have reached a power-sharing agreement. But how will they implement it?
An account of the path one family has taken over several generations to gain their purchase on the American Dream and at the same time witness for social justice.
Reforms to state civil asset forfeiture laws have made it slightly tougher to seize property, but critics say they don't go far enough to protect citizens.
Production of rose flowers and several other types of floras is impairing Blue Nile River and communities in Ethiopia.
Magnum nominee Sim Chi Yin’s ongoing project, Shifting Sands, examines the global hunger for sand, and the ill-regulated, under-documented industry it has fed.
Commercial land reclamation projects have drawn scrutiny from Chinese authorities, who are beginning to clamp down on the activity.
The Swedish Military had a #MeToo problem. They decided to do something about it.
Texas is searching for ways to curb the alarming number of women dying less than a year after their pregnancies. Poland, a conservative, anti-abortion, religious country may have solutions.
The Texas Tribune is shining a bright light on the U.S.-Mexico border in the aftermath of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy that separated children from their parents.
The Pulitzer Center Catchlight Media fellow, Tomas van Houtryve, reports on the U.S.-Mexico border and the “weaponization” of photography using historical photographic techniques alongside cutting-edge surveillance technology.
Donald Trump's promised border wall will involve taking land from hundreds of people. An earlier land grab to build border fencing was rushed, sloppy, and gave landowners wildly differing payments.
Guam is reeling from nearly 100 lawsuits alleging sexual abuse by various Catholic priests, including the archbishop. Why has it taken so long for these accusations to surface?
The Obama administration’s decision to end the "wet foot, dry foot" policy has created a migration and humanitarian crisis in Central and South America and a new era in Cuban migration.
At the center of the relationship between the world's two main superpowers are a small agricultural state and its governor-turned-ambassador. The stakes never have been higher for these "old friends."
Multinational Alcoa, in a restructuring, departs struggling Suriname after 100 years. The loose ends include a hydroelectric dam, two company towns, a long-loyal workforce, and a sputtering economy.
The closer the contact the greater the risk humans and animals will pass devastating diseases to each other.
For years Central Americans have transited Mexico en route to the United States, many are never heard from again. In a country teeming with the disappeared, Central American mothers search for theirs.
How India is emerging as a proving ground for clean power as the country pledges to electrify rural areas.
Pollution sickens and kills millions of people worldwide each year. This project explores the most toxic places with a focus on causes, consequences and possible solutions.
Photographer Sim Chi Yin speaks on the thinking and impulse behind making the latest chapter of her ongoing project "Shifting Sands," a visual investigation of the global depletion of construction sand.
Finalists from the third annual DC Public Schools Study Abroad Photography Contest celebrated their work with award-winning photojournalist Louie Palu.
K-12 students are invited to make their voices heard this election season by writing a letter to a member of Congress that explains the global issue they want to see prioritized. Deadline: November 16