For many, Castro was a symbol of Cuba's hope for strong leadership in a new era of prosperity. But for others, his legacy represents unfulfilled promises and relentless control.
President-elect Donald Trump has has threatened to pull out of trade agreements with Mexico. How will this affect lives on both sides of the border?
Pulitzer Center grantee Erik Vance talks with the hosts of This Week In Science.
Large investments in Mexico’s healthcare system have yet to reap benefits. What are the barriers that hospitals funded by the federal government face?
Mexicans feel pressure to cross the border before Trump presidency.
Erik Vance appeared on Fox News to talk about his book "Suggestible You."
Borneo is home to the Earth’s oldest rainforests, but deforestation is slowly depleting them.
The Dayak, Borneo's indigenous tribe, are altering their way of life due to increasing deforestation.
A look into the life of residents in Setswetla, an informal settlement in Johannesburg's Alexandra Township.
Ebola no longer dominates the headlines but for an estimated 17,000 survivors of the largest Ebola outbreak in history, the struggle is not over.
Journalist Erik Vance explores the science and psychology behind suggestibility in his new book Suggestible You.
What China’s enormous water transfer means for those left behind.
Pulitzer Center grantee Jenna Krajeski talks about how she became interested in the Kurdish "stone-throwing kids"--children imprisoned as adults under Turkey's harsh anti-terror laws.
Scotland is expected to hold a referendum within the next two years on independence from the United Kingdom. Pulitzer Center grantee Tim Judah reports on the implications of a split.
Pulitzer Center grantee Bénédicte Kurzen talks about Nigeria's worsening sectarian violence and the need for in-depth news coverage that would explain the root causes of this Muslim-Christian strife.
Pulitzer Center grantee Nadja Drost reports on the struggles gold miners face in Colombia's La Toma community.
Pulitzer Center grantee Samuel Loewenberg talks about the challenges that refugees escaping famine in Somalia face as they cross the border into Kenya.
Many believe that cancer is a rich nations' disease, but Pulitzer Center grantee Joanne Silberner discusses what she's learned reporting from Haiti, Uganda and India.
David Morris reports on the growing popularity of surfing and its unique culture among youth in Sidi Ifni, Morocco.
Pulitzer Center grantee Stephanie Hanes talks about the worldwide phenomenon of statelessness and the diversity within stateless populations.
Pulitzer Center grantee Greg Constantine talks about issues faced by the Rohingya, an ethnic minority in Myanmar who have been denied citizenship.
Pulitzer Center grantee Nick Miroff talks about an under-siege Central America and the Mexico drug cartels fighting to control the region's smuggling routes.
Yochi Dreazen talks about his reporting on the Middle East's nuclear landscape. The newest nuclear power plant is being built in the U.A.E., less than a hundred miles from Iran.
Pulitzer Center grantee Sonia Shah discusses the intersection of science, politics and economics around the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections endowed with the superbug "NDM-1" gene.