The climate crisis has already landed on the shores of Latin America and the Caribbean islands. As temperatures rise, sea levels threaten to drown coastal populations and island communities. Tropical storms and cyclones have increased in frequency and severity, costing ...

By Kira Liljegren and Piya Garg Last month, violence erupted along the disputed ⅓ of the Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border. The recent escalation is yet another chapter in a long history of border conflict between the two countries, whose clashes are generally ...

Today in the West Bank, about 871,000 Palestinian refugees reside in UN refugee camps. Inside one of these camps, women and their children prepare a dish called Maqluba, meaning “upside-down.” The pot consists of rice, meat and vegetables and is ...

From the historic Tahrir Square demonstrations to the political graffiti adorning the walls of Cairo, national activism has become a powerful tool for people living in 21st-century Egypt. It was only a decade ago that millions of Egyptians successfully overthrew ...

North Korea is known for being an economically isolated country, a foreign policy pariah and the occasional subject of memes about its leader, Kim Jong Un. Beyond those impressions, the country has also been carrying out cyberattacks as an alternative ...

“This tragedy marked one of the largest non-nuclear blasts in recent memory, yet the world has done nothing to find out why it happened.”   On Aug. 4, 2020, thousands of tons of haphazardly stored ammonium nitrate exploded in the port ...

The outcome of Brazil’s upcoming election will have major impacts on the Earth’s climate for years into the future. It’s a run-off between two candidates, current President Jair Bolsonaro and former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Bolsonaro belongs to ...

Mango sticky rice, a Thai dish consisting of glutinous rice soaked in coconut milk with slices of mango on top, became viral online earlier this year thanks to Thailand born rapper Danupa “Milli” Kanateerakul.  Milli became the first Thai rapper ...

A region whose presence in the Western media landscape has been close to nonexistent, the Caucasus rarely finds itself the subject of the U.S. entertainment industry. However, a rather unsettling surprise greets viewers upon viewing Netflix’s recent spy action film, ...

On Oct. 30, Brazilians will head to the polls once again to choose their next president, in a runoff election that will be closely watched by the world and could prove to be a momentous change of direction for Latin ...