Stories about Development from September, 2016
The blackout meant hardship for Puerto Ricans, but it also brought out the best qualities of many.
"There was a time when I used to wait in the long lines in front of the temple for a little food," says one of the founders of the venture.
"I will live in a way that they will see that their brutality will never threaten our will to fight. We will hold on to our land until the end."
"I'm a direct victim of war and armed conflict. Yet if I have to give my hand to the murderers, I'm ready to do so because I believe in forgiveness."
Some of the world's best bread, melons and pomegranates, plus a diverse people for whom hospitality is second nature. What could possibly go wrong?
Between the signing of the peace accord on June 20, 2014, and June 25, 2015, Mali recorded 191 attacks, leaving 385 people dead.
Thousands of people have disappeared in Sri Lanka since the 1980s stemming from conflict in the country, and their loved ones still don't know what happened.
The documentary film “Clear Cut Crime” shows the toxic effects of collusion between illegal logging and politicians in Romania and Ukraine.
“Since the schools are shut, I’ve joined this centre to study so that I am prepared for my exams,” says one student.
"One day, teacher Luis decides to load his two donkeys, Alfa and Beto, with books and takes them to remote areas for children who can't access them otherwise."
"Do media think what a child thinks? Do you know what children want? Do you ever consider these questions?"
"I sold books for nearly three years to collect funds to set up this cafe. We will always be open to street children and never reject their entry..."
In recent years, Cuba has become fashionable, and Havana is a star in the world market.
President Yameen and his associates embezzled millions of dollars, bribed judges and other high-level officials, and used influence to remove government workers who stood in their way.
Filipino Fishers Living in a Scenic Cove Fight to Save Their Homes From Demolition and Land Grabbing
"Our forefathers have been here, 150 years ago. They were the ones who cleared the area. Now a giant developer wants us to leave the land where we grew up."
One rural health centre in the state is open so infrequently that residents have started using the facility as storage space.
Iran declared a grand "unveiling" of its national internet. But what's really new here? We analyze the project and the government performance around its so-called "unveiling".