Featured stories about North America
Stories about North America
5 May 2016
By combining satellite and on-ground weather information, scientists are improving our ability to bring resilience to extreme weather for the world’s poorest people.
25 April 2016
While Puerto Rico is in the midst of a financial crisis, dramaturg Lin-Manuel Miranda's success has brought happiness and hope.
21 April 2016
"Pressure is mounting on the Obama regime to allow international observers and peacekeepers after tribal violence marred election campaigns in the troubled north American nation."
16 April 2016
Twenty-eight-year-old Ocean Vuong speaks of his experience coming from Vietnam to the US in his debut poetry collection "Night Sky with Exit Wounds."
2 April 2016
The European Union is preparing to send thousands of asylum seekers back to Turkey. One of them is a man who worked with the US military in Iraq.
29 March 2016
Residents of low-income housing need energy efficiency more than others, but are less likely to be able to afford it. How to escape the Catch-22?
11 March 2016
2 March 2016
Many people wonder about the destiny of drug lords' fortunes after they're captured. This report offers a glimpse of what happens in Mexico, Colombia, and the US.
1 March 2016
"Cuaron, Lubezki & Iñarritu are not flukes but proof of creative vitality in Mexican culture, ethics hard work & opportunity from globalization"
29 February 2016
"So many countries celebrate an athlete's body. In my country, a female athlete could be shamed and disciplined for showing hers."
26 February 2016
"Children who are doing the right things, who are in school, who are living at home with their parents, are not a priority in my opinion."
17 February 2016
The Malaysian government is now blocking the blogging platform Medium, in an apparent effort to censor the Malaysian investigative news organization Sarawak Report.
14 February 2016
Millions of Mexicans were anxious to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis this weekend, during the pontiff's long-awaited visit. Not everyone is rolling out the red carpet, however.
13 February 2016
North Carolina High Schoolers Could Be Deported to “Certain Death”, Despite Teacher and School Board Opposition
The six Central American students facing deportation from the US crossed the border as minors and could be in mortal danger if sent back to their country of origin.
12 February 2016
With oil prices tumbling and Russia’s economy on hard times, a carmaker is falling back on one of the industry’s most dependable marketing tactics: appealing to consumers’ sense of patriotism.
11 February 2016
Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
5 February 2016
31 January 2016
These days, it’s a lot easier to travel between the US and Cuba, but some Cubans have no interest in going back to their homeland.
22 January 2016
20 January 2016
Dubai's deputy chief of police reasons the Iran Deal happened because Obama is Shia. Arab and Iranian social media users can‘t contain their laughter.