Stories from March, 2015
Excerpts from the most popular segments of an interview with the writer William Ospina on history, perception, and cultural identity in Colombia and Latin America.
Due to the No Fly Zone in Yemen, thousands of stranded Yemenis cannot return home and are stranded in airports around the world.
Zambia's unemployment rate is ranked 9th highest in Africa.
"Everyone saw how the Brazilians cried in 2014. In 2026 we might as well hang ourselves."
The rain season is getting stronger and longer every year in Peru. This year at least seven people died in landslides caused by the rain in Chosica, near Lima.
In 2010, the first round of voting, monitored by international observers, took place peacefully, though several violent incidents marred the second round, as 24 candidates stood for high office.
The country's Chitwan National Park, 28 miles from where the incident took place, is home to 503 rare one-horned rhinos.
"We left the mosque before [prayers] finished. We decided not to go there again because our mosques have turned into places of fraud."
"It is a valuable method because it identifies what the community truly needs, instead of what we think they might need.”
Independent Russian journalist Anna Nemtsova talks to Global Voices about the assassination of Boris Nemtsov (no relation), Putin's recent unexplained disappearance, and censorship in Russia.
Favianna, the daughter of Peruvian migrants to the United States, now 36-years-old, is a force to be reckoned with.
The 38-year-old husband, member of China's Muslim minority Uyghur community, has been sentenced to six years in prison. Online reporting about the case has since been censored.
A new online service launched that ranks Russian-language journalists according to the amount of social-media traffic their articles generate.
The election commission extended voting into Sunday, March 29, 2015, due to technical problems in some parts of the country.
It's been a year since the WHO declared an Ebola outbreak in West Africa. A doctor and health journalist compare notes on what has been a long and traumatic year.