Stories from 31 March 2015
Ximena Gutiérrez, a Nicaraguan mother, recovered her child who was detained by his father at the German Embassy in Nicaragua. Arun was taken to the Embassy's office in Managua by his father, a German citizen. Considering the unwillingness to leave the place, the little child's mother reported to the authorities...
The perils of crossing the border between Mexico and the United States are well documented, but for thousands of undocumented migrants from Central America, crossing Mexico is even more dangerous. To reach the US border, undocumented migrants from Central America undertake a dangerous 1,500-mile trip through Mexico, where they risk...
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.
A young man named Oyasiqur Rahman Babu was killed in Bangladesh by religious fanatics in the second such incident in a month's time.
"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.”