Poor pay, polluted air, dangerous conditions. It’s a familiar story for the country’s port workers, says Iris Gonzales.
Guatemalan women experience one of the highest levels of violence in the world – and the crimes often go unpunished, reports Anna Bevan.
An art installation by visual and performance artist Mideo Cruz has upset the establishment, but surely the Catholic Church is missing the point? Iris Gonzales reports.
The arrival of the rainy season brings chaos to the streets of Manila – and it’s not all the fault of the weather, says Iris Gonzales.
There’s more than enough cash in the domestic market, but it’s denied to those who need it most, writes Iris Gonzales.
Despite all the hardships, a school for indigenous children in the Philippines is a story of hope, courage and inspiration.
Give poor people cash, not free or subsidized food, argue certain economists. The poor insist that food makes more sense, reports Mari Marcel Thekaekara.
Public schools in the Philippines are a vivid portrait of the country’s economy, says Iris Gonzales. She visits one such school.
‘These terrorists are cowards and the worst enemies of their own people.’ Why do innocent people have to pay with their lives for the sins of evil politicians, asks Mari Marcel Thekaekara.
Mari Marcel Thekaekara salutes Indian Supreme Court’s verdict that arming civilians to take on supposed Naxals – leftwing extremists according to the government – is unconstitutional.
Cancer has been largely sidelined in Africa, but a new Kenya-based foundation gives hope for the millions of cancer sufferers in the continent, writes Sokari Ekine.