Monthly Archives: August 2017

Former fellow Joel Millman on Yemen

Former fellow and current ICWA trustee Joel Millman (1987-1989, El Salvador) was interviewed by Ari Sharpiro of NPR’s All Things Considered. Millman, spokesman for the International Organization for Migration, shed light on smugglers off the coast of Yemen. In this last week, smugglers have threw “as many as 280 migrants into the waters …

An afternoon in Waru

Waru is an impoverished neighborhood in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria. In Waru, homes lack latrines, leading residents to use a community latrine outside or relieve themselves in the bush. The community also deals with high amounts of trash. I met a woman with three children, none of them in school. Although the mother worked full time as a housekeeper, …

ICWA member Dick Dudman dies

ICWA member Richard Dudman, a legendary reporter who covered some of the biggest stories of his day, died on August 3 at the age of 99. During a career that spanned more than three quarters of a century—much of it with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch—Dick witnessed wars, revolutions and many other seminal events, including Fidel Castro’s toppling …