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BLOG: US State Department downgrades travel alert for El Salvador

  • October 7, 2019
  • Elizabeth Hawkins

Although homicides have decreased, the timing remains suspicious.

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From caravan to cup

  • September 26, 2019
  • Matthew Chitwood

Puer tea’s journey to build trade, tourism and trust along the Ancient Tea Horse Road.

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Seeking asylum in Mexico

  • September 25, 2019
  • Elizabeth Hawkins

Central Americans continue making their way north despite increasing barriers.

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Austrian support for far right remains resilient

  • September 19, 2019
  • Emily Schultheis

Despite a massive scandal and government collapse, the Freedom Party’s appeal to traditional culture keeps it in the running to govern again.

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From Paris to Brussels, a rightward lurch on immigration

  • September 19, 2019
  • Karina Piser

Do centrists really think they can beat the far right by imitating it?

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Inside El Salvador’s justice system

  • September 13, 2019
  • Elizabeth Hawkins

A visit to a tribunal for organized crime generates more questions than answers.

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Paris from center to periphery

  • August 28, 2019
  • Karina Piser

A summer stroll provides a window into the striking inequality of today’s cities.

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Behind its storybook facade, a German city turns inward

  • August 25, 2019
  • Emily Schultheis

An inherently international border town illustrates how the anti-immigrant AfD is gaining ground.

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Arriving in San Salvador

  • August 7, 2019
  • Elizabeth Hawkins

Finding a nuanced reality in a country known for gang violence.

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France’s far right eyes the prize

  • August 6, 2019
  • Karina Piser

In the south, the National Rally hopes local elections next year will pave the way to national victory.

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