November 2, 2019

Day of the Dead culture alive and well

November 2 is Day of the Dead in Mexico, and hundreds of thousands of people are spending the day in cemeteries. Mexicans take food and drinks and pass the time with their dearly departed.

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October 13, 2019

Mandarin classes in Venezuela on the rise

Mandarin classes run by the Chinese government are gaining popularity across Latin America. Especially in Venezuela, where the economic crisis is pushing more and more people to learn new skills.

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September 18, 2019

Cuba uses comprehensive plan to fight cancer

Officials with the World Health Organization say cancer is one of the major killer diseases in Cuba. Every year, thousands of people die of cancer on the island.  In response, Cuba put in place a comprehensive plan more than a decade ago.

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August 4, 2019

Voices from the Wall

Dan Williams traveled extensively along both sides of the border in order to speak to those whose lives have been impacted by “the wall.”

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Entrepreneurs deliver mail in Brazil`s biggest favela
July 21, 2019

Entrepreneurs deliver mail in Brazil`s biggest favela

Delivering mail in Rio de Janeiro’s slums, or ‘favelas’ as they are known in Brazil, is harder than one can imagine. They are informal neighborhoods that the government has never mapped. But entrepreneurs found a solution to provide this service.

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