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Building Bridges to Climate Progress

This year's UN climate conference could bring about much-needed and long-awaited funding for climate strategies in developing nations.

Brazil’s Upcoming Elections are ‘Life or Death’ for Indigenous People of the Amazon

Brazilians head to the polls Oct. 30 in an election that could determine the fate of the Amazon rainforest and the Indigenous communities that live there.

James Webb is Just the Tip of the Iceberg in Space Exploration

Plans to return humans to the moon are just one of the next major endeavors to follow the launch of the James Webb telescope.

For Caribbean Diaspora, Elizabeth’s Passing Raises the Specter of the UK’s Colonial Past

Carib Press publisher and editor Lyndon Johnson says Elizabeth's passing is a reminder of unresolved issues stemming from the colonial past.

Ordinary Brazilians Go Hungry as Bolsonaro Threatens Democracy

Rampant hunger, poverty and crippling household debt are priorities for Brazilian voters even as the current president makes democracy the key target.

Officials Dither as Climate, Humanitarian Catastrophe Loom Over US-Mexico Border

The end of beer manufacturing and a wave of violence across Mexico's north point to deepening crises along the border region.

The Border Wager: Near Shoring Puts Ciudad Juárez at Center of Global Economy

In the annals of border history, U.S.-Mexico relations and global commerce, Ciudad Juárez has often - and may yet still play - a pivotal role.

A Year After Withdrawal from Afghanistan, Refugees Struggle to Find Footing in US

There are now 76,000 refugees from Afghanistan who have resettled in the US, mostly in Northern California, Washington DC, Texas, and Washington state.

As Migrant Flow Increases, Illegal Pushbacks Continue Along EU’s Southern Border

Croatia continues to forcibly deter migrants seeking entry into the European Union in what human rights groups say is a violation of international law.

‘They Are Very Cunning’ — Editor of Burmese Paper in LA Fears Dark Times Ahead for Myanmar

Thakhin Kai Bwor, editor of the Mynamar Gazette, says the execution of four prodemocracy activists suggests more violence ahead for the troubled country.

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