Picture this: Your work day ends at 5 p.m. sharp. You say goodbye to colleagues on your last Zoom call of the day, tuck a surfboard under your arm and head to the beach. The aroma of sardinhas assadas is in the air, the sunshine promises to linger long into the evening and you’re not […]
Miguel Gutierrez comes from a long line of prodigal sons. And just like his father, he deviated radically from the path his family had envisioned for him. To go his own way, he turned against his parents and turned the volume on self-destruction. It was a lonely road.
From Devil’s Breath tells the unlikely story of two remarkable narratives that come crashing together; the extraordinary, inspiring community of survivors of the deadly 2017 wildfires in Portugal, fighting to ensure what they’ve lived through can never happen again; and a revolutionary, world-changing scientific discovery which could help protect us all from the climate emergency.
Schio, located among the heartland of the anti-immigrant Northern League party, has long welcomed foreigners. But migration, a highly charged issue in this year’s parliamentary election, is beginning to become divisive even here.
The issue of fake news – bufale, in Italian – has dominated concerns in Italy ahead of the March 4 parliamentary elections. The government, in partnership with companies like Facebook, has launched several projects to fight back.
When Pat’s father died and her family didn’t have enough money to survive in Nigeria, friends told her about a job taking care of children in Florence. She signed up and traveled there in 2000. But there was no job. She was sold to a sex trafficking ring. Pat, who preferred that her last name not […]
It’s a Thursday evening at a theater in El Salvador’s capital, San Salvador. As the performers of La Cachada Teatro prepare to take the stage, the audience is told to keep an open mind — and an open heart. Six years ago, the actress and director Egly Larreynaga convinced five single mothers from the poorest […]
The Latin American country has one of the world’s strictest laws against abortion, and dozens of women say they were wrongly jailed after suffering miscarriages. As El Salvador debates loosening the ban, they’re trying to change the conversation.
El Salvador tem uma das leis do aborto mais restritas do mundo e algumas mulheres chegam a ser condenadas a 40 anos de prisão por sofrerem abortos espontâneos. Em nome da proteção da família e dos filhos que estão por nascer, esta lei deixa famílias desprotegidas e filhos sem mãe.
The greek crisis escalated last weekend when the government decided to shut down its banks for a week, until after the national referendum on Sunday when Greek voters will decide whether to accept new austerity measures proposed by the “troika” of the International Monetary Fund, the European Union, and the European Central Bank.
After years of going abroad to find employment, the Iberian Peninsula is experiencing a resurgence in both economy and popularity. And that is bolstering Portuguese and Spanish psyches as well as wallets.
Gender equality and women’s rights are a topic of debate around the world today. In Barcelona, Spain, citizens have been trying a new tack on the issue: Does feminist government mean better government?
Um migrante ganês em trânsito para Acra perde-se em Lisboa e desencadeia um reencontro entre uma repórter e uma história que esta pensava ter deixado para trás. A história que se seguiu serve de reflexão sobre a provincial informalidade do sul e os seus efeitos no acolhimento de migrantes em Portugal e em Itália.
A frase «não há solução» está na boca de todos, pró-independência e pró-Espanha. Aqueles que, apanhados entre os dois lados da barricada, insistem no diálogo e pedem soluções não discutidas até agora, temem estar numa «situação impossível» e não encontram ninguém que os represente.