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There is a myth about mass migration to Europe. But some people do risk it all

Monday, February 20, 2023

The challenges facing Africa are real, but depending on who you talk to, the solution is either to risk it all for a better life in Europe or stay on the continent and fight for a better future there.


If there's a war against climate change, Saint-Louis is on the front line. And losing

Monday, February 13, 2023

The UNESCO World Heritage city of Saint-Louis is perched precariously between the Atlantic Ocean and the Senegal River. And it's on borrowed time.


When the seas rise in Senegal, so do the fortunes of far-right parties in Europe

Monday, February 06, 2023

Sweeping global trends are changing the world. As climate change heats up the planet and pushes people to migrate, far-right politicians see both a threat and an opportunity.


This activist fights for migrants' lives in murky international waters

Monday, January 02, 2023

Helena Maleno helps save the lives of people who try to cross the border into Europe from Africa. Her story highlights the fraught international relationships when it comes to migration.


Madrid students bring joy — and money — to people all over Spain

Thursday, December 22, 2022

The traditional Spanish Christmas Lottery happens every Dec. 22. Madrid students bring joy, and sometimes a lot of money, to people all over Spain. Its top prize is known as "El Gordo."


Argentines around the world celebrate the country's World Cup victory

Monday, December 19, 2022

Argentines around the world share what Argentina's victory at the 2022 FIFA World Cup means to them.


A far-right extremism expert on the conviction of Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with far-right extremism expert Sam Jackson about the conviction of Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes.


Encore: A migration journey involves whether to look back or not

Friday, November 25, 2022

Senior Producer Miguel Macias's migration journey to the United States from Spain in 2001 involves the interlocking struggles of whether to return one day and how to remain connected to his homeland.


How one man went from a migrant leaving Africa, to an elected official in Spain

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Serigne Mbaye's journey is parallel to the larger picture of how climate migration intersects with politics. Now, he is considered one of the most vocal politicians in Madrid for migrant rights.


These are the migrants who plant and pick the strawberries in your supermarket

Monday, November 21, 2022

If you've ever had strawberries, there is a good chance they were grown in a province in southern Spain called Huelva. The work of planting and picking usually falls on migrants, many from Africa.


The risks are high and the rewards low for the desperate manteros of Madrid

Sunday, November 20, 2022

Some Senegalese manteros spend years selling goods on the streets of Madrid and trying to avoid harassment from police as they wait for visas and work documents.


Dozens died trying to cross this fence into Europe in June. This man survived

Friday, November 18, 2022

Migrants spend years trying to get to Melilla, Spain — an enclave city on the African continent. It's a perilous journey that led to dozens of deaths in June.


Officials have made Nador uninhabitable for migrants in search of a better life

Thursday, November 17, 2022

The city of Nador, Morocco is Europe's southernmost border and a gateway for migrants from Africa in search of better opportunities. But attempting to cross that border can turn deadly.


Travel diary: Tracking climate, migration and the far-right from Africa to Europe

Tuesday, November 08, 2022

Welcome to the travel blog for the NPR project that examined how the ripples of climate change radiate outward.


What independence for Puerto Rico could look like following natural disasters

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with author Jaquira Díaz, about the idea of independence for Puerto Rico in light of the recent challenges the island has faced after a string of natural disasters.


Players on Spain's women soccer team say they won't play until changes are made

Friday, September 30, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Barcelona-based reporter Alan Ruiz-Terol about 15 women soccer players renouncing to play for the Spanish national team.


What the eye of Hurricane Ian left behind in Charlotte County

Thursday, September 29, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Sandra Viktorova, reporter for WGCU in Fort Myers, Fla., about the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, after the eye of the storm made landfall in the area.


What's next for Chile after voters rejected a new constitution

Tuesday, September 06, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Antonia Laborde, a reporter for El País in Santiago de Chile after voters in the country rejected a new constitution. Now the country must consider a new path forward.


There are 2 types of immigrants: those who look back, and those who don't. I'm both

Monday, May 30, 2022

My story is unique in some ways, but also similar to that of many immigrants. And it brings up certain questions; like, what are the emotional consequences of emigrating to a different country?


Sen. Murphy says the chances for compromise on gun control are less than 50/50

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., who represents the community of Sandy Hook. He has been trying to pass gun control legislation since 2012's elementary school shooting there.