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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.


Former Spanish king returns to Spain, for a long weekend

Monday, May 23, 2022

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with Barcelona-based journalist Alan Ruiz Terol about the return of the former king of Spain to his homeland after almost two years in exile.


In a remote Chinese region, thousands are coerced to work

Friday, May 20, 2022

A new report from a Washington nonprofit tracks whether goods from China's western region of Xinjiang are made with forced labor, and how they make their way to customers in the U.S. and beyond.


Two versions of history collide as Finland and Sweden seek to join NATO

Friday, May 20, 2022

Finland and Sweden have long kept a careful balance — and neutral position — between the West and Russia. But that changed after Moscow invaded Ukraine.


How the U.S. and Russia feel about Finland and Sweden joining NATO

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Finland and Sweden have long kept a neutral position between the West and Russia. But that changed after Moscow invaded Ukraine. Today, the leaders of the two Nordic nations were at the White House.


Meet Alisa Amador, the winner of the 2022 Tiny Desk Contest

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

This year's winner is a songwriter from Boston, Mass., whose winning song is an ode to feeling like she doesn't fit neatly into any one box.


Journalist Kathy Gannon retires after 35 years covering Afghanistan

Thursday, May 12, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Kathy Gannon, who is retiring after 35 years of covering Afghanistan and Pakistan for The Associated Press, about the most significant moments from those years.


A spying scandal and the fate of Western Sahara

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Diplomatic relations between Spain and Morocco are tense after it was revealed that the phone of Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez had been hacked with the spyware Pegasus.


Trevor Reed came back home, but Paul Whelan is still imprisoned in Russia

Thursday, April 28, 2022

NPR's Rob Schmitz talks with David Whelan about his feelings about the release of Trevor Reese, while his brother Paul remains in a Russian prison on espionage charges.