By Jorge Silva
March 5, 2014
Once in a great while there comes a day that marks the end of an era. That’s what happened the afternoon Hugo Chavez died.
Legudsen Village, Nepal
By Navesh Chitrakar
“No, I will not send my daughters to practice chaupadi”, said 22-year-old Muna Devi Saud as she stood outside her house in the hills of Legudsen Village – one of many small settlements in the remote Achham District of far western Nepal.
By Mark Makela
It was my editor Chris Helgren who told me about the “Book Buddies” program, where children in the Pennsylvania town of Birdsboro read to cats up for adoption at an animal shelter. The assignment was a gift – unusual, humorous, endearing, with universal appeal.