Reports by Pulitzer Center journalists for print, online and broadcast news outlets
Saleem Khan Rody is governor of one of the most strategic spots in Afghanistan. He has attracted major projects, including a $75 million investment in a power plant. The Taliban are out to stop him.
September 27, 2012 / The IndependentSIMEON TEGEL
Rising sea levels are destroying mangrove forests and ruining the livelihoods of some of El Salvador's poorest citizens.
September 25, 2012 / The Times of IndiaREMA NAGARAJAN
Enderson Araujo uses new media and technology to fight the one dimensional image of drugs and violence associated with Brazil's favelas.
September 24, 2012 / In These Times
Women in Afghanistan want their children to be safe and fed. They want a government that protects them against sectarian violence. But none of this is in sight, and soon the Americans will be gone.
September 24, 2012 / Warscapes
Some of the Ivorian refugees who crossed into Liberia when fighting flared last year are trickling back--to both destruction and signs of new unity. Austin Merrill meets a convoy crossing the border.
September 24, 2012 / The Chronicle of Higher Education
Freezing temperatures, howling winds and isolated location make new Russian campus a hard sell.
September 24, 2012 / The Washington Post
In a world hungry for cheap shrimp, Burmese migrants are the backbone of a Thai shrimp industry that is the world’s third largest. But low prices often come at their expense.
September 23, 2012 / The New Yorker
In Iraq's Domiz Refugee Camp, Syrian refugees are preparing to fight for their country: Kurdistan.
September 21, 2012 / PBS NewsHour
STEPHEN SAPIENZA, JASON MOTLAGH
The world--and especially the U.S--wants cheap shrimp. For the $1 billion plus shrimping industry in Thailand, satisfying this appetite comes at the expense of workers.
September 20, 2012 / The Washington Post
Thanks to a bottomless appetite for inexpensive shrimp in the West, Burmese migrants are the backbone of a Thai shrimp industry that is the world’s third largest. But there's a darker side.
September 18, 2012 / Scientific American
Chernobyl is a PR headache for Russia's nuclear industry, but a new generation is looking at the bright side of the nuclear disaster.
September 18, 2012 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Because of the abuse they endure in Burma, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fled to neighboring Bangladesh.
September 17, 2012 / The New York Times
The New York Times Lens blog features Peter DiCampo and Austin Merrill's "Everyday Africa" photography—a project that began during a Pulitzer Center-sponsored trip to Ivory Coast.
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JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)