The singer-songwriter has always straddled between the worlds of globalization and the traditions of her homeland.
Pamela White served as US ambassador to Haiti from 2012 to 2015 and is now with the School of Policy and International Affairs at the University of Maine. She discussed the situation in Haiti with The World's host Marco Werman.
In October, the Royal Festival Hall will feature 21 classical composers of color in its first season since the country's first lockdown this spring.
After a day as a hurricane, Tropical Storm Marco brought a surge of high water to the Louisiana coast on Monday, setting the stage for Tropical Storm Laura to enter the Gulf of Mexico and move toward the same stretch of US coast later in the week, most likely as a hurricane.
The news media has become a vital resource during the coronavirus pandemic — especially outlets serving immigrant communities. But those organizations are suffering from the same financial crisis bigger media outlets are experiencing.
Farm pollutants from multiple states feed a massive dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico. Shrimpers pay the cost.
Up and down the Mississippi River, new pressures are being put on America’s inland hydro highway, which helps deliver US goods and commodities to the rest of the world and allows trade flows to return. The strain on the river system is only becoming more acute with the impacts of climate change.
New Orleans native Jack Gilmore brought spicy hometown dishes like étouffée and gumbo to the menu aboard a scientific research ship. But he also learned what the warming of Antarctica might mean for his beloved city.
Canada's practice of limiting milk production ensures a stable market for its dairy farmers. It’s also being touted as a potential solution to the US dairy crisis.
Across the United States, it doesn’t take a devastating storm for scientists and citizens to see the unwelcome transformations that climate change is causing right now.
The justices left in place a June ruling by the New Orleans-based 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals that the plaintiffs — same-sex couples, civil rights advocates including the head of the state NAACP chapter, a church and others — did not have legal standing to bring the lawsuit.