Alex Leff was a senior editor at PRI. He has worked at GlobalPost as a correspondent in Costa Rica and as Americas editor.
Alex Leff was a senior editor at PRI based in Washington, DC. He previously worked as GlobalPost's Americas editor and Costa Rica correspondent.
While in Costa Rica, Alex also worked as a Reuters reporter and online editor for The Tico Times.
A Brooklyn native, Alex went global in 2000, living in Spain for seven years. In Barcelona is where he deepened his love for journalism, reporting at a local English-language paper and completing a Barcelona University master's in journalism organized with Columbia University.
Decades after being driven to extinction in their homeland, Przewalski's horses are being reintroduced into Mongolia's desert and mountains.
Thank you, European Southern Observatory.
New jaw-dropping numbers are out that suggest just how badly things have become in the oil-rich South American nation.
This is exacting a tragic toll, says the IMF's regional director.
For fans of lefty populist ways, not so much. But there is one thing they agree on.
Officials have put the city of Brussels on lockdown for a third day as authorities pursue one of the suspects in the Paris attacks.
The powerful quake off Chile's coast killed at least eight people and triggered large waves, forcing a million to evacuate.
They were pretty upset after leaks about the US spying on their communications. Now Brazilians' outrage is targeting their own officials.
The IMF says this new data is 'shocking,' so we thought we'd check it out.
They used to have low turnouts. But on May 7 the Scots are set to vote in greater numbers than the English, Welsh or Northern Irish, and largely for their pro-independence party.
But Mike Bloomberg also gave a couple of reasons some of the public won't be voting that way.