The World’s “Planet Hip Hop” series takes us to France, where hip-hop is second only to the US in terms of popularity and influence. Samuel Lamontagne, co-leader of the UCLA Hip Hop Initiative, explains the power of hip-hop and its evolution in France.
Global capacity for geothermal energy has nearly doubled over the past two decades.
A new investigation looked at more than 18 million people who took part in 50 studies in the US and UK. The World spoke to Charles Kwaku-Odo with the Caribbean and African Health Network about the study's findings on the virus's inequities.
The White House has nominated a senior adviser to President Donald Trump for a post that has traditionally been held by a Latin American.
On Easter Sunday, dozens of tornadoes tore across Southeastern US, killing more than 30 people. The deadly cluster of storms coincided with waters in the Gulf of Mexico that were three degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the long-term average.
Pioneering radio broadcaster Gil Bailey, known as the Godfather of Reggae Radio, died Monday of COVID-19.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, the Church of England's most senior bishop, said he was "personally sorry and ashamed" and called the church "deeply, institutionally racist."
Guatemala’s new government could bring stability to the country following a turbulent administration riddled with corruption, but analysts see little hope for substantive change in the return of military and private sector elites to power.
Magalie Dresse's craft business in Haiti caught fire in a protest. And while scared for the short term, she told The World she's optimistic that recent demonstrations will bring about long-term change.
At the UN Climate summit, small island nations including Antigua and Barbuda pledged set more ambitious carbon-cutting goals under then Paris Agreement but large emitters were largely silent.