The Wayuu People's Struggle for Clean Drinking Water in the Guajira Peninsula
The Guajira peninsula, facing the Caribbean Sea, is shared by Colombia and Venezuela. It is also home to the Way indigenous people, who are the largest indigenous group in both countries. The Wayuu face numerous challenges, but one of their main struggles is the lack of access to clean drinking water. In this report, Toby Muse tells the story of the Wayuu and their difficulties.
Oregon Decriminalizes Recreational Drug Use: An Alternative Approach to the War on Drugs?
In 2020, the US state of Oregon decriminalized recreational drug use. As a result, individuals are now allowed to carry small amounts of drugs like heroin, meth, cocaine, and fentanyl without fear of arrest. This policy was intended to provide an alternative approach to the war on drugs, but many people believe it has had negative consequences. Mike Kirsch has the story.
Exploring the Austro-German Community in the Remote Andes of Peru
In the 19th century, a group of Austro-German colonists arrived in Peru, leaving behind the Alps for the Andes. Despite being thousands of kilometers away from their homeland, they have managed to preserve some of their traditions. Today, they reside in one of the most remote areas of Peru. Dan Collyns visited this community to learn more about their unique way of life.
The Threat to Xochimilco Gardens: Overuse and Climate Change
The Xochimilco Gardens in Mexico City have been a popular destination for centuries. Initially, the Aztecs utilized these gardens to provide water and produce for the city’s residents, and today they continue to play a crucial role in the ecosystem. However, according to Harris Whitbeck, overuse and climate change are posing a threat to these famous gardens.