In a year when European countries, the United States, and other traditional donors are looking for ways to balance their budgets, how exactly is the United Nations paying for it? In part by cutting resources in protracted crisis zones like Colombia.
The Mexican drug war is steadily eroding the basic legal protections of a fragile criminal justice system.
It's indicative of just what a stress this refugee influx is that almost five times as many Liberians are malnourished as Ivorian refugees.
A week of bad news in Cote D'Ivoire shows how the conflict is still very much a real a present danger to peace and reconciliation.
Pick up the papers in Mexico these days and you’re likely to see something particularly alarming: among the daily toll of deaths and arrests in the country’s war on organized crime are an increasing number of children.