Peru's president Ollanta Humala was elected in 2011 partly on a pledge to protect the environment. He's declared a state of emergency in the Pastaza RIver basin, and gave an Argentinian oil company operating there three months to clean up.
If you're mad about something on TV, in a magazine or even a radio program like The World, you can write to us. But if you're the subject of a political cartoon or caricature and you disagree with it, what do you do?
People around the globe have seen the heart-breaking images from the scene of the garment factory collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh. But Syed Rashad Imam Tanmoy, a cartoonist for The Dhaka Tribune, says it's gut-wrenching to see it up close.
Cartoonist Steve Bell has been skewering British politicians since his career took off in the late 1970s. Because his obsession is politics, a good number of American presidents have come in for in his particular brand of satire. Steve Bell's leftist politics inform how he characterizes US presidents. George W. Bush was easy. Barack Obama: not so much.
Ariel Sharon was a giant of Israeli culture for many years. On Sunday, he finally died — after spending eight years in a coma. Israel cartoonist Amos Biderman loved Sharon, loved drawing him to be exact.
The E. coli outbreak: when a cucumber is no longer just a cucumber; what Moammar Gaddafi and FIFA head Sepp Blatter share in common, and Syria's best known opthalmologist continues his bloody crackdown on dissent.
Gene Luen Yang is known for exploring the Boxer Rebellion in his critically acclaimed graphic novel, "Boxers and Saints." His latest project revives the Green Turtle, a little-known Asian American superhero.
South Africa's ruling African National Congress exiled its controversial Youth League leader Julius Malema to the political wilderness Thursday. Marco Werman gets more from South African journalist, Milton Nkosi, who's covering the story.
Anchor Marco Werman talks to British cartoonist Steve Bell about the life and work of British graphic artist Ronald Searle who died at the age of 91. Searle was the author of the St Trinian's series and was an illustrator for many news publications.
Cartoonists are on the front line of freedom of speech. Events this week have put to the test just what responsibilities that entails. Kevin Kallaugher draws for The Economist and Patrick Chappatte cartoons for the International Herald Tribune.
Political cartoonists are registering their own opinions on the ouster of Mohammed Morsi's by Egypt's military. The World's Cartoon and Satire Editor Carol Hills talks about how the cartoons' messages vary according to the region where they were drawn.
Turbaned and proud. That's Vishavjit Singh who responded to the hate directed at him after 9/11 by drawing political cartoons about being Sikh in America. Then he got really bold and dressed up as Captain America and took to the streets of New York City.