Global Politics

‘Hate crimes’ plague Staten Island

Staten Island has long been home to newly-arrived immigrants – now a wave of attacks against Latinos has both officials and residents worried, as PRI's The World reporter Alex Gallafent reports from the New York City borough.

Trial of former dictator forces Guatemala to face its turbulent past

Guatemala's former de facto president Jose Efrain Rios Montt is on trial for charges of war crimes and genocide committed under his brutal rule in the 1980s. After avoiding prosecution for nearly 30 years, Rios Montt faces a list of charges that shines a spotlight on the country's unpleasant past.