Stories from Carol Hills
Senior Producer and host.
Carol Hills was part of the original team that created and launched "The World" in 1996. Currently, she is a producer, occasional reporter and host who proudly calls herself a generalist. Carol is interested in everything from US policy options in Afghanistan to the rise in pet ownership in the Middle East. She also has an interest in global humor (yes, sometimes it actually does translate) and produces a weekly narrated slideshow of political cartoons from around the globe.
Over the years, Carol has reported from Cuba, Nigeria, and Vietnam. She was a Knight Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology during 2001-2002 and has a master's degree from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. Carol got her journalistic start in Boston on "The Ten O’Clock News" with Christopher Lydon.
Musician Islam Elbeiti is part of the face of the monthslong protests that have become the biggest threat to President Omar al-Bashir since he took over in a coup almost 30 years ago.
Is this a genuine attempt at an image makeover?
From exile, Venezuelan political cartoonists draw the drama playing out in their home country where two people, Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, claim to be the nation's leader.
An anonymous satirist has created four characters who speak to the tragedy of Syria.
Satirists love US President Donald Trump and his journey to Europe and Britain has provided a non-stop supply of comments, gestures and tweets for satirists to lampoon.
Puerto Rico's power problems stem from an old system. The average age of a power plant in the US, and elsewhere around world, is about 15 years. The average age in Puerto Rico is 44 years.
Charges against Ramón Esono Ebalé were dropped on February 27th. It wasn't until March 8th that he was released from the infamous Black Beach prison in Equatorial Guinea.
A letter signed by French actress Catherine Deneuve has sparked controversy surrounding the #MeToo movement. Here's how cartoonists responded.
The northeastern United States has been engulfed in snow and cold. Moscow? Not so much. And that's been a big drag for winter photographer Ivan Boiko.
It took pressure, and lots of it, to get Iranian cartoonist known as "Eaten Fish" out of the Australian-run detention camp and it was social media that started the domino of pressure and activism that finally freed him.