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.
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.
Cartoonist Angel Boligán left Cuba 25 years ago but the influences of his upbringing still come through in his drawings.
About 600 asylum-seekers in an Australian offshore detention camp on Papua New Guinea are hunkering down and refusing to leave. The power has been cut off, there's no air conditioning and food is running out.
Writer Viet Thanh Nguyen lives the insider-outsider life of a refugee. His fictional depictions of the effects of displacement has earned him a MacArthur "genius grant."
The French magazine Charlie Hebdo describes itself as a punch in the face. So get ready America, because Charlie Hebdo is coming to town, online and in English.