The World's Digital Editor/Producer
Karolina Chorvath is a Czechoslovak-American who has lived and reported in many countries including Spain, Poland, the Czech Republic and Croatia. Before joining PRI, she was a Web Producer for The GroundTruth Project and completed a reporting fellowship in Eastern/Central Europe on the rise of far-right political parties.
In March 2014, Russia’s “reacquisition” of Crimea operated more like an invasion, depending on who you ask. Now, five years later, Putin appears as comfortable as ever in Crimea while Ukrainians continue to struggle against Russian domination in the region.
President Donald Trump closed out 2018 with the announcement that ISIS has been defeated. Analysts say otherwise.
Women & Girls
El Salvador is one of just a handful of countries where abortion is banned in all circumstances. The ban is so draconian that even miscarriage is considered suspicious.
In a new book, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer talks about how his story of being undocumented was 'too complicated' for activists.
Bannon is in the process of setting up an umbrella group with a headquarters in Brussels to help support and coordinate these different nationalist parties. One of the people helping him is his friend, Benjamin Harnwell.
The World in Words
Karolina lives in Boston but grew up in several countries and speaks a bunch of languages. Her English is perfect but she doesn’t feel completely at home in it, or in American culture. Welcome to the world of third culture kids, a fast-growing group of people who fit in everywhere and nowhere.
On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump replaced US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo. In his new pick for secretary, Trump someone who agrees with him on major foreign policy issues.
According to UN statistics, about 40 percent of Iraq's population was born after the US invasion. Now, youth are investing in a new Baghdad.
If passed, the bill would ban abortions relating to irreversible damage to the fetus.
The traditionally male-dominated field of shark research is changing thanks to scientists like Alison Kock and Cynthia Wigren.