Verónica Zaragovia is a reporter who seeks immigration, politics and culture stories around the globe. She's based in Berlin, Germany and is a Robert Bosch Foundation fellow and Pulitzer Center grantee. Her favorite program to report for — and listen to — is PRI's The World.
When Uwe Dahlke went to his first Union game 46 years ago, today’s Germany did not exist. Union and Hertha were two teams in divided parts of what was once one Berlin.
Adriana Cómbita, 27, sees herself as part of a new generation of peacemakers who are enlisting ex-combatants, both FARC and ex-paramilitary, to their movement. Her workshops in prisons coincide with Colombia’s new judicial process that encourages those charged with war crimes to confess everything in exchange for lighter sentences.
Fighters get $200 a month as a stipend as they reintegrate into Colombian society but those payments won't last forever, so some are turning to tourism and creating FARC museums to earn a living.
Colombians in the US who remember the violence they left behind will likely vote for a far-right candidate.
Conflict & Justice
Fewer than two years after the signing of a peace treaty between the Colombian government and FARC rebels, a presidential election has made the accord’s future uncertain.
Ten years after Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia, Serbs and Albanians in Kosovo remain deeply divided — even over food.
Killeen, Texas has become a kind of Korean food capital, thanks to the many Korean-Americans who have settled there. It has a lot to do with the US Army base there.
A Latino family in Texas gives thanks by sharing a Mexican-style tamale feast with the employees of the company they've built from the ground up.
Because the word's origins are murky, it's difficult to know just how insulting calling someone a "coonass" used to be. Today, some Cajuns view the word as an ethnic slur, while others have embraced it as a badge of honor.