In January, the Journalism Without Walls program went to Cuba for the third time. Six students and two professors travelled to Havana and Trinidad and filed these multimedia reports from the island nation.more
Manari Ushigua and the weight of the world
The leader of the Sápara nation has become the Sáparas’ link to the Western world, tasked with guiding his people to safety in a country that would see their territory scoured for oil.more
Melding medical traditions: Western surgery, rainforest plants
An untreatable snake bite in 1988 marked the beginning of a compromise between modern Western medicine and the Sápara peoplemore
Voting is mandatory in Ecuador.
Whether the nearest voting station is down the block or a days-long trek through the jungle, the government doesn’t care. Only the vote matters, and the punishment for failing to vote is severe.more
Stony Brook University School of Journalism students traveled to Russia as part of the “Journalism Without Walls” program. They were based in St. Petersburg, the home of former capital of the tsars, and learned about modern Russia in one of the most beautiful, historic and important cities in Europe.more