Venezuela
BBC Fastrack: Reality Tours in Caracas

BBC Fastrack: Reality Tours in Caracas

It has the longest Caribbean coastline of any country and the world’s tallest waterfall, not to mention snow-capped Andean mountains and Amazon…

BBC: Venezuela Election Preview

BBC: Venezuela Election Preview

It is Venezuela’s most tightly contested presidential election in more than a decade. On 7 October, voters will decide whether to give…

Uganda
BBC: Uganda’s Troubled Karamoja Region

BBC: Uganda’s Troubled Karamoja Region

  Karamoja, in the far east of Uganda, is the country’s least developed area and lacks many basic services. The United Nations…

BBC: Troubled Waters of Lake Albert

BBC: Troubled Waters of Lake Albert

The village of Ntoroko on the shores of Lake Albert seems peaceful enough at first glance, but the 600 fishermen who make…

Guatemala

Reuters: Garifuna’s Endangered Culture

Reuters: Garifuna’s Endangered Culture

Descendants of African slaves who fled to Guatemala two centuries ago honored their ancestors in a wild celebration…

Reuters: Booze Ban doesn’t stop Guatemalan Horse Race

Reuters: Booze Ban doesn’t stop Guatemalan Horse Race

Despite a drinking ban mayhem erupted at a traditional Mayan horse race with riders falling off their horses…

Guyana

BBC Travel: Paradise Undiscovered?

BBC Travel: Paradise Undiscovered?

Despite its cultural, political and economic credentials as a Caribbean nation, Guyana’s coastline on the northeast edge of…

BBC: Gold and Green Guyana

BBC: Gold and Green Guyana

Almost everyone in Port Kaituma is making money from gold. From the miners who head out to the…

DR Congo

BBC: Sexual Violence used as Weapon in DRC

  It’s claimed rape has being used as a weapon of war, on a shocking scale…

BBC: Troubled Waters of Lake Albert

The village of Ntoroko on the shores of Lake Albert seems peaceful enough at first glance,…

Angola

BBC: Angola’s Recovery from Civil War

Francisca Segunda has come to a United Nations feeding centre in Huambo because her one year…

BBC: Making Way for Middle Classes in Luanda

The Angolan capital of Luanda is home to five million people, about a quarter of the…

The Comoros

BBC: The Smell of Success

Not for nothing are the Comoros known as the Perfume Isles. Walking in a field of…