We track four people on their journey.
A look at the history of France's black community
Elizabeth Melimopoulos is an online producer with Al Jazeera English. She has covered stories in Latin America mainly Venezuela and Mexico, and writes on elections, politics, and Mexico’s war on drugs.
Students to discuss the role of media and the possible return of Mexico's former ruling party ahead of July 1 vote.
05 Aug 2013 13:12 GMT | Politics, Latin America, Mexico
Capture of the Zetas chief helps government score political points, but will it mitigate violence?
17 Jul 2013 18:40 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Latin America, Guatemala, Mexico
Lawyer and former governor lost the last presidential election to Hugo Chavez but believes things will be different now.
03 Apr 2013 10:08 GMT | Politics, Latin America, Brazil, Poland, Venezuela
National Assembly Speaker Diosdado Cabello and acting President Nicolas Maduro both have claims to future leadership.
Elizabeth Melimopoulos | 09 Mar 2013 01:08 GMT | Politics, Latin America, China, Cuba, Russia
Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's populist president, dies in a Caracas hospital after a nearly two-year battle with cancer.
Elizabeth Melimopoulos | 06 Mar 2013 15:35 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Latin America, Cuba, Iran
Hugo Chavez's health sparks intense debate whether the country will have to embark on new presidential elections.
Elizabeth Melimopoulos | 24 Dec 2012 11:36 GMT | Politics, Latin America, Cuba, Venezuela
As Ghanaians head to the polls, share in Al Jazeera's mobile voice campaign and learn what issues concern voters most.
Elizabeth Melimopoulos , Cynara Vetch | 07 Dec 2012 17:07 GMT | Politics, Ghana
Central American women hold caravan to search for children who went missing while crossing through Mexico to the US.
Elizabeth Melimopoulos | 26 Oct 2012 12:33 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
A look at where Venezuela's presidential candidates stand on security, economics, energy and other issues.
Elizabeth Melimopoulos | 03 Oct 2012 07:59 GMT | Latin America, Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, China
Mexican navy arrests alleged Gulf Cartel leader, but critics say targeting kingpins will not reduce drug violence.
Chris Arsenault, Elizabeth Melimopoulos | 15 Sep 2012 21:48 GMT | Politics, Business & Economy, Latin America, Mexico
Voters are counting on the next president to find a solution to the country's alarming rise in organised crime.
Mohammed Haddad, Elizabeth Melimopoulos | 25 Jun 2012 17:53 GMT | Latin America, Mexico
We travel to Chile to meet a group of young scientists determined to develop smart plant-based food to save the planet.
Science & Technology, Chile, Food
We follow the journey of a plastic bottle to find out what it takes to truly recycle the product creating zero waste.
Science & Technology, US & Canada, Environment
A couple working to protect LA communities from gang violence is caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs.
Politics, Gang violence, US
South Koreans drink twice as much liquor as Russians, but is this national obsession with alcohol reversible?
Health, Asia, South Korea