Jurriaan van Eerten

United States

US: Justice for American veterans with PTSD

Veteran Courts offer treatment as an alternative to time in jail for veterans who face criminal convictions in the US.

Latin America

Connecting Iquitos: Building a road through the Amazon

The Amazon city of Iquitos, Peru, is only reachable by air or river. Residents say they want a road, despite the risks.


Protests over Morales expose divisions among Bolivians

Some fear Evo Morales will try to seek a fourth, unconstitutional presidential term in 2019.

Latin America

Peru and Bolivia vow to clean Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world has a weird foam layer on the surface and emits a smell of decay.


Portugal: Fifteen years of decriminalised drug policy

Portugal treats addicts as patients, not as criminals, after 15 years of decriminalised drug policy.

Gun control

Gun sales on the rise in anticipation of a Clinton win

Gun sellers report increasing sales as voters prepare for possibility of president who backs firearms restrictions.

Human Rights

Peru: Vigilantes take the law into their own hands

The rondas use a system they say dates back to the Incas, but some have accused them of human rights violations.

Human Rights

Peru's history of forced sterilisation overshadows vote

Presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori carries the burden of her father's involvement in forced sterilisations.

Latin America

Bolivian women mining for a living and for respect

Despite local superstition that female presence brings bad luck, women eke out a living inside dangerous Bolivian mines.