We track four people on their journey.
Zika virus: 'We have more questions than answers'
15 Sep 2013 16:00 GMT | Politics, Environment, Humanitarian crises, Latin America, Peru
Peru’s government has declared a state of emergency in parts of the southern Andean region.
It has been hit with the coldest temperatures in a decade.
Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima.
Source: Al Jazeera
A famous cultural site, one of many in and around Lima, is being sacrificed for residential development.
Business & Economy, Latin America, Peru
Food shortage forces Mashco Piro tribe members of the Amazon rainforest to begin to interact with the 21st century.
Environment, Latin America, Peru
Transport apps are revolutionising commutes for the middle classes, but poorer citizens still face daily gridlock.
Poverty & Development, Asia, India
Cubans get amnesty at the US border, but reaching it involves a risky journey along the Central American migrant trail.
Human Rights, Latin America, Cuba
In many ways, Michael is just like any other 11-year-old, but he has had four open heart surgeries.
Health, US & Canada
Follow a dancer through the exhaustion and jubilation of Peru's days-long Virgin of Candelaria festival.
Arts & Culture, Latin America, Peru
Government recaptures key towns from rebels, as doubts grow about a pause in fighting and humanitarian crisis worsens.
Syrian Civil War, War & Conflict, Middle East, Syria
Saudi general confirms aircraft have arrived in Turkey to target ISIL with air strikes, but no ground forces yet.
ISIS, Syrian Civil War, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Turkey-Syria border
Activist Maryam al-Khawaja in debate with Mansoor al-Arayedh, the chairman of the Gulf Council for Foreign Relations.
Human Rights, Bahrain, Arab Spring
As the WHO investigates the massive outbreak of microcephaly in Brazil, we travel to ground zero of the epidemic.
Health, Latin America, Brazil
Hundreds of Cambodian journalists make a living by uncovering news and then extorting bribes to bury the story.
Media, Journalism, Cambodia
How will improving relations between communist Cuba and the capitalist US affect the lives of people on both sides?
Politics, United States, Cuba