Anne Bouleanu

Anne Bouleanu

Education

US: Chicago teachers strike ends after 11 days without school

Students to go back to school Friday after Chicago Teachers Union, third-largest US school district reach contract deal.

US: Chicago teachers strike ends after 11 days without school

Education

US: A history of Chicago teacher strikes

Teachers in the US's third-largest school district have gone on strike nine times since forming union in 1937.

US: A history of Chicago teacher strikes

Education

Chicago teachers' strike: Educators want trauma care for students

Strike is about more than pay; teachers demand counsellors for every school to help students deal with daily trauma.

Chicago teachers' strike: Educators want trauma care for students

Education

Chicago teachers' strike: Thousands hit the picket lines over pay

Teachers in the US's third-largest school district stop work over wages, lack of resources and other issues.

Chicago teachers' strike: Thousands hit the picket lines over pay

Pollution

'Coal for diesel': Redevelopment menaces Chicago neighbourhood

Destruction of old coal-fired power plant to make way for e-commerce distribution hub promises more air pollution.

'Coal for diesel': Redevelopment menaces Chicago neighbourhood

Mental health

Surviving migrant shelters, US detention with a mental illness

Healthcare workers say many asylum seekers suffer from mental illnesses but most go untreated due to limited resources.

Surviving migrant shelters, US detention with a mental illness

Inequality

Racial disparity: White neighbourhoods and investment capital

Urban Institute: Investors are putting significantly more money in Chicago's white neighbourhoods

Racial disparity: White neighbourhoods and investment capital

US-Mexico border

The 'crisis' driving some Americans to move to Mexico

A lack of affordable housing in the United States is driving many to move across the southern border.

The 'crisis' driving some Americans to move to Mexico

United States

Housing in Chicago: Pushing out the poor?

Geoff Smith: Low-income areas are losing affordable housing due to decades of economic disinvestment and discrimination.

Housing in Chicago: Pushing out the poor?

Philippines

Children go hungry as the Philippine economy grows

In Manila's largest slum, children hunt for scraps of food amid the rubbish against the backdrop of rising skyscrapers.

Children go hungry as the Philippine economy grows

Humanitarian crises

Booming business on Venezuela's 'wild' border

Puerto Santander, unregulated border town on the Venezuela-Colombia border where people get what they need and get out.

Booming business on Venezuela's 'wild' border

Colombia

Colombians divided after voters reject FARC peace deal

Emotions ran high in the streets of Bogota as referendum results came out.

Colombians divided after voters reject FARC peace deal