A declining fish population has forced Cabo Rojo’s diving fishermen into deeper waters, where many exceed safe dive times to make a living. Their efforts can lead to decompression sickness, and emergency treatment is hours away.
The Perroomies program promised temporary dog roommates during Mexico City’s coronavirus crisis. Now the program is over, and many of the dogs and their people have found a bond that’s anything but temporary.
The Indian government revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s semi-autonomous status last August to help unite India. A year later, that decision has divided communities in the region and spurred concerns about losing a unique identity.
The asbestos mines belonging to SMM Holdings were once among the world’s most productive – before allegations of fraud and mismanagement essentially shut them down. Years-long efforts to revive them have failed, and former employees are paying the price.