The Venezuelan consulate in Miami closed amid a political scandal this year, and now some 26,000 Venezuelans living in Florida must travel more than 650 miles to cast ballots.
Valencia has seen its share of troubles lately from transportation woes to contaminated water. Are the four city checkbooks that went missing, an example of bad governance or bad luck?
Irish nonprofit GOAL teaches seasonal brickmakers in Kolkata to read and do math, a crucial step toward self-sufficiency.
As Brazil prepares to host the Rio+20 conference this month, its own rapid urbanization highlights the health and infrastructure challenges of promoting sustainable cities worldwide.
Lives revolve around finding water in parts of Mexico City, where 33 percent of residents don't have daily access to it.
Some 89 percent of the global population is now using 'improved' water sources, that are protected from outside contamination. But the finding is controversial.
As more and more Nigerians flood into Lagos in search of jobs and opportunities, the sanitation system is badly under strain.
Mumbai's infrastructure is groaning under the pressure of its decade-long economic boom, as people travel for business and rising incomes put more private vehicles on the road.