Jean Friedman-Rudovsky

  • I Followed Fidel Castro's Ashes as They Toured Cuba

    For four days last week, a small army convoy carrying Castro's ashes zigzagged through the interior of Cuba in a symbolic reversal of the path the deceased leader took to overthrow the brutal regime of Fulgencio Batista in the 1950s.

  • Meet the Thai Sex Workers Fighting for Their Right to Earn a Living

    Members of Thailand's Empower organization want the sex trade industry to be treated just like any other profession.

  • The Ecotourism Industry Is Saving Tanzania’s Animals and Threatening Its Indigenous People

    For more than a century, the Maasai have been corralled into smaller and smaller pieces of land in order to conserve the environment and precious animals—and to make room for deluxe suites and armies of tourists.

  • The Ghost Rapes of Bolivia

    For a while, the residents of Manitoba Colony thought demons were raping the town's women. There was no other way of explaining how a woman could wake up with blood and semen stains smeared across her sheets and no memory of the previous night.