Cassandra Giraldo

VICE News Tonight on HBO

Opioid Overdose Deaths Go Up for New Moms after Childbirth. Here’s Why.

Following the shift in recovery focus to pregnancy and babies, states are recognizing that mothers have been cut out of the picture.
Cassandra Giraldo
9.11.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This New Orleans Clinic Was Created to Help After Katrina. Now, All Their New Patients Are Undocumented.

Immigrants' kids are in serious need of health care. One clinic in New Orleans is trying to help.
Antonia Hylton
Cassandra Giraldo
Jika Gonzalez
8.29.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This Is the New Face of Climate Change

By 2050, climate change will displace an estimated 150 to 300 million people worldwide.
Cassandra Giraldo
8.28.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The life-sized way New Orleans honors its dead

A local print shop provides a key element of NOLA's traditional celebratory jazz funerals
Cassandra Giraldo
3.16.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

What happens to religious professionals when they stop believing in God

There's a secret forum for ministers who don’t believe in God anymore. We talked to three of its members.
Amanda Pisetzner
Cassandra Giraldo
Alzo Slade
12.27.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

California’s housing crisis is so bad people are living in cars

A program in Los Angeles called "Safe Parking" is helping people who have no other option than to live in their cars.
Cassandra Giraldo
Roberto Ferdman
Amanda Pisetzner
9.6.18
VICE News Tonight HBO

How detective work is being used to rescue kids from the foster care system

Foster care private detectives do what understaffed and under-resourced government agencies can’t — find permanent homes for foster care teens
Dexter Thomas
Oliver Arnoldi
Cassandra Giraldo
7.24.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Here's why Big Pharma won't pay for opioid deaths like Big Tobacco pays for cancer

A uptick in opioid litigation echoes the historic lawsuits brought by states against Big Tobacco
Cassandra Giraldo
4.23.18
Vice News Tonight

Iowans are trying to legalize an underground needle exchange

Cases of hepatitis C in Iowa are up 375 percent
Cassandra Giraldo
3.9.18
Puerto Rico

Delivering babies — and saving lives — in Puerto Rico after Maria

Alexa Liautaud
Cassandra Giraldo
Tessa Paoli
11.10.17
Puerto Rico

These Puerto Rican kids are fighting to reopen their school after Maria

A public Montessori school in the Juan Domingo neighborhood of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico still hasn't fully reopened after Hurricane Maria pounded its walls and windows more than a month ago.
Alexa Liautaud
Cassandra Giraldo
11.2.17
Vice News Tonight

Jails are replacing visits with video chats and families are devastated

The replacement of in-person jail visits with video calls.
Antonia Hylton
Cassandra Giraldo
6.27.17
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