Costa Rica is the picture of idyllic natural beauty. But beneath the surface, it’s a land of unnatural suffering, with nearly a quarter of the population in poverty and children as young as five sold into human trafficking.
Husband-and-wife activists Bernd Trepping and Nicola Cramer courageously take on the powerful vested interests of the psychiatric industry in the country where it all began, exposing its past crimes to stem its present-day corruption.
In the Philippines, meth is one of the most commonly abused drugs. And with dealers working finance deals with their addicts, it is easier to buy drugs than a burger.
For over two decades, the people of The Gambia suffered under a brutal dictatorship. In the year 2000, government soldiers fired live ammunition into a crowd of student protestors, ending a dozen young lives.
For nearly 30 years, civil war has torn Sri Lanka apart, driven by religious factions intolerant of one another.
If Colombia gained ground in its war on drugs by breaking up the cartels, it lost its battle to stop drug abuse amongst its own people.
Twenty-first-century Mexico has become a killing field—clocking nearly a hundred murders every day.
In Florida, 22 people are forcibly committed every hour. It’s all part of a scheme taking advantage of the vagaries of the law that contributes to $165 million in fraudulent Medicaid billing in a single year.
In Kenya, the number of drug abusers stands at nearly 5 million. All of which has plunged the nation into crisis, with more than 1,400 crimes committed every week.
In Washington, DC, the murder rate escalated 38 percent in a single year, equating to 5 killings every single week in one of the city’s worst wards.
Los Angeles. With over 700,000 drug users, 6 of whom die every day, it’s no revelation that it’s officially classified as a “high-intensity drug zone.”
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María Lara, named one of the most beautiful artists in Colombia, gained international fame as a model and actress, appearing in some of the highest-rated shows in television history.
Twenty-two percent of foster children in California are prescribed powerful, mind-altering anti-psychotic drugs.
When endemic human rights abuses threatened 5,000 years of Chinese culture, Taiwan native Simone Hsu began a movement to bring human rights back to Asia.
By the time he was 15 years old, Darren Tessitore attended a succession of funerals for close friends—seven in all—who lost their lives to drug-related causes.
In Denmark, a country with a rich literary tradition and the homeland of some of the world’s most beloved writers and poets, a study showed an estimated 700,000 citizens were functionally illiterate.
The Dominican Republic is plagued by societal challenges—much of which stem from the breakdown of moral values and its attendant breakup of the family unit.
Malaysia may be one of the world’s toughest countries when it comes to drugs. Owing to its proximity to the “Golden Triangle” of Burma, Laos and Thailand…
In the third busiest hub for child sex trafficking in the U.S., Christopher King is called “The Gentleman of Tampa.”
The disturbing reality of “medical kidnapping” is a threat to every child in America.
Janice Storey and other residents of a small coastal town, sitting on a major drug trafficking route, take action.
With the number of drug addicts in India nearing 70 million, Vasu Yajnik-Setia spearheads a movement to combat the country-wide culture of drug use.
It’s one of the most dangerous countries in the world with the third-largest youth population. Thirty-four percent of the people cannot read or write.
In a country with a history of corruption, drug abuse, crime, violence and terrorism, business strategy consultant Jorge De Tagle sees a solution after reading the book The Way to Happiness.
Over 190 billion dollars are spent every year in the U.S. on mental health. Seventeen million American children have been determined to be mentally ill.
Actress and model Sheena Chohan courageously uses her fame to raise awareness and fight for human rights in South Asia.
Minnesota’s crime rate is 88% higher than the national average. Nearly half the homeless population in the state is under 21.
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