El Morro was conceived as the Venice of Venezuela, a place of canals and luxury yachts on the Caribbean Sea. But even here the economic and political crisis is evident, as BBC Mundo’s Guillermo Olmo discovered.
Picture: Luxury yacht in El Morro, Venezuela
Credit: G. D. OLMO/BBC
Who were the Blikkiesdorp 5?
The BBC Africa film “Murder Town” explores South Africa's Cape Town, both a popular tourist destination, and one of the most divided and violent cities in the world. Journalist Vauldi Carelse went to the site of one brutal mass killing in the Blikkiesdorp neighbourhood to tell the stories of the people living and dying there.
Picture: a mother overlooking Cape Town.
Ebola crisis: fighting fear and despair
It's a year since the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo began. More than 1,800 people have died, with the latest cases in Goma, a large city and important transport hub. It's an area BBC Africa's Gaius Kowene knows well.
Image: Congolese health worker administers Ebola vaccine
Credit: REUTERS/Olivia Acland
Life at 124°C for Indian brick makers
A report this month looked at the impact of working in a warmer planet. India got a particular mention, and Indian languages journalist Anant Prakash decided to see what this meant on the ground. He went to Uttar Pradesh to meet the brick makers enduring temperatures of up to 124°C.
Image: Indian brick kiln worker
My ancestors, the slave traders
When BBC Mundo's Jaime Gonzalez began to suspect that his merchant ancestors traded not only in goods but also in slaves, he set off on an investigation that took him to Spain and Chile. He made a documentary about what he found.
Image: BBC Mundo's Jaime Gonzalez against montage of historic slavery images