Ben de la Cruz
The country is rich in water resources. Yet many people in the city of Santa Marta struggle to get enough to meet daily needs. They improvise, strategize — and rely on a tangle of 1-inch pipes.
From watching the sun rise — yeah, it's a cliche but it works! — to dancing to techno music to doing good for others to just plain smiling, readers share what gives them optimism in times of trouble.
Wojciech Bakun admits he was ill-prepared to become a front line humanitarian worker dealing with the rush of refugees from Ukraine. And some onlookers have been surprised by his response, too.
A virus first identified in December has altered daily life and public spaces around the globe. These images capture scenes from this unnerving era.