Proposal to let immigrants vote in New York elections Reply

Maggy Donaldson reports on the drive to make New York the first big U.S. city to allow legal immigrants to vote in municipal elections.

New York City non-citizen eligible voter population by council district, based on census data. Map courtesy of NY Coalition to Expand Voting Rights.

New York City non-citizen eligible voter population by council district, based on census data. Map courtesy of NY Coalition to Expand Voting Rights.

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New development effort in Ghana’s poorest region 2

Ghana’s economy is one of the hottest in the world, but not everyone enjoys the benefits. Barbara Borst reports on efforts to include the impoverished northern regions.

Women gather the fruit from wild shea trees across the northern regions of Ghana. The fruit is edible and the kernels, known as shea nuts, are rich in oils that can be turned into shea butter.

Women gather the fruit from wild shea trees across the northern regions of Ghana. The fruit is edible and the kernels, known as shea nuts, are rich in oils that can be turned into shea butter.

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