Kofi Annan, former UN chief, dies at 80

(BBC) Kofi Annan, the only black African to become UN secretary-general, has died. The 80-year-old "passed away peacefully on Saturday after a short illness", the foundation named after him said. His home country, Ghana, has declared…

Whetting the appetite for slow food

HOLETOWN, Barbados (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Spooning raw yellowfin tuna caught off the Barbados coast into a mould and finishing the plate with a wave of sliced avocado, Rhea Gilkes strives to include as many local ingredients as she…