Kenya - Chang’aa, a Liquid Nightmare

Made from distilled maize and millet, but sometimes adulterated with acid and even petrol, chang’aa is the highly potent brew that is destroying Kenya.

Brazil - The Forgotten Sertão

It’s the other Brazil, the anti-Amazon, the poorest and most arid region in Latin America. The Sertão, the Brazilian outback, is twice the size of England: part sea, part desert and part steppe, where life is hard and poverty is rife in the streets. Half of South America’s poorest inhabitants live here, in the Sertão, […]