Sasha Chavkin

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

After Sri Lanka's announced ban on a Monsanto herbicide, opponents challenged the action and convinced the president to put the ban on hold.

Sri Lanka orders ban on glyphosate, an active ingredient in Roundup, citing kidney disease outbreak; Monsanto said the evidence is unproven.

The CDC launches industry-funded research into a kidney disease killing thousands of Central American agricultural workers.

Buried in Congress' spending agreement: a small but notable step to reform a controversial program.

Contributions from shipping interests and votes on a food aid amendment.

Maritime unions, shipping industry block reform to U.S. food aid distribution with campaign contributions.

Escalating a search for the cause of a mysterious kidney disease, health ministers from the Americas target money and research to CKD.

Governments from El Salvador to Sri Lanka explore the role of pesticides in a malady killing laborers, as other scientists eye heat stress.

World Bank approved $15M loan to Nicaraguan sugar plantation, even as industry is ravaged by disease.

In El Salvador, health ministries formally recognize a kidney disease killing laborers — and vow deeper scrutiny of its causes.

In Sri Lanka, the president vows controls on chemicals potentially linked to chronic kidney disease, as hospitals take steps for patients.

How a rare kidney disease is killing laborers and vexing researchers in three countries.

How a rare kidney disease is killing laborers and vexing researchers in three countries.

How a rare kidney disease is killing laborers and vexing researchers in three countries.

In Costa Rica, health officials and one company step up against a disease that's claimed thousands of lives in Central America

Miles de trabajadores de caña de azúcar mueren ante escasez de acción oficial

Mysterious kidney disease has killed thousands of men in an isolated region of Central America, but why?

Some nonprofits on the verge of getting government protection, even after acts of misconduct

Six months later, Dept. of Education continues to withhold financial aid for disabled students

Federal red tape traps disabled borrowers with student loan debt

Borrowers who become severely disabled can get federal student loans forgiven, but the program for deciding whether they qualify is a dysfun

After an investigation by ProPublica and Center for Public Integrity last week found that the Department of Education’s bureaucratic program

After six years battling Education Department, the government finally has forgiven Tina Brooks.