Victims of violence in Mexico get help from unique university program

Academic program offers victims' families legal and mental health help, and in some cases publicity to pressure the government to investigate crimes.
Sep 20, 2016
Jenny Chen, a resident of Wallingford, has gone missing while backpacking in Mexico. Here, Chen is seen while traveling in Puebla, Mexico, in March. (Courtesy of Jonathan Reinhard)

What do you do when a loved one goes missing abroad?

Frustration with uncooperative embassies and local police are common when Americans go missing abroad.
May 20, 2016

Your hitchhiking days are over, young lady!

Technology is great. But has too much connection with home spoiled the freedom of travel?
Apr 19, 2013

UPDATE: Whidbey Island backpacker missing in Argentina has been located.

Update Sunday 6:00pm: Alec Zimmerman is back in contact with her family and is perfectly okay. Here’s the message she posted on Facebook earlier today:
Apr 13, 2013