Carrie Kahn

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Mexico's President Proposes Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Mexico's president says he wants to change the Mexican constitution to make same-sex marriage legal. He even decorated his Twitter account with the rainbow flag. Who knew he was such a big proponent of gay rights?


A Wider, Deeper Panama Canal Prepares To Open Its Locks

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The expansion of the Panama Canal, a $5 billion project, opens next month and aims to triple the canal's capacity with bigger ships. A Chinese freighter will be the first one through the new locks.


Panama Papers Fallout Hurts A Reputation Panama Thought It Had Fixed

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Panama has improved transparency in its banking and legal sectors, and its economy is a bright spot in Latin America. But the Panama Papers have hurt the country's reputation.


Panel Accuses Mexico Of Torturing Suspects In Missing Students Probe

Monday, April 25, 2016

It's been 18 months since the disappearance and presumed death of 43 students in southern Mexico. An independent investigative panel on Sunday issued a scathing indictment of the government.


At Party Congress, Fidel Castro Speaks Of His Mortality

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Despite the recent U.S.-Cuba opening, Fidel's brother Raúl Castro, re-elected as party leader, referred to the U.S. as the "enemy."


Are Cuba's Communist Leaders Ready For Life Without Castro?

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Under a cloud of secrecy, the island's top leaders are gathering for a party meeting that may usher in the beginning of the post-Castro world.


In Mexico City, The Return Of Terrible Smog

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Mexico City has its worst smog in more than a decade. The government has ordered cars off the street one day a week, but city planners say that isn't a long-term solution.


Panama Is More Than A Hashtag

Saturday, April 09, 2016

Panamanians are upset about their country's international reputation in light of the Panama Papers leak, which exposed the country as helping the world's rich and corrupt hide their money.


The View From Mexico On Donald Trump

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Mexico has reshuffled its top diplomats in the U.S. to counter what it says is rising anti-Mexican sentiment since Donald Trump detailed his plans to force Mexico to pay for a border wall.


Being A Journalist In Veracruz, Mexico, Is A Very Dangerous Profession

Monday, April 04, 2016

Drug traffickers and a repressive state government make Veracruz one of the deadliest places for journalists in Mexico. Most now shun hard-hitting reporting, but still risk abduction and murder.


Soccer Wins Over New Generation Of Fans In Cuba

Friday, March 25, 2016

President Obama took in a baseball game during his trip to Havana this week, but soccer is encroaching on Cuba's national pastime, especially with young people.


Many Ordinary Cubans Welcome Obama's Message Of Peace

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Ordinary Cubans greeted President Obama's outreach to their nation warmly as he spoke to the Cuban people in a televised address Tuesday.


Obama Hopes Historic Visit Will Boost Cuba's Emerging Private Sector

Monday, March 21, 2016

While the U.S. is allowing more Americans to travel and do business with Cuba, the communist island's private sector is just emerging. President Obama is hoping his visit will give it a boost.


Cuban Dissidents To Obama: Press Harder For Improved Human Rights

Monday, March 21, 2016

Just before President Obama began his history-making visit to Cuba Sunday, police rounded up dissidents, fueling criticism that he has failed to win needed concessions from the Castro regime.


President Obama Arrives In Cuba With His Family

Sunday, March 20, 2016

The visit marks the first time a sitting U.S. president has stood on Cuban soil since 1928. It comes just months after the two nations normalized relations.


Tone Of U.S. Presidential Elections Is Bothersome, Many Mexicans Say

Thursday, March 03, 2016

GOP hopeful Donald Trump wants to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton wants to break down barriers. Mexicans tell us what they think about the campaigns.


5 Memorable Scenes From Pope Francis' Tour Of Mexico

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

In the run-up to his visit to Mexico, Pope Francis promised a clear moral message. He wasn't coming to gloss over the current ills of corruption and drug violence facing the country.

And he didn't disappoint.

Here are five memorable scenes in the pontiff's five-city tour, and some excerpts from ...


Pope Dishes Out Tough Love To Mexico's Rich, Political Elite

Monday, February 15, 2016

Pope Francis didn't shy away from criticizing his Mexican hosts. He called on the church hierarchy and the country's politicians to work harder for the good of the many and not just the privileged.


Mexican City Gets Makeover Just In Time For Pope Visit

Thursday, February 11, 2016

The city of Ecatepec, Mexico, got a makeover just in time for the Pope Francis' visit, which will undoubtedly show the schism between Francis' progressive church and Mexico's conservative hierarchy.


Pope To Visit Mexico As Priests Find Themselves On Drug War's Front Lines

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Pope Francis travels to Mexico on Friday, a country where suspected narco-traffickers have murdered nearly a dozen Catholic priests in the last few years.