Carrie Kahn

Carrie Kahn appears in the following:

Journalist Killings Continue In Mexico

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Award-winning journalist Javier Valdez was the sixth journalist killed in Mexico since the beginning of March. Valdez founded and edited the online media outlet Riodoce.


Fatal Shooting Of Journalist Highlights Rising Violence In Mexico

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Violence in Mexico is on the rise. It's now considered the second most deadly country in the world, after Syria. The cause is complicated, but involves shifting power struggles among drug cartels and organized crime. On Monday, assailants shot dead one of Mexico's most prominent journalists.


Central American Refugees Opt To Stay In Mexico Due To Trump's Policies

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

In Mexico, the number of refugees, mostly from Central America, has doubled in the last year, pointing to evidence that many aren't trying to get to the U.S. anymore. NPR takes a look at if Trump's presidency is having an effect.


After 6-Month Manhunt, Ex-Mexican Governor Nabbed In Guatemala

Thursday, April 20, 2017

More than half a dozen Mexican governors are either under investigation or on the run from corruption investigations. The power of governors and misuse of that power is on the rise


Mexican Actress Kate Del Castillo On Making 'Ingobernable'

Friday, April 07, 2017

Mexican actress Kate del Castillo, whose career was sidelined after she met with drug lord "El Chapo" Guzman, stars in a new Netflix series. She plays a first lady who takes on corruption.


With Murders On The Rise, 2017 On Track To Be One Of Mexico's Deadliest Years

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

In January alone, 1,938 people were killed. Poor security, the proliferation of drug gangs, corruption and lack of opportunities are among the factors causing the violence.


Mexican Newspaper Shuts Down To Protest Inaction Over Journalist Murders

Monday, April 03, 2017

More than three dozen journalists have been killed in Mexico over two and a half decades. The editor of Norte announced the closure in a goodbye editorial published in its last edition.


Anti-Harassment Campaign Startles Mexico City Subway Riders

Saturday, April 01, 2017

Activists outfitted a subway seat with a nude male torso with prominent genitalia. They videotaped men's offended reactions, and hope to make them more sensitive to the many women who are accosted.


More Than 250 Bodies Found In Mass Grave In Mexico

Friday, March 17, 2017

Authorities say they've found more than 250 bodies in what may be Mexico's largest mass grave site. The area has been marred by violence as warring drug gangs battle for control of the state.


Mexican Leftist Politician Rising In Polls With Anti-American Rhetoric

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is running for a third time for president of Mexico. But this time the leftist populist is ahead in polls, thanks to a rise in anti-American, anti-Trump sentiment.


Mexican Cement Company Looks To Profit From Border Wall

Monday, March 06, 2017

Bidding will open this week for companies seeking to build President' Trump's southern wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Among the companies that could benefit from the construction is Mexico-based CEMEX, one of the world's largest cement companies.


Former Haitian President Rene Preval Dies At 74

Saturday, March 04, 2017

Former two-time Haitian President Rene Preval has died. He was 74. Preval was president when the devastating earthquake struck Haiti in 2010.


Ahead Of Oscars, Costa Rica's President Makes Video For Nominee Emma Stone

Sunday, February 26, 2017

In an interview last year, Emma Stone said the place she'd most like to go is Costa Rica. The president of Costa Rica responded with a now-viral video message, personally inviting her to visit.


Trump Sends Top Aides To Mexico Amid Tensions With U.S.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits Mexico to discuss issues including border security, trade and fractious relations between the two neighboring countries.


Wrongfully Jailed Women Speak Out On Police Abuses In Mexico

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Mexican authorities apologized to three indigenous women who were unlawfully jailed for three years on trumped-up charges. The women say there are thousands of innocent people in Mexico's jails.


U.S. Officials To Brief Mexican Government On Immigration Policies

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The U.S. government estimates there are about 11 million people in the country illegally, and the Pew Research Center says a little over half of them are from Mexico.


Mexico Braces For Flood Of Returnees As Trump Cracks Down On Immigration

Monday, February 20, 2017

The Mexican government does little to welcome home deportees from the U.S., but it will now pay U.S. lawyers millions to help its citizens fight deportation. Mass repatriation would cost much more.


Anti-Trump Protesters Take To The Streets Across Mexico

Monday, February 13, 2017

Protesters rallied against Donald Trump's immigration policies in cities across Mexico this weekend. They also called for a boycott of U.S. products in an unusual display of nationalist pride.


As Trump Threatens To Ditch NAFTA, Tijuana Residents Face Uncertainty

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Tijuana, Mexico, is a prime example of an integrated, global economy, and Trump's threats to ditch NAFTA have residents on edge. With every White House tweet, they fear their livelihoods are hanging in the balance.


Haitians Denied Entry Into The U.S. May Have To Start New Lives In Mexico

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

With the U.S. denying humanitarian entry to Haitians and stepping up deportations, nearly 5,000 are trapped on the U.S. border in Tijuana. Some are resigned to starting new lives in Mexico.