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Carrie Kahn

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Mexican Drug Lords File Complaint Over Inhumane Prison Conditions

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Some of Mexico's most infamous drug traffickers, including El Chapo Guzman and Edgar "La Barbie" Valdez Villarreal, have written a letter to the country's National Human Rights Commission.

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Notorious Mexican Criminals Say Prison Conditions Are Inhumane

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Nearly 140 inmates, including Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and Edgar "La Barbie" Valdez Villarreal, complain of dirty cells, spoiled food and filthy conjugal rooms at Mexico's maximum security prison.

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Ex-Boxing Champ Steps Back Into Spotlight As A Face Of Addiction

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Mexican boxer Julio Cesar Chavez rarely fell in the ring, but alcohol and drugs knocked him down for decades. He's clean now and telling his story to help fellow Mexicans get clean too.

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In Mexico, A Fight Over Press Freedom

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A Mexican broadcaster has fired one of the country's most prestigious journalists and set off a firestorm over freedom of expression and the press.

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Mexico Takes Out Cartel Heads, But Crime Continues To Climb

Friday, March 13, 2015

Mexican authorities have scored some big arrests of major drug cartel leaders in recent weeks. But most experts say that's not enough: Police, legal and judicial institutions need strengthening.

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Tijuana Cops Turn On Body Cameras And Hope To Turn Off Bribery

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Police in Mexico are known more for taking bribes than fighting crime. Tijuana's force is now using body cameras and hopes it will show that the public also plays a big role in corruption.

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Monarch Butterfly Population Rejuvenated After Last Year's Record Low

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Monarch butterflies have arrived in Mexico, and conservationists are applauding the country's crack down on illegal loggers who contributed to habitat loss and decline of the species. Now they are turning their attention to the U.S. to help save the migratory insect.

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Major Mexican Cartel Leader Arrested

Friday, February 27, 2015

Another Mexican cartel leader is behind bars. Police arrested Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, a leader in the Knights Templar cartel. The cartel trafficked methamphetamine in the United States and once dominated the Mexican state of Michoacan through extortion, killings and kidnapping.

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Daughters Back An Artful End To The Rivera-Rockefeller Rivalry Story

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Capitalist Nelson Rockefeller and painter Diego Rivera clashed over a political mural in the 1930s. Now their daughters have teamed up to preserve both their fathers' legacies and the art they loved.

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Netflix Streams Its Way To Cuba โ€” Slowly

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Netflix, the video-streaming service, announced it was offering monthly packages to Cuba starting this month. But few people on the island have access to high-speed internet.

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U.S.-Cuba Talks First Step In Long Process Of Restoring Relations

Friday, January 23, 2015

U.S. diplomats have wrapped up two days of talks with Cuban officials โ€” the highest-level meeting in 35 years. The aim is to start talking through how to restore diplomatic relations following the historic warming of ties announced last month by President Obama and President Raul Castro.

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More Talks With Cuba Are Needed To Repair Broken Relations

Friday, January 23, 2015

Two days of historic talks in Havana between U.S. and Cuban diplomats ended with both sides expressing the will to continue to talk. Major obstacles still exist in the effort to normalize relations.

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Historic Diplomatic Talks Begin In Cuba

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The most high-level U.S. delegation to visit Cuba in 35 years is in Havana for two days of talks. The meetings follow the historic thaw in relations announced simultaneously last month by President Obama and President Raul Castro. The focus of the talks will be migration and the nuts and bolts of restoring diplomatic ties.

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U.S.-Cuban Officials Meet In Cuba To Re-Establish Relations

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Diplomats are in Cuba this week for talks with high-level representatives from the communist government. The talks, which begin Wednesday, are the first official discussions in decades.

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Political Turmoil Threatens To Derail Haiti's Delicate Recovery

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Haiti's President Martelly has formed a new government that he rules by decree. He's appointed some new ministers and a prime minister but hasn't said when new elections will happen. The U.S. has pledged it's backing of Martelly, but many are worried that the continuing political turmoil is hurting reconstruction efforts.

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Five Years After Earthquake, Haiti's Recovery Remains Uneven

Monday, January 12, 2015

Five years after an earthquake leveled Haiti's capital, killing more than 100,000 people and leaving millions homeless, Port au Prince is being resurrected. High-rises stand where previous buildings were reduced to rubble in the temblor. However, thousands of people still are without permanent housing.

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In Haiti, Politics And An Earthquake Anniversary Collide

Monday, January 12, 2015

It's been five years since an earthquake devastated Haiti. Meanwhile, opposition lawmakers are blocking a compromise that would avert the dissolution of Parliament and the president ruling by decree.

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Haiti's Political Crisis Expected To Come To A Head Next Week

Friday, January 09, 2015

If a political compromise is not reached before Monday, which also happens to be the 5th anniversary of a devastating earthquake, parliament will be dissolved and the president will rule by decree.

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Privacy, Security Focal Points At CES

Thursday, January 08, 2015

From Goldkey's smart watch that can make encrypted phone calls, to the iWallet that prevents hackers from stealing your credit card information, tech companies at CES are focusing this year on privacy gadgets. Melissa Block talks to CNET's Lindsey Turrentine about the latest in personal privacy technology at this week's International Consumer Electronics Show.

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In Haiti, Time Running Out To Schedule Overdue Elections

Thursday, January 08, 2015

Time is running out in Haiti for a political compromise before the Jan. 12 date when the majority of the country's legislators' terms will expire. Opposition senators are refusing to negotiate with the embattled president, and if an agreement is not hammered out, Michel Martelly will rule by decree.

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