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Carrie Kahn

Carrie Kahn appears in the following:

Allegations Of Corruption Dog Mexico's First Lady Angélica Rivera

Monday, August 03, 2015

Mexico's first lady promised she would would sell a multimillion-dollar home bought under controversial circumstances. Many questions remain regarding the purchase, and she hasn't sold the house.

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Career Diplomat Jeffrey DeLaurentis Is Charge D'Affaires In Havana

Monday, July 27, 2015

It's been a week since the U.S. and Cuba reopened their embassies in each other's capitals. Next up will be appointing ambassadors. Until then, Jeffrey DeLaurentis is the U.S.'s man in Havana.

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Tourists Worry: How Long Before Cuba Loses Its Nostalgic Charm?

Sunday, July 26, 2015

As relations between Cuba and the U.S. move toward normalization, many worry Havana's iconic sites could be forever spoiled by an influx of tourists and cash.

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There's Little To See, But Cubans Gather Outside U.S. Embassy

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

The official reopening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana won't happen until Aug. 14. But Cubans were on hand as the U.S. and Cuba resumed full diplomatic relations after a break of more than 50 years.

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Diplomatic Relations Restored As U.S. Embassy Reopens In Havana

Monday, July 20, 2015

Cubans came to the U.S. Interests Section in Havana on Monday to witness the moment it transformed to an embassy, in a move that restored full diplomatic ties between the two countries.

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Old U.S. Embassy In Havana Becomes The New One As Relations Are Restored

Monday, July 20, 2015

The old U.S. Embassy in Havana has a storied past. The Cubans long described it as a nest of spies. Today the building again becomes an embassy as the U.S. and Cuba formally restore relations.

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A Look Inside El Chapo's Prison Escape Through A Tunnel

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman escaped from a Mexican maximum security prison earlier this week. NPR gets a tour of the tunnel he used to escape.

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A Visit To El Chapo's Prison Cell (Now That He's Gone)

Thursday, July 16, 2015

The Mexican drug lord escaped from a maximum-security prison via an elaborate tunnel that led to the shower stall in his cell. NPR's Carrie Kahn got a tour and shares what she saw.

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Maximum Security Not Enough As Mexican Drug Lord Stages Second Escape

Monday, July 13, 2015

One of Mexico's most notorious cartel leaders, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, escaped from prison this weekend — for a second time. A manhunt is underway after he fled his cell through a mile-long tunnel.

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In El Salvador, Gang Killings Take An Agonizing Toll

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Last month was the deadliest on record in the Central America country since the end of the civil war in 1992. There are more than 30 murders a day, due to gang violence.

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Mexicans Fight Back Against Donald Trump's Comments In Song

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump has been making controversial statements regarding Mexican immigrants. The government there is refusing to comment on his latest, released on Monday.

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Salvadorean Children Hope To Reunite With Parents Under U.S. Program

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Under a new program started this year, children from Central America who fear for their lives in their home country and have a relative living legally in the U.S. can petition for refugee status. In part two of NPR's look at one family's attempt to reunite under the program, a story of two children in El Salvador who haven't seen their father in more than 16 years.

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As Panama's Economy Booms, So Do Concerns Over Debt And The Environment

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Panama's economy, while cooling in recent years, is still growing at astonishing rates compared to its neighbors. But environmental damage and huge government debt are part of the package.

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A Father In California, Kids In El Salvador, And New Hope To Reunite

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Unaccompanied minors surged across the U.S. southern border last year, fleeing violence in Central America. This year the Obama administration hopes to forestall a new wave with a quiet new program.

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How Mexico Quietly Legalized Same-Sex Marriage

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

A series of low-profile court rulings culminated with a Supreme Court decision this month that says limiting marriage to a man and a woman was discriminatory and in violation of the constitution.

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Mexican Celebrities Face Fines For Election Tweets

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Mexico strictly forbids campaigning in the days before an election. But last Sunday, some of the country's best known TV stars, singers and sports greats tweeted their support for the Green Party.

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Mexico's Midterm Elections Marred By Violence

Monday, June 08, 2015

Mexicans went to the polls on Sunday to elect the lower house of Congress, 9 governors and hundreds of local officials and mayors. There was violence, especially in the southern part of the country.

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As Many As Six Candidates Murdered In Run Up To Mexican Elections

Friday, June 05, 2015

The candidates murdered were running in the most restive states in Mexico, where corruption and drug trafficking violence are the top issues on the minds of voters. Elections will occur Sunday.

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Former Vigilante Campaigns In Dangerous Mexican State Ahead Of Sunday's Election

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Hipolito Mora, who began a vigilante movement in the restive state of Michoacan, has not only laid down arms, but wants to be the local congressman. He was jailed twice for murder but was released.

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El Salvador's Slain Archbishop Romero Moves A Step Closer To Sainthood

Monday, May 25, 2015

Celebrations in El Salvador honored the life of slain Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was beatified on Saturday. Catholics paid tribute to the man who fought for the poor during the country's civil war.

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