Carrie Kahn appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.