Carrie Kahn

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Extreme drought in northern Mexico has left millions of residents without water

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Two of the three reservoirs that serve the city are practically empty. In the long term, officials are trying to build more dams and reservoirs. The short term plan is to hope for rain.


What Haiti looks like a year after its president was assassinated

Thursday, July 07, 2022

Even after a year, much is still unknown about the figures behind the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise. It has created a political vacuum filled by instability and gang violence.


A Mexican town learned that 3 local cousins died in the San Antonio smuggling tragedy

Monday, July 04, 2022

Relatives of three young cousins from a small town in Mexico finally got that official word that they were among the victims of the San Antonio human smuggling tragedy.


Hondurans are identified among the victims in the Texas smuggling tragedy

Thursday, June 30, 2022

A Honduran mother talks about losing her two sons and a young woman she also calls her child, in a human smuggling operation that left at least 53 migrants dead this week in San Antonio.


What outcomes can we expect from the Summit of Americas?

Thursday, June 09, 2022

Leaders of nations in the Western Hemisphere get down to business at the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles. How likely is it that they'll achieve any of their goals?


The biggest and most complicated topic at the Summit of the Americas? Migration

Tuesday, June 07, 2022

Migration is the biggest issue on the table at the Summit of the Americas this week. What can the regions leaders do to help relieve the crush and human misery at their borders?


With Cubans leaving en masse, much of Cuba's real estate is up for sale

Tuesday, June 07, 2022

Cubans are fleeing because of a steep economic downturn. Immigration is a big issue as leaders meet at this week's Summit of the Americas — but communist-controlled Cuba isn't invited.


The Summit of the Americas is often messy, and this year's looks to be no different

Monday, June 06, 2022

The Summit of the Americas has a long history of being kind of messy. This year's summit in Los Angeles seems quite likely to follow suit.


Cuban activists applaud U.S. decision to exclude Cuba from Summit of the Americas

Monday, June 06, 2022

The Biden administration declined to invite Cuba to this week's Summit of the Americas. Free speech advocates point to a crackdown in Cuba that heightens surveillance and stifles dissent.


There's an exodus from Cuba happening

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

More Cubans are leaving the country than ever before. Cuba is facing its worst economic downturn in decades.


Encore: Cuba hopes if it builds hotels, tourists will come, after long COVID shutdown

Monday, May 30, 2022

Tourists — one of the mainstays of the Cuban economy — are returning, but the recovery is slow and some say mismanaged.


Many nations say they won't go to the Summit of the Americas unless all are invited

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Will the U.S. be able to salvage the remnants of the Summit of the Americas? And what does the growing boycott mean for U.S. influence in Latin America?


Tourists are returning to Cuba, but is it enough for the island's economy?

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Tourists, one of the mainstays of the Cuban economy, are returning. But the recovery is slow, and some say mismanaged.


Mexico's official list of missing people passes 100,000, with few cases ever solved

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Mexico marks a grim milestone: The number of people officially listed as disappeared now exceeds 100,000. Many are victims of drug cartels, journalists, human rights advocates and Indigenous people.


Biden administration to lift some travel restrictions and remittances on Cubans

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

The White House announced it will lift some of the Trump era restriction on travel and remittances on Cubans. Hit hard by COVID and other missteps, the Cuban economy is barely functioning for many.


U.S. and Cuba to sit down to talk migration

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Officials from the U.S. and Cuba are talking as migration from the island increases.


Many countries are seeing the worst inflation in decades

Friday, April 15, 2022

Inflation isn't just an American problem — it's happening in places around the world and stretching some countries to the point of political unrest.Many


Mexico's president declares victory after recall vote, which critics say was rigged

Monday, April 11, 2022

Mexico's president called a recall vote on himself this weekend and won, though most Mexicans did not participate and opponents say it was too costly.


Here's why Mexico's president is launching a vote to recall himself

Saturday, April 09, 2022

While recalls are a common political tool, normally it's the opponents of an unpopular leader who favor a recall. But Sunday's referendum is the president's own idea. And he's expected to win.


Mexicans will vote on whether their president should be removed from office

Friday, April 08, 2022

Mexico's president has set a recall election for Sunday on his own term in office. He's expected to win what critics say is an act of political theater.