Carrie Kahn

Carrie Kahn appears in the following:

U.S. Sanctions Have Cubans Bracing For Tough Economic Times

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Cubans are feeling the effects of the Trump administration's tough new sanctions there, which include limiting both U.S. visas and also the funds that U.S.-based relatives can send back to the island.

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Suits Filed Against Carnival Cruises, Cuban Firms Over Seized Property In Cuba

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Following a Trump administration policy change, Exxon Mobil and two Florida individuals sued companies for using property they said was confiscated by the Cuban government.

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Cubans Increasingly Anxious About Gas Shortages Under Trump Sanctions Against Venezuela

Sunday, May 05, 2019

Cubans are anxious about gas shortages that are worsening under Trump administration sanctions against Venezuela, a key fuel supplier to the communist island.

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Trump Administration Lifts Limits On American Lawsuits Against Cuba

Friday, May 03, 2019

Americans can now sue almost any company that trafficked property taken by Cuba's revolutionary government starting Wednesday. Miami-based conglomerate Carnival Cruise Line is the first to be sued.

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Mexico Experiences Unprecedented Number Of Arriving Migrants

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Mexico's interior minister says 300,000 migrants have tried to reach the U.S. through Mexico in the first three months of this year. Advocates accuse the government of mistreating migrants.

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U.S. Takes Action Against Venezuela, Nicaragua And Cuba

Thursday, April 18, 2019

The U.S. promises to bring democracy to Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua. A year ago protesters demanded the removal of Nicaragua's president, that situation is in a stalemate — just like in Venezuela.

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White House Cancels MLB-Cuba Deal Made Under Obama Administration

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

The Trump administration has canceled an agreement that would have allowed Cuban baseball players in the U.S. without having to defect first. Officials say the agreement was illegal.

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News Brief: Boeing Latest, Trump Border Trip

Friday, April 05, 2019

We look at how Boeing is responding to Ethiopian investigators who found that despite following all of the safety procedures provided by Boeing, the crew was unable to prevent the crash.

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View From Mexico On Trump's Border Shutdown Threats

Friday, April 05, 2019

President Trump travels to the U.S. Southern border Friday in a week when he's repeatedly threatened to shut that border completely. We hear about how Mexico is responding.

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Ortega Meets Opposition Activists In Nicaragua

Thursday, February 28, 2019

In Nicaragua, there appears to be some movement in the nearly year long political crisis as the government of President Daniel Ortega sat down with opposition activists.

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Trump's Venezuela Moves Follow Long History Of Intervention In Latin America

Friday, February 22, 2019

History suggests that if the U.S. takes too large a role in the South American country's crisis, it could spark a worse backlash than the original issue, experts and former diplomats warn.

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'Roma' Actress Brings Attention To Indigenous Roots In Hometown

Friday, February 22, 2019

Residents in the Mexican hometown of Roma actress Yalitza Aparicio are ecstatic that she was nominated for an Oscar. They're talking openly about the discrimination indigenous people face in Mexico.

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Venezuela's President Maduro Has Surprising Allies In Opposition To U.S. Involvement

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The Trump administration's push to oust Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is joined by other countries in the region. But the long legacy of U.S. intervention in Latin America has people concerned.

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U.S. Trial Of Mexican Drug Lord Attracts Much Attention In Mexico

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on Tuesday was convicted on all counts by a federal jury in New York. He could go to prison for life. What's the reaction in Mexico?

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Media Groups Say Journalists Are Being Harassed At U.S.-Mexico Border

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

U.S. and Mexican authorities have subjected journalists reporting on migrant caravans to excessive questioning and barred a photographer from re-entering Mexico. U.S. media groups call this harassment.

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Stay Or Go? Ortega's Crackdown Pushes Nicaraguans To Make Hard Choices

Saturday, February 09, 2019

The Central American country has been in turmoil since last April, when President Daniel Ortega launched a brutal crackdown on protesters and other opponents.

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Members Of Nicaragua's Opposition Consider Going Into Exile

Friday, February 01, 2019

As Nicaragua's economy declines and repression increases against the opposition, many people are deciding whether it's time to go. Those who stay are either in hiding or severely restricted.

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Uptick In Butterfly Census Could Be A Fluke, Researchers Caution

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Environmentalists say the number of monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico's forests is up dramatically. That's good news after years of drastic decline, but researchers warn it might not last.

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U.S., European Diplomats Urge Nicaragua's President To Speak With Opposition Groups

Friday, January 25, 2019

Top level U.S. and European diplomats are visiting Nicaragua urging its president to return to a national dialogue with opposition groups. The pleas come at a time of crackdown on press and protests.

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In Nicaragua, 2 Prominent Journalists Face Charges Of Terrorism In Attack On Press

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Two journalists imprisoned in Nicaragua will hear the evidence against them in court Friday. The government says they fomented hate while reporting on President Daniel Ortega's crackdown on freedoms.

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