Carrie Kahn appears in the following:
Monday, July 06, 2020
Andrés Manuel López Obrador's critics say he's making a mistake by going to Washington and is giving in to the U.S. president's whims. But López Obrador says, "We are going ... with our heads high."
Monday, June 29, 2020
The U.S-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement that will go into effect on Wednesday calls for new worker protections in Mexico. But the recent jailing of a Mexican labor activist is raising concerns.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
A 7.4 earthquake centered along the coast of Mexico's Oaxaca state killed at least five people, damaged buildings and rattled nerves across a wide swath of Mexico and into Guatemala.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Pandemic has tested the strength of El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele. He remains popular, but his draconian lockdown rules have raised human rights concerns and faced pushback from Congress.
Monday, June 15, 2020
As COVID-19 cases surge in Mexico, a doctor in Mexico City and nurse in Tijuana — the two virus hotspots — talk about the strains and grief of treating patients over the last several weeks.
Wednesday, June 03, 2020
The World Health Organization has reported that Latin America is now the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Pan American Health Organization warned countries against rushing to reopen economies.
Monday, June 01, 2020
Mexicans are left with mixed messages of a national lifting of social distancing measures but a government map showing most of the country still unready to reopen.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
In the southern state of Oaxaca, volunteers in one town take turns driving a large speaker around. They play health tips, songs and even jokes to the town's elderly and others under COVID-19 lockdown.
Thursday, May 14, 2020
The official numbers are still relatively low, but Mexico City hospitals and cemeteries are overwhelmed with apparent victims of the coronavirus.
Friday, May 08, 2020
Immigrants in the U.S. sent an estimated $150 billion to their home countries in 2019 — half to Latin America and the Caribbean. The World Bank is predicting a sharp decline in remittances this year.
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
Not only public celebrations of Mexico's Cinco de Mayo have been canceled, but families have to mark the holiday without beer — it is not on the list of essential products during the pandemic.
Saturday, May 02, 2020
At least 100 Guatemalans infected with the coronavirus were deported from the U.S. from mid-March through mid-April. And advocates say Mexico has not been testing Central American deportees.
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has no plans to rescue the country's businesses beyond small loans for small firms. Hurt by the COVID-19 shutdown, the country's in a deepening recession.
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Hijo del Soberano was already designing lucha libre costumes on the side. Since his wrestling venue shut amid Mexico's lockdown, he's turned to making masks. "I just altered my skills a bit," he says.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Will the masks of El Santo and the Blue Demon protect people from the coronavirus? Mexico's professional wrestlers hope so. They are now sewing face masks for the public.
Monday, April 27, 2020
President Nayib Bukele authorized officers to use lethal force against gang members who allegedly were responsible for dozens of murders while police were focused on the COVID-19 lockdown.
Sunday, April 26, 2020
U.S. officials and firms are pressuring Mexico to open up factories vital to North American supply chains, despite a number of worker deaths from COVID-19.
Saturday, April 18, 2020
The government has failed to issue social distancing orders. And after weeks out of public view, President Daniel Ortega reemerged Wednesday and decried the coronavirus as a sign from God.
Friday, April 17, 2020
A remittances expert estimates the money sent back to Latin America and the Caribbean could decline by 7%.
Thursday, April 16, 2020
The U.S. government is spending over $2 trillion to help the nation overcome the coronavirus economic shutdown. NPR correspondents in India, Mexico and Germany relay what other governments are doing.