Carrie Kahn appears in the following:
Friday, November 16, 2018
Migrants from the Central American caravan are arriving in the Mexican city of Tijuana. Authorities across the border in San Diego, Calif., are dealing with thousands of previous asylum-seekers.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
As a caravan of migrants from Central America makes its way toward the U.S., Tijuana residents and officials are already trying to deal with thousands of others who are waiting to ask for asylum in the U.S.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The party of the incoming president introduced a bill to lift the country's prohibition on weed, and it controls both houses of Congress.
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
It's been a week since repair crews cut the water to Mexico City and problems with the repair to the system that provides about 30 percent of the city's water supply isn't going as well as planned.
Monday, November 05, 2018
Mexico's biggest drug trafficker is being charged with worldwide drug trafficking, money laundering and murder. The trial has been decades in the making and is being billed as one of the biggest in the U.S.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
It's hard to find a bucket, pail or plastic receptacle in the city of millions that isn't full of water. Residents stored water in whatever they could find in preparation for the pipes going dry.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Those migrants who didn't join the caravan say they hope to catch up or start a new one. They say poverty and violence at home leave them no other option.
Monday, October 29, 2018
President Trump says he's going to cut aid to Central American countries that won't stop their residents from heading to the U.S. Many Hondurans welcome it, though they could lose crucial remittances.
Sunday, October 28, 2018
Hondurans continue to flee their homeland for a better life up north. Their reasons for leaving include high crime, vicious gangs and few opportunities.
Thursday, October 25, 2018
President Trump says the caravan of migrants working its way north through Mexico is the work of the Democrats, while Honduras's president has accused Venezuela of funding the mass exodus.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The new trade deal signed by the U.S., Mexico and Canada says much of a car should be built by workers making at least $16 an hour. Some experts are skeptical that will happen anytime soon in Mexico.
Saturday, October 13, 2018
The biggest bloc of Taiwan's few remaining world allies is in Central America and the Caribbean. But even that solidarity is splintering.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Several cities have resorted to storing dead bodies in refrigerated trailers, including Guadalajara. That sparked a national scandal, after some residents complained about the stench.
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Fifty years ago, government forces opened fire on a student-led protest in Mexico City. Some say the repression opened a path for democratic change; others say a legacy of impunity has endured.
Friday, September 14, 2018
"We are depleting volumes of water that took hundreds, thousands of years to store. Sooner or later it will run out," says Mexico City's outgoing water system director.
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Mexico City is draining even more water from the ancient lake bed on which the city sits, causing it to sink. Climate change, political inaction and poor infrastructure are intensifying the problem.
Monday, September 03, 2018
In the last week Nicaragua and Guatemala moved to close separate United Nations groups working on human rights and anti-corruption efforts in what many say is a blow to democracy in Central America.
Thursday, August 30, 2018
International press organizations are criticizing the media attacks in Nicaragua, which include torching a radio station, stealing equipment and cutting off TV networks.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Hundreds have been arrested or disappeared since the Ortega regime launched a crackdown on protesters. President Ortega has relied heavily on pro-government paramilitaries to make the arrests.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
For over four months, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has responded forcefully to nationwide protests. As many as 23,000 are seeking refuge next door.