Carrie Kahn

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Migrants Strain Tijuana Resources As They Try To Get Into The U.S.

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.


Tijuana Grapples With Impending Arrival Of Thousands Of Central American Migrants

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.


Mexico Looks To Be Next To Legalize Marijuana

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.


Mexico City's 9 Million Residents Still Without Running Water After A Week

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.


Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of Notorious Mexican Drug Lord 'El Chapo'

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.


Mexico City Goes Days Without Water During Maintenance Shutdown

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.


Violence In Honduran City San Pedro Sula Spurs Migrant Caravan

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.


Hondurans Closely Following Fate Of Migrant Caravan And Trump's Threats To Cut Aid

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.


Why Hondurans Head North

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.


Activists Say Blame Over Migrant Caravan Distracts From Issues Of Violence, Poverty

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.


Will NAFTA 2.0 Really Boost Mexican Wages?

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.


China Lures Taiwan's Latin American Allies

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.


Mexico's Morgues Are Overflowing As Its Murder Rate Rises

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.


What's Changed Since Mexico's Bloody Crackdown On 1968 Student Protests?

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.


Mexico City Keeps Sinking As Its Water Supply Wastes Away

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.


Mexico City: Thirsty And Sinking

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.


People In Central America Sound Alarms About What They Say Are Setbacks For Democracy

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.


Nicaragua's Embattled Government Tries To Silence Independent Media

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.


Nicaragua's New Anti-Terrorism Law Thwarts Protesters, Activists Say

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.


200 Nicaraguans Claim Asylum Daily In Costa Rica, Fleeing Violent Unrest

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.