Carrie Kahn

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Mexican Wrestlers Are Sewing Lucha Libre Masks To Protect People From The Coronavirus

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.

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El Salvador's President Takes On The Country's Gangs Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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.

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U.S. Pushes Mexico To Open Some Factories

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.

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Nicaragua Not Backing Down Despite Criticism Over Lax Measures During Pandemic

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.

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COVID-19 Is Cutting Into Vital Money U.S. Migrant Workers Send Back Home

Friday, April 17, 2020

A remittances expert estimates the money sent back to Latin America and the Caribbean could decline by 7%.

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How Governments Around The World Are Reacting To The Economic Shutdown

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.

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Mexico's Virtual Catholic Passion Plays Get Creative

Friday, April 10, 2020

With the country shut down for the month of April, Roman Catholic churches are bringing their Holy Week celebrations online to continue rituals and reach the faithful.

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For Mexican Street Vendors, Coronavirus Means A Huge Loss Of Income

Monday, April 06, 2020

Mexico's president promises to expand support for the nation's poor and aged, but those who work in the informal economy, like street vendors, say they won't be able to survive without working.

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Shoppers In Mexico Are Panic-Buying Beer During The Coronavirus Crisis

Friday, April 03, 2020

To the shock of many, alcoholic beverage production was listed as a nonessential business during the shutdown to aid social distancing. Then came the beer hoarding.

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How Mexico Is Responding To The Coronavirus Outbreak

Friday, April 03, 2020

NPR's Mexico City correspondent answers listener questions about the spread of the coronavirus in Mexico.

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Mexico's President Greets El Chapo's Mom And Lawyer, Ignoring Coronavirus Rules

Monday, March 30, 2020

Andrés Manuel López Obrador drew criticism for failing to model good social distancing by shaking hands with the drug boss' mother, even after telling Mexicans to stay home to avoid COVID-19.

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Mexicans Are Worried Their Coronavirus Response Is Too Little, Too Late

Thursday, March 26, 2020

With President Andrés Manuel López Obrador seemingly in denial, Mexico has been late and lax in restricting movements to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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Why Hand Washing, Needed To Thwart COVID-19, Is A Problem In Mexico

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Hand washing, we're told, is essential to help stop the spread of the coronavirus but what does that mean for the many Mexicans who don't have reliable supplies of clean running water?

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Mexico To Begin 'Healthy Distancing' Amid Criticism It Has Done Too Little Too Late

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Starting Monday, Mexicans will be urged to maintain safe distances from each other, and if possible, work from home. At least 250 cases and two deaths have been reported in the country.

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New U.S.-Mexico Border Restrictions Set To Take Effect Due To Coronavirus Threat

Friday, March 20, 2020

Mexico and the U.S. are restricting nonessential cross-border traffic as Mexico slowly ramps up its response to the coronavirus threat.

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Monitoring How Other Countries Are Handling Coronavirus Cases

Thursday, March 19, 2020

We've heard a great deal about the experience of the coronavirus pandemic in China and Europe but how is it impacting other countries? We check in with our reporters in Pakistan, Kenya and Mexico.

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Nationwide Strike Highlights Soaring Violence Against Women In Mexico

Monday, March 09, 2020

Women in Mexico, from bank executives to housekeepers, went on strike today to protest the country's high rate of violence against women and girls.

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International Women's Day Rallies See Some Violence

Monday, March 09, 2020

In Pakistan, women took to the streets despite attacks from fundamentalists. And, fed up with gender-based violence and murders, Mexican women staged a nationwide strike on International Women's Day.

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The Mexican Mothers Who Make A Grim Yearly Search For Missing Loved Ones

Thursday, March 05, 2020

"They have the right to be searched for, and we have the right to search for them," says the mother of a man who has been missing since 2013. Relatives say the government does little to help.

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Mexican Families Join Annual Search For Loved Ones Among Mass Graves

Friday, February 28, 2020

More than 61,000 people in Mexico have disappeared. Most vanished after the government launched its war on drugs more than a decade ago. Relatives must look among unmarked graves for family mebers.

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