Carrie Kahn

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Mexico And Argentina Team Up To Produce Coronavirus Vaccine For Latin America

Monday, August 17, 2020

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is concerned Latin America won't be the first in line for a coronavirus vaccine. So he has teamed up with Argentina to produce one.


Pandemic May Be The Push To Open Cuba's State-Controlled Economy

Saturday, August 01, 2020

Cuba has opened stores for shoppers with U.S. dollars and dropped a tax on dollar transactions. The government is trying to pull the country out of a deep economic slump, made worse by the pandemic.


Pandemic May Push Cuba To Ease Restrictions On Tightly Controlled Economy

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Cuba has opened dollar stores, dropped a tax on dollar transactions and is promising other long-awaited economic reforms as it tries to pull itself out of a deep slump, made worse by the pandemic.


As Mexico's Dominant Cartel Gains Power, The President Vows 'Hugs, Not Bullets'

Thursday, July 23, 2020

The Jalisco New Generation Cartel dominates fentanyl and methamphetamine trafficking and is linked to various assassinations. But President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says, "We will not declare war."


Mexican President Defends His Nonconfrontational Approach To Fighting Drug Cartels

Monday, July 20, 2020

Mexican drug cartels have mounted increasingly brazen attacks against the state but have met only a weak response from Mexico's government and President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.


Mexicans Split On Their President Meeting With Trump

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Mexicans are expressing different opinions about their president meeting with President Trump. Some say it is an embarrassment, while others hope the new trade agreement will lead to more jobs.


What Is Mexico's President Likely To Gain From His White House Trip?

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador meets President Trump at the White House on Wednesday. It's a visit that gives each leader the chance to change the topic from the coronavirus.


Mexico's President Weathers A Torrent Of Criticism Over Meeting With Trump

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."


Jailing Of Labor Activist Raises Concerns About Mexico's Readiness For USMCA

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.


Powerful Earthquake Rattles Southern Mexico

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.


What The Coronavirus Lockdown Looks Like In El Salvador

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.


Coronavirus Takes An Epic Toll On 2 Frontline Health Care Workers

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.


Latin America Becomes A New Epicenter Of The Coronavirus Pandemic

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.


Mexico's President Touts Reopening With The Country Mostly In Coronavirus Red Zone

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.


Mexicans Quarantined In Ixtaltepec Appreciate Volunteers' Jokes, Songs

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.


Mexico Plans To Reopen Even As Officials Say COVID-19 Cases Are Near Peak

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.


What Would A Sharp Decline In Remittances Mean For Latin America

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.


Mexicans Celebrate Cinco De Mayo At Home And With No Beer

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.


Migrant Advocates Call For More Testing Before Deportations

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.


Mexico Is Struggling To Help Businesses During The Pandemic

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.