Carrie Kahn appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.