Carrie Kahn

Carrie Kahn appears in the following:

As Stigma Eases, Single Motherhood In Mexico Is On The Rise

Monday, May 13, 2013

On her daily route delivering laundry in her working-class neighborhood in southern Mexico City, Maria Carlotta Santa Maria, or Mari, as she is known, seems to know everyone: the mailman, the woman on the corner selling salty nuts, and her favorite greetings are for the guys at the corner gas ...

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Violence, Hardship Fuel Central American Immigration To U.S.

Sunday, May 05, 2013

William Ordonez and his wife, Carolia, thought that starting a new business in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, was a great idea.

But just two weeks after they started selling chips, candy and soda, gang members showed up and ordered them to pay about $25 a week.

"We tried explaining to ...

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Riches To Rags: A Comedy About Income Inequality Hits Home In Mexico

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

In its first three weeks in Mexican movie houses, the film Nosotros Los Nobles (We Are the Nobles) is breaking records. The movie, about the father of rich, spoiled children trying to teach them how to live in the real world, has grossed more than $110 million and ...

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Three Decades On, Ex-Guatemalan Leader Faces Genocide Charges

Monday, March 18, 2013

In a Guatemalan courtroom Tuesday, prosecutors will present their case against a former military dictator who ruled during one of the bloodiest periods in the Central American nation's 36-year civil war.

Efrain Rios Montt is accused of genocide in the murder of tens of thousands of Guatemala's Indians. Human rights ...

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Venezuelan Oil Subsidies Still Buoy Neighbors, For Now

Saturday, March 09, 2013

Venezuela's late president, Hugo Chavez, was a tremendous supporter of Latin American countries, especially those sympathetic to his socialist ideals.

The country's vast oil reserves are a key source of economic aid, but the Chavez didn't just help out his ideological peers like Cuba and Nicaragua. He was also ...

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The Pope Emeritus' New Shoes And The Mexican Man Who Makes Them

Friday, March 01, 2013

As Pope Benedict XVI left the Vatican and his papacy, he slipped out of his trademark red shoes and put on a pair of Mexican leather loafers. The shoes, actually three pairs, two burgundy and one brown, were a gift to the Pope during his trip last year to Mexico.

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Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Settles Lawsuit With His Waitstaff

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Mario Batali needs to keep his hands out of the tip jar, according to his waitstaff. The celebrity chef and restaurateur, along with a business partner, have agreed to pay $5.25 mil...

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Battle Cry: Occupy's Messaging Tactics Catch On

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Consensus-building and the "people's mic" surfaced during the anti-nuclear rallies of the 1980s and at the anti-globalization protests in the 1990s. But the Occupy movement has given them greater visibility.

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