Carrie Kahn

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Many countries are seeing the worst inflation in decades

Friday, April 15, 2022

Inflation isn't just an American problem — it's happening in places around the world and stretching some countries to the point of political unrest.Many


Mexico's president declares victory after recall vote, which critics say was rigged

Monday, April 11, 2022

Mexico's president called a recall vote on himself this weekend and won, though most Mexicans did not participate and opponents say it was too costly.


Here's why Mexico's president is launching a vote to recall himself

Saturday, April 09, 2022

While recalls are a common political tool, normally it's the opponents of an unpopular leader who favor a recall. But Sunday's referendum is the president's own idea. And he's expected to win.


Mexicans will vote on whether their president should be removed from office

Friday, April 08, 2022

Mexico's president has set a recall election for Sunday on his own term in office. He's expected to win what critics say is an act of political theater.


El Salvador's president conducts gang crackdown, prompting human rights concerns

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

El Salvador's president has responded to gang violence with a sweeping campaign of arrests that raise questions about whether he's violating human rights.


Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is facing backlash inside and outside the country

Saturday, April 02, 2022

A Nicaraguan ambassador openly criticized his boss, President Daniel Ortega, saying the Central American country has become a dictatorship.


Some worry El Salvador's president is amassing too much power

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

The president of El Salvador has instituted special emergency powers to crack down on gang violence.


Salvadorans are concerned over President Bukele's new power from state of emergency

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

After a weekend of intense gang violence with scores of killings, El Salvador's president declared emergency powers that some worry he could use to squelch political opposition.


Experts say Mexico is obstructing the investigation into 43 missing students

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

International experts say they have new evidence that the Mexican government falsified evidence about the abduction and disappearance of 43 students nearly eight years ago.


El Salvador's leader wants to go in even bigger on bitcoin

Sunday, March 27, 2022

After making the cryptocurrency legal tender, President Nayib Bukele plans to launch bitcoin-backed bonds to raise $1 billion for the country.


El Salvador's president is taking a massive risk on Bitcoin

Thursday, March 03, 2022

El Salvador's president is taking a billion-dollar risk on Bitcoin — with the country's treasury. Among the plans: a crypto trade zone near a dormant volcano.


Mexico's president attacks journalists

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Mexican Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has engaged in a lot of disputes lately — with the media and with Spain — amid accusations of a conflict of interest involving his son.


Honduras' ex-president is arrested as the U.S. seeks his extradition on drug charges

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Hondurans celebrated as former President Juan Orlando Hernández, who left office last month, appeared in court to face an extradition request from the U.S.


The U.S. suspends avocado imports from Mexico

Monday, February 14, 2022

The U.S. suspended avocado imports from Mexico after a USDA inspector received a threat — highlighting the violence and criminal influence over the supply of the fruit.


Nicaragua has convicted more than a dozen opponents of President Daniel Ortega

Friday, February 11, 2022

In trials that sometimes last just a few hours, Nicaragua has been convicting political opponents of President Daniel Ortega, sending a chilling message about free expression.


Men's World Cup qualifications: Canada beats El Salvador 2-0

Thursday, February 03, 2022

El Salvador's national soccer team, which had few resources to compete with regional powerhouses, put a lot of their hopes on an American coach and players — all with deep Salvadoran roots.


Salvadoran Americans bring World Cup soccer hopes to El Salvador as it faces Canada

Wednesday, February 02, 2022

El Salvador's national soccer team plays its World Cup qualifying match against Canada Wednesday night — with several players and coaches from the United States.


Mexico has become a world leader of gender equality in politics

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

In Mexico, half of Congress is now female and seven of the country's 32 governors are women. This is partly due to changing attitudes but also to federally mandated gender equality laws.


Family and colleagues of a Mexican crime photographer gather to pay final respects

Friday, January 21, 2022

Photojournalist Margarito Martinez was shot dead this week in the northern border city of Tijuana, the second journalist to be killed in Mexico in just weeks.


Mexican journalist Margarito Martínez has been murdered in Tijuana

Thursday, January 20, 2022

The latest journalist to be murdered in Mexico is Tijuana photojournalist Margarito Martínez, a beloved figure in the community. His funeral is Thursday.