Carrie Kahn appears in the following:
Haiti's President Jovenel Moïse Is Assassinated, Shocking The Unstable Nation
Wednesday, July 07, 2021
Acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph said a group of people attacked the president's private residence and killed him, calling it an "odious, barbaric" act.
Marijuana Is A Step Closer To Being Decriminalized In Mexico
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Mexico's Supreme Court has taken steps to decriminalize the recreational use of marijuana. Adults will be able to apply for permits to grow cannabis for personal use.
Nicaragua Faces Political Crisis As President Ortega Continues To Jail Opponents
Saturday, June 26, 2021
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has detained or jailed his political opponents and is now arresting journalists. Some of his neighbors are warning of a return to dictatorship.
COVID-19 Is Igniting A Public Health Emergency In Haiti, Despite Low Case Numbers
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Despite Haiti's relatively low COVID-19 infection rate, its poverty and inadequate health care system are creating a public health emergency. The first vaccines arrived only this week.
Larger Than A Football Field (And Growing), Sinkhole Has Swallowed 1 House, 2 Dogs
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
A large sinkhole has been growing at a farm in Mexico since May. It's already swallowed a house, and two dogs had to be rescued from the hole last week.
U.S. Sanctions Nicaragua: Accuses Leftist Government Of Undermining Democracy
Thursday, June 10, 2021
The Nicaraguan government has imprisoned more members of the political opposition as President Daniel Ortega continues to shut down dissent in advance of this fall's elections.
Harris Talked Migration In Meeting With Mexico's President López Obrador
Tuesday, June 08, 2021
Vice President Harris continues her Latin America trip focused on migration meeting Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in Mexico City.
VP Harris Kicked Off Trip In Guatemala By Discussing Migrant Surge
Monday, June 07, 2021
Vice President Harris is in Guatemala to explore reasons why migrants continue trekking north to the U.S. She's highlighting the need for Central American nations to improve security for their people.
Drug Traffickers, Gangs Blamed For Violence Prior To Mexico's Elections
Monday, June 07, 2021
Mexicans voted Sunday in the largest elections the country has every held — in sheer numbers of posts to fill. This has also become one of the most violent campaign seasons.
Harris Heads To Guatemala And Mexico As Part Of A 'Buzz Saw' Assignment
Sunday, June 06, 2021
Harris has the tough job of tackling deep-rooted problems driving tens of thousands of people in Central America to try to migrate to America. Her first foreign trip as vice president starts Sunday.
Nicaraguan Government Continues To Hold Opposition Figure Under House Arrest
Saturday, June 05, 2021
Nicaraguan authorities arrested Cristiana Chamorro, President Daniel Ortega's key opponent in upcoming elections, and barred her from running for office after accusing her of money laundering.
VP Harris Heading To Mexico, Guatemala Amid Migration Surge
Friday, June 04, 2021
Vice President Harris is heading to Mexico and Guatemala next week on her first trip to the region. She's been tapped to oversee as migration from Central America and Mexico to the U.S. surges.
Mexico Is Holding Its Largest Elections Ever. They're Also One Of Its Deadliest
Friday, June 04, 2021
Mexicans will vote this Sunday in the largest elections the country has ever had. The midterm vote is also becoming one of the most violent, with 35 candidates killed so far.
Dozens Of Candidates Killed Ahead Of Midterms In Mexico
Wednesday, June 02, 2021
Dozens of candidates have been killed leading up to Mexico's midterm elections. The violence has shown how divided, chaotic and intertwined with organized crime Mexico's political system has become.
Mexican Airlines' Safety Rating Dropped — Which Means Fewer Flights To The U.S.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Regulators say Mexico is not complying with international air safety standards, and have limited Mexican airlines' access to the U.S., just as passenger traffic is picking up from the pandemic.
Ortega Targets Opposition Figures As Nicaraguan Elections Approach
Thursday, May 20, 2021
National police raided the offices of announced challenger Cristiana Chamorro and her brother, a journalist, both children of former President Violeta Chamorro.
U.S. Is Concerned By The Direction President Bukele Is Taking El Salvador
Friday, May 14, 2021
El Salvador's President Niyib Bukele says he was just cleaning out a corrupt house when he removed five supreme court judges and the country's attorney general. The U.S. says it was a power grab.
Citizens Work To Expose COVID's Real Toll In Nicaragua As Leaders Claim Success
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's government insists the country has low numbers of cases and deaths from the pandemic. A grassroots group is working to reveal the true impact is far worse.
Families Of Victims In Mexico Subway Crash To Be Compensated
Monday, May 10, 2021
It's been one week since a section of Mexico City's massive metro system crashed, killing 26 people. Officials say a foreign company has been hired to investigate the fatal collapse.
Rescuers Search For Survivors Of Mexico City Subway Collapse
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
An elevated subway train derailed in Mexico City after a concrete overpass it was crossing collapsed Monday night. There are dozens of casualties.