Carrie Kahn

NPR international correspondent based in Mexico City

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International correspondent for NPR, based in Mexico City

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Mexico now has more than 52,000 coronavirus-related deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. It has nearly 500,000 reported cases, although that number is probably much higher.

Mexico has world’s third highest COVID death rate, high distrust in public health system

Mexico now has more than 52,000 coronavirus-related deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University. It has nearly 500,000 reported cases, although that number is probably much higher.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Thousands of women in Mexico are striking today. They’re not going to work or school. They’re participating in the economy at all.

What ‘A Day Without Women’ in Mexico looks like

Thousands of women in Mexico are striking today. They’re not going to work or school. They’re participating in the economy at all.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The U.S. State Department is telling Americans not to travel to five Mexican states. The states are in the same warning category as Syria, Somalia, and Yemen.

State Dept: Don’t travel to Michoacán, Sinaloa, and 3 other Mexican states

The U.S. State Department is telling Americans not to travel to five Mexican states. The states are in the same warning category as Syria, Somalia, and Yemen.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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