Jon Lee Anderson

Staff writer for the New Yorker magazine

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Nicaragua has been in turmoil for about five months. Massive protests against President Daniel Ortega began this spring after he announced cuts to social security benefits.

Nicaraguan president now uses paramilitary death squads, which he fought against 40 years ago

Nicaragua has been in turmoil for about five months. Massive protests against President Daniel Ortega began this spring after he announced cuts to social security benefits.

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Mexico has a presidential election this weekend. If things go as expected, the country’s new leader will be Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

Will López Obrador be Mexico's next president?

Mexico has a presidential election this weekend. If things go as expected, the country’s new leader will be Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

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Last weekend, a faction of the Islamic State beheaded a dozen Christians in Libya, and the eyes of the world turned back to a nation in chaos.

Fertile Ground for ISIS in Libya

Last weekend, a faction of the Islamic State beheaded a dozen Christians in Libya, and the eyes of the world turned back to a nation in chaos.

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