Kate Linthicum

foreign correspondent for the LA Times

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Kate Linthicum is a reporter for the Los Angeles Times. She covers Latin America from Mexico City.

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The famously peaceful country known for its “pura vida” lifestyle is now facing runaway drug violence as the cocaine trade ravages Latin America.

Costa Rica is living its ‘most violent year in history’

The famously peaceful country known for its “pura vida” lifestyle is now facing runaway drug violence as the cocaine trade ravages Latin America.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Biden recently made the first visit by a U.S. president to Mexico in nearly 10 years, as the two countries struggle to tackle immigration and the smuggling of fentanyl into the U.S.

Fentanyl smuggling is complicating US-Mexico diplomacy

Biden recently made the first visit by a U.S. president to Mexico in nearly 10 years, as the two countries struggle to tackle immigration and the smuggling of fentanyl into the U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Mexican state of Sonora is proud of its cattle ranching culture. It’s famous for its carne asada. Its state flag is emblazoned with a bull.

Tens of thousands of cows are starving to death in drought-stricken Mexican state of Sonora

The Mexican state of Sonora is proud of its cattle ranching culture. It’s famous for its carne asada. Its state flag is emblazoned with a bull.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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