Kate Linthicum

Mexico City-based LA Times correspondent

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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 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

About half a million Americans went to Mexico in October — one-third less than a typical year. But Mexico is the only country where Americans are still vacationing.

Americans are unwelcome in most countries. But they’re traveling to Mexico and spreading COVID there

About half a million Americans went to Mexico in October — one-third less than a typical year. But Mexico is the only country where Americans are still vacationing.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The drug war has made Tijuana one of the deadliest cities in the world. That’s why analysts say that Julián Leyzaola has a good shot at winning Tijuana’s mayoral election this weekend.

Tijuana's next mayor could be a wheelchair-using gunslinger

The drug war has made Tijuana one of the deadliest cities in the world. That’s why analysts say that Julián Leyzaola has a good shot at winning Tijuana’s mayoral election this weekend.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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