Kate Linthicum

Los Angeles 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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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.

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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

Tijuana has become one of the deadliest cities in the world. Last year, there were more than 2500 homicides, compared to 34 in San Diego just across the border and about the same size.

In Tijuana, drug dealers fight over the growing local meth market

Tijuana has become one of the deadliest cities in the world. Last year, there were more than 2500 homicides, compared to 34 in San Diego just across the border and about the same size.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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