Michael McDonald

Bloomberg Businessweek

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Reporter covering Latin America for Bloomberg Businessweek

Michael McDonald on KCRW

Even before tonight’s final debate in Las Vegas, some two million voters have already cast their ballots. Is either side getting a head start?

Looking for clues in early voting

Even before tonight’s final debate in Las Vegas, some two million voters have already cast their ballots. Is either side getting a head start?

from To the Point

Extraordinary events occurred in Guatemala over the weekend. Today, despite pressure to do so, President Otto Perez Molina is refusing to step down.

Turmoil in Guatemala

Extraordinary events occurred in Guatemala over the weekend. Today, despite pressure to do so, President Otto Perez Molina is refusing to step down.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

We’ve been hearing about the surge of children from Central America making the dangerous journey north to try to cross the US border.

Central American Violence

We’ve been hearing about the surge of children from Central America making the dangerous journey north to try to cross the US border.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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A lifeguard tower honoring LGBTQ-plus pride was unveiled in Long Beach this afternoon.

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KCRW is joining other public radio stations up and down the state to mark the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd.