Emily Green

Drugs

Meet the Children Being Armed to Defend a Mexican Village From Drug Cartels

“We are preparing the children because if they lose their parents, who is going to defend them?”
Emily Green
2.7.20
abortion

Women Go to Prison For Abortions in Mexico. But That Could Soon Change

Mexico is slowly inching toward the decriminalization of abortion, propelled by a strong activist movement and shifting politics toward the left.
Emily Green
1.31.20
mexican cartels

Trump's Plan to Label Mexican Drug Cartels as Terrorists Could Backfire Big-Time

It would sabotage Trump's policy of sending asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out their cases.
Emily Green
12.7.19
Mexico immigration

The Hidden Victims of Trump’s War on the Border

African asylum-seekers fleeing war are now trapped and stateless in Mexico.
Emily Green
11.27.19
mexico drug cartels

The Shoot-Out Over Chapo’s Son Is a Major 'Clusterfuck' for AMLO

“This defeat is going to be very costly for López Obrador and will probably result in the resignation of his security secretary”
Emily Green
10.18.19
immigration

The Complicated Legacy of the Migrant Caravan

“The caravan opened the floodgates for migration from Central America, but it also generated the backlash that then closed those gates”
Emily Green
10.17.19
immigration

Trump's Asylum Policies Sent Him Back to Mexico. He Was Kidnapped Five Hours Later By a Cartel.

David's story is not unique.
Emily Green
9.16.19
Trump immigration

How Trump Is Winning His War on Asylum Seekers

“We have sent asylum seekers back to Mexico, and said ‘hope you don’t die. Bye, bye’”
Emily Green
9.10.19
Drugs

These Two People Can Now Legally Use Cocaine in Mexico

A Mexican judge ruled that private use of cocaine "doesn't put one's health at great risk."
Emily Green
8.21.19
migration

The Reason Hondurans Are Very Pissed Off Right Now — and Taking to the Streets

U.S. prosecutors have accused the president of conspiring with drug traffickers.
Emily Green
8.19.19
Mass Shootings

Mexico Is Furious About the El Paso Shooting and Is Making Sure Trump Knows It

“This act has woken up the Mexican government”
Emily Green
8.5.19
immigration

Why Guatemala's President Inked an Impossible Asylum Deal with Trump

“We don’t think he is negotiating this in the name of Guatemala. We think he is negotiating impunity for him and his family”
Emily Green
7.29.19
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