Dispatches

BLOG: US State Department downgrades travel alert for El Salvador

  • October 7, 2019
  • Elizabeth Hawkins

Although homicides have decreased, the timing remains suspicious.

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BLOG: A center-right victory provides little clarity for Austria’s future government

  • October 1, 2019
  • Emily Schultheis

Sebastian Kurz’s People’s Party made significant gains in Sunday’s snap elections, but a renewed coalition with the far-right Freedom Party seems unlikely.

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Seeking asylum in Mexico

  • September 25, 2019
  • Elizabeth Hawkins

Central Americans continue making their way north despite increasing barriers.

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Austrian support for far right remains resilient

  • September 19, 2019
  • Emily Schultheis

Despite a massive scandal and government collapse, the Freedom Party’s appeal to traditional culture keeps it in the running to govern again.

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From Paris to Brussels, a rightward lurch on immigration

  • September 19, 2019
  • Karina Piser

Do centrists really think they can beat the far right by imitating it?

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Inside El Salvador’s justice system

  • September 13, 2019
  • Elizabeth Hawkins

A visit to a tribunal for organized crime generates more questions than answers.

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Saudi Arabia’s hidden diversity

  • August 2, 2019
  • David Kenner

In Jeddah, a society with different cultural norms but many of the same economic challenges.

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