David Mercer

David Mercer

US & Canada

Canadian truck drivers face new risks

Truck drivers in Canada have been working overtime to keep supplies flowing across the country.

Canadian truck drivers face new risks

US & Canada

Canada oil pressure: US price crash causes cuts over the border

With oil storage facilities already close to capacity, and demand at historic lows, the worst may be yet to come.

Canada oil pressure: US price crash causes cuts over the border

US & Canada

COVID-19: Canadians volunteer to help those in need

As coronavirus crisis deepens in North America, many Canadians are coming together to help society's most vulnerable.

COVID-19: Canadians volunteer to help those in need

First Nations

Canada's First Nations: Indigenous communities counter outbreak

The government has promised more than $220m to help indigenous communities during the COVID-19 crisis.

Canada's First Nations: Indigenous communities counter outbreak

Canada

Skiing on horsepower gains traction in Canada

Skijoring, which means 'ski driving' in Norwegian, is one of the wildest winter sport you might not have heard of.

Skiing on horsepower gains traction in Canada

Middle East

Families of victims mourn in Canada

In western Canada, a community comes together to mourn plane crash victims.

Families of victims mourn in Canada

Latin America

Planet SOS: Guatemala's illegal animal trade

Guatemala's northern Peten region anchors the largest tropical forest north of the Amazon but as more people settle in the area, poaching and other threats to its biodiversity are rising fast.

Planet SOS: Guatemala's illegal animal trade

Latin America

Guatemala's president faces backlash at immigration deal with US

The agreement forces Central American migrants to apply for asylum in Guatemala instead of the US.

Guatemala's president faces backlash at immigration deal with US

Latin America

Guatemala election: Candidates vow to tackle crime and poverty

Favoured frontrunner Sandra Torres from the centrist National Unity of Hope party leads after the first round of voting.

Guatemala election: Candidates vow to tackle crime and poverty

Guatemala

Guatemala migrants: Climate change driving exodus

Average daytime temperatures in Guatemala have risen over the past decade, while crop-damaging frosts are more common.

Guatemala migrants: Climate change driving exodus

Latin America

Ridicule of indigenous Oscar nod highlights racism in Mexico

Yalitza Aparicio was the first indigenous woman to be nominated for best actress, but public reaction reflects persistent discrimination.

Ridicule of indigenous Oscar nod highlights racism in Mexico

Latin America

Missing migrants: 19 people disappear in Mexico

Mexican government said it is launching a search for 19 migrants who were pulled from a bus last week by armed men.

Missing migrants: 19 people disappear in Mexico