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Mariana Sanchez

Mariana Sanchez

Mariana Sanchez is an Emmy Award winner and has reported from more than 20 countries from around the world covering armed conflict, social and political affairs for 20 years. She is currently covering Mexico's drug war.

Latin America

Peru protests: President faces political crisis

Peruvian president proposed a referendum on reforms to uproot structural corruption, but it’s not clear if he will have Congress’ support.

Peru protests: President faces political crisis

Latin America

Nicaragua protests: Ortega opponents fear for their lives

Pro-government protesters have taken to the streets as intimidation of anti-government protesters causes many of the president’s opponents to go into hiding.

Nicaragua protests: Ortega opponents fear for their lives

Latin America

Nicaragua protests: People still living in fear

Nicaraguan security forces launched what they called a 'clean-up operation' on Monimbo, a historical bastion of resistance since the Sandinista revolution.

Nicaragua protests: People still living in fear

Latin America

Nicaragua unrest: 39 years since Sandinista revolution

On Thursday, Nicaragua celebrates the 39th anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution in the midst of government crackdowns on opponents, using what some would say is an iron fist.

Nicaragua unrest: 39 years since Sandinista revolution

Nicaragua

Nicaragua unrest: Marchers demand justice for victims

Crowds have marched through Nicaragua's capital, Managua, to demand justice for those killed in operations by police.

Nicaragua unrest: Marchers demand justice for victims

Latin America

More deadly protests in Nicaragua calling on Ortega to resign

The worst political crisis in Nicaragua since the 1980s has entered its third month, as protesters continue to demand the resignation of President Daniel Ortega and constitutional reform.

More deadly protests in Nicaragua calling on Ortega to resign

Latin America

International Rights groups condemn Nicaragua killings

This week has seen some of the worst violence since the protests erupted nearly 3 months ago.

International Rights groups condemn Nicaragua killings

Immigration

Why Guatemalan minors seek asylum in US

Guatemala's Ministry of Foreign Affairs says nearly 6,000 unaccompanied Guatemalan children are in shelters around the United States.

Why Guatemalan minors seek asylum in US

Immigration

Increase in number of Central American migrants deported from US

The number of Central American migrants being deported from the US has risen dramatically.

Increase in number of Central American migrants deported from US

Latin America

Guatemala volcano: Thousands left homeless after eruption

Thousands are living in temporary shelters following last week's eruption of Mount Fuego.

Guatemala volcano: Thousands left homeless after eruption

Latin America

Guatemala volcano eruption: Anger over lack of government warning

Families are continuing to search for missing relatives one week after Mount Fuego erupted in Guatemala.

Guatemala volcano eruption: Anger over lack of government warning

Latin America

Guatemala: Rescue teams abandon search for survivors of Fuego

Emergency teams lose hope of finding anyone else alive since last Sunday's eruption, which has claimed the lives of at least 110 people, left 200 missing and thousands more homeless.

Guatemala: Rescue teams abandon search for survivors of Fuego