Danielle Marie Mackey

Freelance Journalist and Editor

The Accused

The Intercept. A violence prevention activist shows up on a US federal watchlist – and then ends up in a Salvadoran prison. Aug 8, 2016. IN THE EARLY morning hours of … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Otros Mundos son Posibles // Other Worlds are Possible: Gustavo Castro

The Intercept. An interview with the sole witness of the murder of Berta Cáceres. Leer en español, y aquí abajo. April 18, 2016. Gustavo Castro was the sole witness to the murder on … Continue reading

April 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Central America’s Hip-Hop Guerreras

The Establishment, April 2016. In the U.S. media, Central America and Mexico mostly appear as places overpowered by corruption and skyrocketing murder rates. Violence is a defining characteristic of life here, … Continue reading

April 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Drugs, Dams and Power

The murder of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres. The Intercept, March 11, 2016. Early in the morning on March 3, in La Esperanza, Honduras, unidentified men broke into the home of the environmental … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Salvadoran writer goes into exile

The New Yorker. February 24, 2016 CREDIT PHOTOGRAPH BY ANTONIO OLMOS. COURTESY JORGE GALÁN. Before it dawned on him that he would have to flee his country—a realization aided by a … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

At the Devil’s Door

The Unsolved Murder of Tania Vasquez. Mashable, Feb 15, 2016.   WAKE IN PANCHIMALCO PANCHIMALCO, El Salvador — When I saw Tania Vasquez in April 2013, she sat beside me … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Parallel Justice

Corporate rights and trade treaties in the U.S. and E.U. Al Jazeera America, May 27, 2015. A proposed system between the United States and the European Union that would allow … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · Leave a comment
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