Danielle Mackey

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En Miami y Honduras, el fraude financiero de la pandemia // Pandemic financial fraud

Contra Corriente, July 2020. With Jennifer Ávila. In English here. La pandemia cayó al mundo del fraude. La compra de los hospitales móviles y otras irregularidades en el manejo de … Continue reading

July 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

All the President’s Trolls // Los mercenarios digitales de Ecuador

Rest of World, June 2020. En español aquí. Luisana Aguilar Alvarado contributed reporting.   It was early October 2019, and Quito was on fire. Smoke from Molotov cocktails and tear … Continue reading

June 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

José Ángel Flores: Paramilitaries and African Palm in Honduras

June 2020, available here. From the book, Faces of Assassination, published by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime. On 20 December 2013, José Ángel Flores Menjivar wrote the list. The … Continue reading

June 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

Marcelo Rivera: Mining, Water and Organized Crime in El Salvador

June 2020, available here. From the book, Faces of Assassination, published by the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime. When he was a teenager, Miguel Ángel Rivera joined his older brother, … Continue reading

June 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

Abusive policing from Chicago to El Salvador

The Chicago Reader, February 2020. With The Invisible Institute. Officer Salvador Enrique Chavez stood ready to apprehend a colleague accused of murder. It was December 29, 2017. The 40-year-old was … Continue reading

May 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

Risks of union organizing in Honduras and El Salvador

Equal Times, March 2020. En español, français. Photographs by Martín Cálix. On an average day, Joel Almendares is counselling Honduran middle and high school students about how to excel in … Continue reading

March 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

Al interior del complot para asesinar a Berta Cáceres // Inside the Plot to Kill a Honduran Activist

The Intercept, Diciembre 2019. In English here. Leia em português. Con Chiara Eisner. Ya pasaron más de tres años desde que Berta Cáceres fue asesinada en su casa en Honduras. … Continue reading

December 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Criminal Age // Tiempo de crímenes

Contra Corriente, Oct 2019, New York. En español aquí. With Jennifer Ávila. A trial in New York reveals narco control in Honduras   *This article has been amended since its … Continue reading

October 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

In Mexico, where the bodies are buried // Drones sobrevuelan tierras de fosas

The Verge, May 2019. En español en Periodistas de a Pie. Photography by Ximena Natera, with reporting support from Miguel Ángel León Carmona. Mexico’s drug war has left tens of … Continue reading

May 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Leaving the Battlefield

The Intercept, November 2018. There are an estimated 60,000 gang members in El Salvador. Benjamin knew many who wanted to leave the gangs. He wanted to show them it was … Continue reading

November 20, 2018 · Leave a comment