Gabriela’s Recent Stories
Politics Jun 17How the U.S. is trying to improve election security ahead of 2020
Here are some of the steps the federal government has taken to help secure elections in the U.S., as well as some of the possible disinformation threats that could reappear in 2020.
Politics Jun 12The flow of guns from the U.S. to Mexico is getting lost in the border debate
The Trump administration has not addressed a root cause of the violence that drives the displacement of many families in Mexico and Central America: the flow of guns from the U.S. to Mexico.
Politics Mar 28Why this disaster relief bill is stuck on a debate over Puerto Rico food stamps
Caught in the middle are more than 1 million Puerto Ricans who rely on a federal food subsidy program that’s slated to run out of money at the end of the month unless Congress intervenes.
World Mar 19How to help cyclone victims in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe
Many aid groups are still assessing the damage and devising logistics to reach the most heavily affected areas, but here are some international and African organizations that are leading relief efforts.
World Feb 18What’s happening in Venezuela?
So far Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has refused to cede power and Venezuela’s military has sided with his regime, including carrying out orders to block humanitarian aid from entering the country.
Politics Feb 07Why some 2020 Democratic contenders are making Puerto Rico an early campaign stop
By visiting Puerto Rico and also talking more broadly about cultural diversity, Elizabeth Warren, Julian Castro and other 2020 Democratic contenders have sought to contrast themselves with President Donald Trump and his response to Hurricane Maria.
Making Sen$e Jan 29How a cockfighting ban could affect Puerto Rico’s struggling economy
Beginning in December, the long-held but controversial tradition of cockfighting will be banned in Puerto Rico.
Politics Jan 15Where William Barr stands on the issues, then and now
Here is how what Barr told senators Tuesday compares to what he's said in the past.
Arts Dec 20This comedy duo makes philosophy fun. Here are 5 books to read now
Keith and Kenny Lucas, identical twins, integrate philosophy into parts of their comedy.
Politics Dec 14What we know about Maria Butina’s plea agreement
Maria Butina became the first Russian national to admit to trying to influence U.S. politics before the 2016 election, with her guilty plea this week in a federal investigation.