These are some op-eds I’ve helped ghostwrite and/or edit.
El Espectador: Kendrick Sampson recounts the police abuse he endured in Cartagena (2021)
NBC News: Our lawsuit against DeSantis is a chance to see immigrants as a powerful force (2022)
New York Times: To Save Colombia’s Peace Process, Prove the Extremists Wrong (2019)
The Hill: We need a more agile Border Patrol, not a bigger one (2017); Ending Salvadorans’ protected immigration status will exacerbate problems Trump aimed to fix (2018); Cuba’s leadership transition presents a historic choice for US policy (2018)
NPR: Guatemala Must Not Grant Amnesty To War Criminals (2019)
American Prospect: A Peaceful Way Forward for Bolivia (2019)
Foreign Affairs: The Slow Death of Colombia’s Peace Deal (2019); Guatemala Is No Safe Country (2019); Is Guatemala’s Fight Against Corruption Under Threat? (2019)
Common Dreams: Biden Is Upholding Trump’s Hateful Vision for the Border (2021)
Washington Office on Latin America:
How Biden Can Overcome Obstacles to Reversing Trump’s Disastrous Migration Policies (2020)
Taking Stock of Trump’s Legacy in Latin America (2020)
Four Questions About the ‘5th Bus’ in Case of Mexico’s Missing 43 (2016). En Español aquí.
IACHR Report on Iguala, Mexico Student Disappearances Offers No Closure (2015). En Español aquí.
The Problem With Counting Gang Members in Honduras (2016). En Español aquí.
What journalists can learn from the 2016 US presidential election (2016)
USAID: As part of my work with InSight Crime, I helped manage a team of reporters and researchers based in Honduras, in order to write up a report for USAID about gangs in Honduras. Read the final report here; en Español aquí (2015).
Academia: I have a chapter in “Religious Responses to Violence: Human Rights in Latin America Past and Present,” University of Notre Dame Press, 2015. Available for purchase here.
Investigative Reporting Workshop: As part of my fellowship with the Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University, I worked as a researcher and reporter at a couple of places while completing my MA in journalism. This includes two investigative projects at the Washington Post (here and here), and two documentaries for PBS Frontline (here and here). I also completed research and data analysis for this WAMU 88.5 story.
Lawsuit Against DeSantis Seeks to Halt All Fraudulent Relocations of Migrants (2022)
After Leak of Racist Remarks in LA, We Need Systemic Change for Indigenous and Black Justice (2022)
‘Remain in Mexico’ Court Battle Underscores the Need to Build a Fair Asylum System (2021)
Colombian Government, U.S. Policymakers Must Protect Black Lives in Buenaventura (2021)