Alexandra Hall is a multimedia reporter and Spanish-English translator based in Washington, DC. She has worked for NPR’s Investigative Unit, PBS NewsHour, Reuters TV, CNN Chile, and as a freelance radio journalist covering women’s issues, public health and politics from her previous base in Santiago, Chile. Alexandra’s reporting has aired on NPR News, Morning Edition, All Things Considered, LatinoUSA, Radio Ambulante, America Abroad, Only a Game and Here & Now. Her recent cover story for The Washington Post Magazine exposed the complexities of child and undocumented labor in America’s tobacco fields.
A crisis is building at the US-Mexico border as thousands of Haitians make their way there from Brazil, migrating as the South American country's economy tanks.
Newly declassified files accuse the Pinochet regime of carrying out an attack in Washington in broad daylight 40 years ago. A car bomb killed Chile's former foreign minister, Orlando Letelier, and a young American woman, Ronni Moffitt.
At the San José de Apartadó Peace Community, neither side in Colombia's long-running civil war is viewed as being in the right. The members of the community protest against both sides.