Carrie KahnCarrie Kahn is NPR's international correspondent based in Mexico City, Mexico. Kahn's reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning news programs including All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, and Latino USA.
Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser (right) teams up with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on a boat in Barataria Bay on May 23. Nungesser has been relentless in defending his parish. He's demanded the resignations of a Coast Guard admiral and the head of BP. And he says he doesn't regret being either pushy or loud.
Children relocated from the Petionville Club camp in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, walk through their new home at a government resettlement camp in Corail-Cesselesse. Petionville residents are being moved to the new camp because of the risk of flooding and landslides at the current location during the coming rainy season.
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Workers remove rubble from a destroyed school in Port-Au-Prince in early March. Haitians now must find a way to dispose of the estimated 25 million cubic yards of debris left in the wake of the powerful earthquake that struck the country in January.
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