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Tracy Wilkinson
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Tracy Wilkinson has covered wars, crises and daily life on three continents. Her career began with United Press International, where she covered the Contra war in Nicaragua. She moved to The Times in 1987, first as a writer on the Metro staff, then as a foreign correspondent based in San Salvador. In 1995, she moved to Vienna, where she covered the war in the Balkans, winning the George Polk Award in 1999, and then to Jerusalem. From there, she went to Rome, where she covered two popes and did several stints in Iraq. In 2008, she became Mexico bureau chief, where her coverage was part of a team Overseas Press Club Award and a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award. Wilkinson was also the 2014 winner of the Maria Moors Cabot Award for coverage of Latin America. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University. Her book “The Vatican’s Exorcists: Driving Out the Devil in the 21st Century” has been translated into a dozen languages. She joined The Times’ Washington, D.C., bureau in 2015 to cover foreign affairs.
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President Biden brings up human rights and cyberattacks in meeting with Putin. The Russian leader later rejects blame and accuses the U.S. of abuses.
June 16, 2021
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5 things to watch for in Biden’s meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin
The Biden-Putin summit doesn’t look much like the Russian’s meetings with Trump. Expected topics include hacking, election interference, human rights.
June 16, 2021
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Under Biden immigration change, more Central American children may join family in U.S.
Biden immigration policy changes could dramatically increase the number of Central American children being reunited with family already in the U.S.
June 15, 2021
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‘Sigh of relief.’ Biden team embraces new Israeli government after Netanyahu drama
The Biden administration is rushing to welcome a new Israeli government after Benjamin Netanyahu’s ouster, not because they will agree on policies but because it is a break from turmoil surrounding the former prime minister.
June 14, 2021
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Biden and Putin agree relations are abysmal. Will their meeting change anything?
Biden and Putin agree the nations’ relationship is at a low point before their summit. Trump sends the ex-KGB chief ‘warmest regards.’
June 14, 2021
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‘Watch me.’ Biden assures NATO allies after Trump mocked alliance as ‘obsolete’
President Biden builds bridges at NATO summit, after Trump belittled the alliance. Allies support his upcoming meeting with Russia’s Putin, he says.
June 14, 2021
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Trump’s ‘favorite dictator’ is now Biden’s burden
Biden vowed ‘no blank checks’ for Sisi, but Egypt’s recognition of Israel — and help on Gaza — has long fed a U.S. alliance despite human rights abuses.
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Harris’ visit to Guatemala and Mexico a mix of diplomacy and controversy
Harris meets with Mexican President López Obrador after visiting Guatemala and drawing criticism for telling Guatemalans to ‘not come’ to U.S.
June 8, 2021
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En su debut en el extranjero, la vicepresidenta Harris se reunirá con el presidente de Guatemala para hablar de migración
La reunión de Harris el lunes con el presidente de Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei, forma parte de un viaje de dos días, el primero que realiza fuera de Estados Unidos como vicepresidenta. La próxima parada es México.
June 7, 2021
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In Guatemala, Harris tells would-be migrants to U.S., ‘You will be turned back’
Harris speaks after meeting on migration with Guatemalan president on her first foreign trip as vice president. She was to continue to Mexico City later Monday.
June 7, 2021
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