Alfredo Eladio Moreno — Editor-in-Chief
Fredo is a journalist and photographer from his native Houston, Texas. He has reported since 2020 on Mexican politics and immigration policy in the United States, and especially on Nicaragua and the Ortega-Murillo regime. He is a graduate student of Journalism and Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New York University, where he is Editor-in-Chief of the Latin America News Dispatch.
Kiana Katrisha Paclibon — Managing Editor
Born in Manila, raised in California, and based in New York, she’s a storyteller with a passion for cross-cultural histories. Kiana spent 4 years in Córdoba, Argentina, working as a translator/interpreter and copywriter. With a background in psychology and international relations, she’s dedicated to telling people-focused stories, particularly those centering on South America’s racial and ethnic minorities and queer communities.
Marin Scotten — Staff Writer
Marin hails from Ottawa, Canada where she studied journalism in Toronto before moving to New York City. She is interested in the global system and how it intersects with gender, class, race and environmental issues. Through various forms of storytelling, Marin hopes to document the human side of complex issues and challenge the stereotypes historically portrayed in traditional media.
Carmela Guaglianone — Staff Writer
Carmela was born and raised in Arizona, attended college in North Carolina and lived briefly in San Francisco. She is entranced by legacies and unfolding instances of migration, which constitute much of her academic (and personal) background. Her stories consider the complex causes and consequences of cross border movement on the people and places involved. She also works as a reporter for the San Francisco Examiner.
Roque Planas (former director)
Roque’s works as editor of the Huffington Post’s Latino Voices vertical, where he covers Latino politics and Latin American affairs. Before joining HuffPost, he worked as a staff writer for the Fox News Latino and the New York Daily News. His work as a freelance journalist has appeared in Foreign Policy Magazine, the World Politics Review, and the New Internationalist. He holds an M.A. in history from Texas State University at San Marcos and earned an M.A. in the global joint master’s program in journalism and Latin American studies at New York University, where he was a Henry MacCracken Fellow.
Andrew O’Reilly (former editor-in-chief)
Andrew’s work has appeared in ESPN The Magazine, Ralph Lauren Magazine, Hemispheres, The New York Times and The New York Daily News among others. He holds a B.A. in journalism from the University of Pittsburgh and a joint M.A. in journalism and Latin American studies from New York University. His regional focus in reporting is Mexico and Central America. Andrew now works at Fox News Latino.
Mari Hayman (former editor-in-chief)
Mari is a native of Washington state and earned a B.A. in comparative literature at Stanford University. She holds a master’s degree in journalism and Latin American studies at New York University , where she focused on memory and human rights in Uruguay. Mari now works as as managing editor for Americas Quarterly.
Rachel Brooks-Ames Lachenmeier (staff writer)
Rachel was a Henry MacCracken Fellow at New York University , where she earned a master’s degree in Latin American Studies. She grew up in Austin, Texas, and earned her bachelor’s degree from Smith College in Latin American/Latino Studies. Her past work has focused on Mexico, U.S.-Mexico relations, and Mexican Americans and immigrants in Texas. Rachel is currently earning a doctorate at the Centro Latinoamericano-Suizo at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.