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.

From left:
Marin Scotten, Staff writer
Alfredo Eladio Moreno, Editor-in-Chief
Kiana Katrisha Paclibon, Managing Editor
Not pictured: Carmela Guaglianone, Staff writer


Peter Appleby

Nidia Bautista

Gabriela Barzallo

Alison Bowen

Isabel Caballero-Samper 

Emily Jo Corona

Raisa Camargo

Reinhard Cate

Juan Pedro Catepillán Tecay

Alvaro Céspedes

Dusty Christensen

Steven Cohen

William Costa

Cleuci de Oliveira

Von Diaz

Juan Víctor Fajardo

Jason Farbman

Nicole Fleischner

José Luis Granados Ceja 

Alexandra Hall

Urooba Jamal

Jacquelyn Kovarik

Nikolas Kozloff

Matt Landau

Marc Licciardi

Christopher Looft

Santiago O’Donnell

Camila Osorio

Molly O’Toole

Emilia Otte

Néstor David Pastor

Marisa Raditsch

Paola Reyes

Joel Richards

James Rodríguez

Luisa Rollenhagen

Mike Samras

Katie Schlechter

Leo Schwartz

Kayla Stewart

Hanna Wallis

Carolina Zanatta

Katerina Vo


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.