Mackey is an independent investigative journalist based in El Salvador and New York. She writes for U.S. and Central American media, and teaches in the journalism department at the City University of New York. More of her work is available here.
Al interior del complot para asesinar a Berta Cáceres
Los mensajes de texto y Whatsapp muestran que la conspiración contra Berta Cáceres involucró a los más altos rangos de la empresa cuya represa había estado protestando.
Inside the Plot to Murder Honduran Activist Berta Cáceres
Text and WhatsApp messages show that the conspiracy against Berta Cáceres reached the highest ranks of the company whose dam she had been protesting.
The War on ImmigrantsMexico Made Refugee Concessions Months Before Trump Tariff Threats, DHS Documents Say
Bit by bit, Trump’s story of bullying Mexico into concessions on asylum-seekers is falling apart.
What Happens When a Barrio 18 Soldier Tries to Leave the Gang
There are an estimated 60,000 gang members in El Salvador. Benjamin knew many who wanted to leave, but they were afraid. He wanted to show them they could.