Articles by Brianna Lee

Brianna Lee joined IBT in July 2014 and covers U.S. immigration and Latin America. Previously she worked as a writer and editor at the Council on Foreign Relations and as a staff writer for the PBS news program "Need to Know." 

Xi Correa

China Funds Seed Worry In Ecuador

China has been Latin America's critical financial lifeline for more than a decade -- investing over $100 billion since 2005 -- but the fanfare has deflated in places like Ecuador.
Haiti Election

'We Are Very Pessimistic'

Haitian officials are hoping to avoid the mishaps and violence that plagued August's legislative elections, but there's little confidence Sunday's presidential vote will go much better.

Can Clean Energy Save Brazil?

Climate-friendly policies and technologies could help the South American country, which is beset by a recession, rising unemployment and political turmoil.
Pope Francis

Pope Takes On US Immigration Issue

Advocates are hoping the pontiff's U.S. visit will temper some of the immigration rhetoric coming out of the 2016 presidential campaign season.

Pope Praises US-Cuba Reconciliation

"I urge political leaders to persevere on this path and to develop all its potentialities ... on behalf of the peace and well-being of their peoples," the pope said.