Jamie Stark

Jamie Stark is a freelance multimedia journalist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He had previously lived and worked in El Salvador and has reported across Latin America. His work focuses on social enterprise and international development, with an interest in highlighting solutions to societal problems. He earned an MA in Data Journalism from Stanford and a BA in Journalism and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin.

Populism is Straining Regional Relations in North America

November 03, 2016

Right-wing polarization may disrupt the bilateral relationship between Mexico and the United States. When Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump visited Mexico on September 1, 2016, local protesters made it clear: His offensive, untrue and divisive rhetoric about the Mexican people was not welcome. Amid that backdrop of rejection on both...

Misguided Tax Targeting Fosters Inequality in Mexico

August 03, 2016

Mexico has one of the worst tax systems of all industrialized countries. Juan Armando Hinojosa Cantú, a Mexican construction contractor and business tycoon, is famous in Mexico for his alleged role in building a $7-million mansion for the first lady—best known as the president’s “White House.” But the Panama Papers...