About Erica Sanchez

Erica Sánchez is the Spanish Editor at Global Citizen. She is a former BuzzFeed contributor and translator and a 2017 Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism CUNY Fellow. Her DNA test clearly shows she is a Global Citizen: from Europeans to Native Americans, she, amazingly, has ancestors all around the world!

Stories

  1. Article: Mexicans Demand an End to Femicide Following Death of 7-Year-Old Girl

    Mexicans Demand an End to Femicide Following Death of 7-Year-Old Girl

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 19, 2020

    Fátima Cecilia Aldrighett Antón disappeared after school in Mexico City. Read more

  2. Article: Pope Francis Calls Destruction of the Amazon a 'Crime' and Calls for Action

    Pope Francis Calls Destruction of the Amazon a 'Crime' and Calls for Action

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 18, 2020

    The pope has long championed environmental causes. Read more

  3. Article: EU Leaders Are About to Set Their Aid Budgets Until 2027. Here's How You Can Help.
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    EU Leaders Are About to Set Their Aid Budgets Until 2027. Here's How You Can Help.

    By Imogen CalderwoodErica Sanchez  and  Pia Gralki|Feb. 18, 2020

    Use your voice to make sure the world’s most vulnerable people aren’t left behind. Read more

  4. Article: Infant Mortality Is on the Rise in Venezuela Due to Malnutrition

    Infant Mortality Is on the Rise in Venezuela Due to Malnutrition

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 14, 2020

    Venezuela is in the midst of a years-long economic crisis. Read more

  5. Article: Chinstrap Penguin Populations Have Declined By Up to 77% Due to Climate Change

    Chinstrap Penguin Populations Have Declined By Up to 77% Due to Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 12, 2020

    "If penguins are dying, it means our oceans are dying." Read more

  6. Article: Bill & Melinda Gates Add Climate Change and Gender Equality to Foundation's Priorities

    Bill & Melinda Gates Add Climate Change and Gender Equality to Foundation's Priorities

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 10, 2020

    The foundation has mainly focused on global health, US education, and development. Read more

  7. Article: Warm Ocean Water Is Melting Greenland’s Ice From Below

    Warm Ocean Water Is Melting Greenland’s Ice From Below

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 5, 2020

    Massive “ice tongues” are to blame. Read more

  8. Article: The Arctic's Permafrost Is Thawing More Rapidly Than We Thought

    The Arctic's Permafrost Is Thawing More Rapidly Than We Thought

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 4, 2020

    An additional 60 to 100 billion metric tons of carbon could come from abrupt permafrost thawing. Read more

  9. Article: Pope Francis Turned a Roman Palace Into a Homeless Shelter

    Pope Francis Turned a Roman Palace Into a Homeless Shelter

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 4, 2020

    The religious leader is a staunch advocate for people living in extreme poverty. Read more

  10. Article: Plastic Chemicals Can Build Up in Seabirds' Bodies, Study Finds

    Plastic Chemicals Can Build Up in Seabirds' Bodies, Study Finds

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|Jan. 31, 2020

    Plastic pollution poses a serious threat to the global seabird population. Read more