Juan Forero
Correspondent

Juan Forero is based in Bogota, Colombia, for The Washington Post and is responsible for covering South America. Before joining The Post in September 2006, he was the Bogota bureau chief for the New York Times, covering the Andean region for six years. A native of Bogota, he has also been a staff writer at the Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J., New York Newsday, the San Diego Union-Tribune and other papers. He has also reported from Mexico, Cuba, Nicaragua and other countries.

Latest by Juan Forero

Brazil’s big-oil dreams begin to sour

Brazil’s big-oil dreams begin to sour

Deep-sea discoveries had everyone excited a few years ago, but ‘now it seems the love is gone.’

Brazil’s once-thriving ethanol industry facing head winds

Brazil’s once-thriving ethanol industry facing head winds

Buffeted by forces both man-made and natural, the sector is struggling. But many still see long-term potential.

A bank that might be too big for Brazil

A bank that might be too big for Brazil

A state development bank kept the economy flush, but now debt and inflation are a threat.

Shop till you drop in Venezuela

Shop till you drop in Venezuela

President Maduro forces stores to slash prices and promises to limit profits for “capitalist parasites.”