Manuel Roig-Franzia
Manuel Roig-Franzia
Reporter

Manuel Roig-Franzia is a writer in The Washington Post’s Style section. His long-form articles span a broad range of subjects, including politics, power and the culture of Washington, as well as profiling major political figures and authors.

Roig-Franzia has also served as bureau chief in Miami for the Post's National staff and in Mexico City for the Foreign staff. He’s covered U.S. and international presidential campaigns, the January 2010 Haiti earthquake and more than a dozen major hurricanes, including Katrina.

Roig-Franzia was born in Spain, and came to The Post from The New Orleans Times-Picayune, where he wrote about the colorful, four-time governor, Edwin Edwards, and learned how to make a mean gumbo.

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Latest by Manuel Roig-Franzia

Crusading against a global scourge

Crusading against a global scourge

Lydia Cacho risks her life in pursuit of evidence of sex slavery and ways to eradicate it.

Flood of migrant children puts state, local leaders in a bind

Flood of migrant children puts state, local leaders in a bind

The dilemma grows for Democratic governors weighing public unease against White House requests.

Obama aides were warned of brewing border crisis

Obama aides were warned of brewing border crisis

Administration officials initially saw the influx of unaccompanied children as a “local problem,” one expert says.

Senator seeks probe of alleged Cuban plot

Senator seeks probe of alleged Cuban plot

Robert Menendez, one of Washington’s most ardent critics of the Castro regime, wants the U.S. to investigate evidence that the Cuban government concocted an elaborate plot to smear him with prostitution claims.