Manuel Roig-Franzia
Manuel Roig-Franzia
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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

Did Rep. Vance McAllister kiss political career goodbye?

Did Rep. Vance McAllister kiss political career goodbye?

Video of him and a staffer has turned his life into a melodrama that threatens the Republican’s promise.

Horrors that befell Marines at home in North Carolina

Horrors that befell Marines at home in North Carolina

For 30 years, thousands of residents of Camp Lejeune drank toxic water. The consequences were devastating

The critic’s new role

The critic’s new role

As U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power is learning to play the diplomat’s game.

Add USAID ‘Twitter’ network to list of U.S. flops in Cuba

Add USAID ‘Twitter’ network to list of U.S. flops in Cuba

The agency, which is better known for providing assistance, has drawn derision for the doomed program.