Mary Beth Sheridan
Staff Writer

Mary Beth Sheridan is an editor on the Foreign Desk of The Washington Post. She came to the Post in 2001 after 11 years as a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press, Miami Herald and Los Angeles Times. During her career, she has reported from nearly 50 countries and has been based in Rome, Bogota and Mexico City. She was awarded an Overseas Press Club award in 1998 for her work in Mexico and was part of a Washington Post team that were Pulitzer Prize finalists for reporting on terrorism. She has covered diplomacy, homeland security and immigration for the Post, in addition to numerous foreign assignments.

Latest by Mary Beth Sheridan

Uruguay to track pot like cows

Uruguay to track pot like cows

President Jose Mujica explains his controversial pot legalization plans to The Post

Uruguay offers to take six Guantanamo detainees

Uruguay offers to take six Guantanamo detainees

Leftist president says he is ready to receive a group of Arabs — but says U.S. should move fast

American tries to save an Egyptian icon

American tries to save an Egyptian icon

Amid turmoil, coach Bob Bradley is trying to hold together the one thing that unites Egyptians.

Crackdown limits protest crowds on ‘Friday of Martyrs’ in Egypt

Crackdown limits protest crowds on ‘Friday of Martyrs’ in Egypt

President Obama voices concern about government crackdown that has left more than 1,000 dead.