Joshua Partlow

Bureau chiefMexico City


The killing of 42 people by the police in Michoacan hit one poor community hard.

  • May 30, 2015

Jaime Rodríguez, profane man of the people, marks a new trend with his independent bid in Nuevo Leon.

  • May 26, 2015

Two decades after the end of the civil war, Archbishop Romero still faces criticism in his home country.

  • May 22, 2015

The shootout in the western state of Michoacan involved a drug cartel and security forces.

  • May 22, 2015

Police have resorted to iron-fisted methods to deal with violence in the wake of a gang truce’s collapse.

  • May 17, 2015

The state of Jalisco has been struggling to contain the New Generation drug cartel.

  • May 1, 2015

The Congress passed a new national anti-corruption system that many hope will address impunity.

  • Apr 25, 2015

A five-state alert is on after Mexican thieves steal radioactive material.

  • Apr 16, 2015

With a police massacre this week, the New Generation cartel has become one of the most feared drug gangs in Mexico.

  • Apr 9, 2015

Supporters of ousted Mexican reporter Carmen Aristegui start a petition and legal moves to get her back on the air.

  • Apr 8, 2015
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Joshua Partlow is the Post’s bureau chief in Mexico. He has previously worked as the bureau chief in Kabul. Before coming to Afghanistan, he worked as the Post’s correspondent in South America, based in Rio de Janeiro, and as a correspondent in Iraq. Partlow joined the Washington Post in 2003 as an intern on the financial desk and later worked for the metro section covering the Maryland suburbs. He grew up in Olympia, Washington.
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