Manuel Roig-Franzia

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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Friends say James Foley, killed by Islamic State militants, was driven to report from dangerous places.

  • Aug 20, 2014

Details surrounding Michael Brown’s death are beginning to emerge.

  • Aug 16, 2014

Unaccompanied minors are flown thousands of miles back and forth at taxpayer expense, records show.

  • Jul 26, 2014

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

  • Jul 25, 2014

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

  • Jul 23, 2014

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

  • Jul 19, 2014

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.

  • Jul 7, 2014

Judy Gross, wife of imprisoned USAID contractor Alan Gross, wonders what Bowe Bergdahl’s release means for her husband who’s been in Cuba since his arrest on espionage charges in 2009.

  • Jun 25, 2014

June 21 marks the 50th anniversary of the murders of three civil rights workers in Mississippi

  • Jun 20, 2014

The Atlantic writer muses on his past struggles and how he came to back reparations for black Americans.

  • Jun 18, 2014
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About
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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