Nick Miroff

CorrespondentLatin America


It’s not Venezuela. Now it’s Argentina that wants to use the heavy hand of the state to grip the invisible hand of the market.

  • Sep 18, 2014

It seems something truly dirty has been going on at Maquetia.

  • Sep 16, 2014

The sale of the oldest newspaper in Caracas has stoked fears of a slow-building news blackout.

  • Sep 6, 2014

Amid labor conflicts, a once-proud industrial city is a monument to the nation’s economic woes.

  • Sep 3, 2014

The contraband business has long been a lucrative one at the Venezuela-Colombia border, by many accounts the busiest crossing in South America.

  • Sep 2, 2014

Leopoldo López faces up to 13 years in jail on charges he incited anti-government protests.

  • Sep 1, 2014

Just about everyone we met in Peru told us to stay away from the mining camps.

  • Aug 18, 2014

A gold rush in Peru’s Amazon is turning forests to desert. Can a crackdown stop the miners?

  • Aug 18, 2014

Mexican state lawmakers pass law that prevents press from shooting crime scenes without government permission

  • Aug 5, 2014

Officials say they’re cracking down on illegal migrants from Central America, but freight trains show otherwise.

  • Aug 3, 2014
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Nick Miroff is the Washington Post's Latin America correspondent, roaming from the U.S.-Mexico borderlands to South America's southern cone. He has been a staff writer since 2006, reporting on politics, immigration, crime, and development in northern Virginia for the Post’s Metro desk until 2009. He earned a Master’s degree at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism (2006), and studied Spanish and Latin American Literature at UC Santa Cruz (2000). Miroff grew up in Albany, New York.
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