Nick Miroff

CorrespondentLatin America


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

With fresh ceviche, yellow chilies and a hunger for expansion, Gastón Acurio takes Peruvian cuisine global.

  • Jul 23, 2014

For Argentines, Monday will be a painful awakening

  • Jul 13, 2014

With its national team in the World Cup final, Argentina’s political and economic woes are no match for soccer glory

  • Jul 13, 2014

Chavez successor pledges reforms amid economic meltdown, but could anger those loyal to former president

  • Jul 5, 2014

Despite some of the toughest firearm restrictions in the hemisphere, Mexico is awash in weapons.

  • Jul 4, 2014

Visitors enter at street level and descend three floors to mood-lit tanks that mimic the ocean’s depths.

  • Jun 23, 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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