Anthony Faiola

Miami

Bureau chief

Education: Florida International University, BA in communications

Anthony Faiola is South America/Caribbean bureau chief for The Washington Post. Faiola joined The Post in 1994 and has reported for the paper from more than 60 countries on six continents and served as bureau chief in Tokyo, Buenos Aires, New York, London and Berlin. From Washington, he has also covered global economics and the U.S. financial crisis. Faiola graduated from Florida International University (FIU) in 1990 and began his journalism career at the Miami Herald.
Latest from Anthony Faiola

Biden administration begins easing restrictions on Venezuelan oil

The move, which will allow Chevron to begin negotiating with the government of Nicolás Maduro, is aimed at promoting talks between the Venezuelan government and the U.S.-backed opposition.

May 17, 2022

Inside Mariupol’s besieged steel plant, a symbol of bravery and terror

From deep within the steel plant, a Ukrainian soldier facing death issues a plea to the world: "A lot of people gave up their lives. Don’t waste this sacrifice.”

May 12, 2022

How millions of Russians are tearing holes in the Digital Iron Curtain

A recent surge in virtual private network downloads poses a challenge to Vladimir Putin.

May 6, 2022

Mass flight of tech workers turns Russian IT into another casualty of war

About 10 percent of the tech workforce is projected to leave Russia before the end of May.

May 1, 2022

In Mariupol, echoes of history, utter devastation and a last stand

Leveled by Russia's merciless assault, a city hardened by war is falling. Says one commander: "While the world is asleep, Mariupol [is] dying."

April 24, 2022

Europe fears possible Le Pen presidency in France as a threat from within

She could bolster Russian President Vladimir Putin, diminish NATO, break the E.U. and propel other far-right groups.

April 22, 2022

How Russian oligarchs are finding safe havens outside the West

After decades that saw real estate markets in cities like London and Miami transformed by Russian wealth, other countries now appear to sense opportunity in the West’s crackdown.

April 1, 2022

How Ukraine could lose land but still win the war with Russia

Ukraine, to buy peace, may need to suffer territorial loss — but perhaps not nearly as great as the Russians had hoped.

March 30, 2022

With Russia at Poland’s doorstep, Warsaw tries to woo Western critics

In a struggle between Russian authoritarianism and Western freedom, Poland is an imperfect carrier of the democratic torch.

March 28, 2022

U.S. weighs engagement with Venezuela, a Russian foothold in America’s backyard

Senior U.S. officials this month held their highest-level meeting with Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro in years.

March 25, 2022