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Joshua Partlow

Bureau chiefMexico City


Death of Gabriel prompts vigils and tributes across Mexico.

  • Aug 29, 2016

The Rio Games featured a lot of trouble and some last-minute thrills.

  • Aug 21, 2016

Fellow swimmers Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger return to U.S.; Jimmy Feigen pays fine to be allowed to leave.

  • Aug 19, 2016

With Lochte back home, U.S. Olympic swimming teammates Jack Conger, Gunnar Bentz and Jimmy Feigen were further questioned by police.

  • Aug 19, 2016

Tale of armed robbery is refuted by police, with video showing altercation at gas station.

  • Aug 18, 2016

“Their bikinis look like underpants” and other faux pas.

  • Aug 17, 2016

The swimmers were unharmed by assailants who posed as police officers in troubling incident.

  • Aug 14, 2016

Problems with security, facilities and transportation have challenged the Rio Games.

  • Aug 12, 2016

Adding more chlorine hasn’t been effective, so the water needed to be kept stillm says spokesman.

  • Aug 12, 2016

A string of shootings and robberies have unnerved Rio residents and visitors at the Olympic Games.

  • Aug 10, 2016
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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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