Correspondent focusing on Mexico, Central America and other parts of Latin America Education: Duke University, BA, 2000; Columbia University, MS in journalism, 2002; Columbia University, MA in international relations, 2003
Joshua Partlow is The Washington Post’s bureau chief in Mexico. He has previously worked as the bureau chief in Kabul. Before going 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.
Honors & Awards:
Overseas Press Club Hal Boyle Award 2010
Fellow at Shorenstein Center at Harvard University Fall 2012. Fellow at Woodrow Wilson Center Spring 2013.
Fellow at Shorenstein Center at Harvard University, fall 2012
Fellow at Woodrow Wilson Center, spring 2013
Foreign languages spoken: Spanish Books by Joshua Partlow:
A Kingdom of Their Own: The Family Karzai and the Afghan Disaster published by Alfred A. Knopf, October 2016.
A pro-government caravan drives through Diriamba, Nicaragua, in support of President Daniel Ortega and his Sandinista National Liberation Front or FSLN. Paramilitaries are accused of leading a violent crackdown against protestors critical of Ortega’s government. The violence has killed more than 400 people in the past three months.
Ana Gloria Henríquez says her granddaughter is a happy girl who loves Disney, her pet dog and the beach. Now the child is at a shelter after being separated from her mother following a border crossing.