Latin America Correspondent Education: Brown University; Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies Kevin Sieff has been The Washington Post’s Latin America correspondent since 2018. He served previously as the paper's Africa bureau chief and Afghanistan bureau chief. Before joining The Post, he worked in the Washington bureau of the Financial Times and covered immigration from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border. He started his career at the Brownsville Herald in Brownsville, Texas. Sieff attended Brown University and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
Tens of thousands of Guatemalan laborers have enabled one Florida construction boom after another. Asked to work through the pandemic, they’re now among the hardest-hit communities in the hard-hit state.