Matthew Hay Brown

Washington, D.C.

Americas Editor

Education: M.S., Columbia

Matthew Hay Brown works with Washington Post journalists in Mexico City, Bogotá, Caracas, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Toronto and Miami, and Talent Network contributors throughout the hemisphere, covering Latin America, Canada and the Caribbean. He joined The Post in 2019 from USA Today, where he was a national enterprise editor.
Latest from Matthew Hay Brown

Cuba suffers total electrical outage as Hurricane Ian roars through

Work brigades began restoring power early Wednesday after Hurricane Ian knocked the entire country of 11 million offline.

September 28, 2022

Midshipmen make a video vowing to fight sexual assault at the Naval Academy

The video comes after a 2012 alleged assault of a female midshipman by three Navy football players.

October 2, 2014

Howard and NSA reach deal to cool computer center with county’s treated wastewater

Howard County has agreed to supply treated wastewater to cool a computer center that is being built at Fort Meade by the National Security Agency — a money-saving, environmentally conscious deal that...

January 2, 2014

Army officer from Maryland among five soldiers killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash

Capt. Sara M. Knutson, 27, of Eldersburg, died March 11 in Kandahar while on training mission.

March 17, 2013

County council members push for Leopold’s ouster

Despite a warning from the county attorney that the move was premature, the Anne Arundel County Council pressed ahead Wednesday with a plan to remove County Executive John R. Leopold from office for c...

January 31, 2013