Latest from Michael Robinson Chavez

‘The whole world eats well, and we do not’

After decades of economic hardship in Peru's Andean highlands, voters place their hope in leftist leader, Pedro Castillo.
  • Jul 14, 2021

The dividing line

On both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, migrants face a fight to survive.
  • May 19, 2021

A pandemic at our doorsteps

Staff photojournalist Michael Robinson Chavez captured the coronavirus's deadly grip on two predominantly Black communities in Maryland.
  • Dec 29, 2020

Biden defeats Trump: What I learned | How to be a journalist

Washington Post journalists reveal what they learned covering the 2020 presidential campaign, and preview what to watch for in 2021
  • Dec 22, 2020

Going it alone: In two agricultural towns, small farmers and ranchers cope with the pandemic without a safety net

The pandemic has revealed the fragility of America’s food system and the country’s farmers, ranchers and farmworkers are persevering through shutdowns, slowdowns and supply chain meltdowns.
  • Dec 8, 2020

Venezuela’s collapse: Enduring a catastrophe

Protests have diminished, and optimism that any change will come has evaporated. Indeed, Maduro has solidified his grip on power as the opposition has fallen into disarray following the failed uprising.
  • Dec 30, 2019

A tragic American weekend

The mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, left two cities in two different corners of the country torn, mourning and wondering which community will be the next to be remembered for such a tragedy or, sadly, forgotten.
  • Dec 30, 2019

California climate change: Fires, floods and a fight over free parking

Life in Southern California is being transformed as the climate grows hotter, fueling more intense wildfires, deadly mudslides and extreme drought.
  • Dec 6, 2019

Lives adrift in a rapidly warming world: A photographic portrait

Climate change may seem like a distant danger to many, but around the globe, people are seeing its full, transformative impact. From Alaska to Angola, Qatar to Colorado and more, Post photographers share their stories of a growing crisis.
  • Dec 2, 2019

In fast-thawing Siberia, radical climate change is warping the earth beneath the feet of millions

As permafrost collapses, people turn to mammoth-tusk hunting and migration.
  • Oct 3, 2019