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Elyssa Pachico

Washington DC
Covers:  hispanic affairs, latin america, colombia, security, crime, mexico, venezuela, el salvador, ms-13, zetas, farc, non-fiction, politics, technology, media
Doesn't Cover: immigration

I help run @ijnet for @icfj. Write me at epachico@icfj.org

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I’ve written mostly about Latin America since I graduated from Wesleyan University in 2008.

I've specialized in writing about security issues and politics, with a special interest in Colombia, Venezuela, Mexico, and Central America.

However, I'm not limited to those areas. I've also written pers...

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@Elyssa_Pachico — 895 followers, 1,741 tweets

Aug 11, 2017

RT @FiestaLibro: Falta un mes exactamente, para comenzar la aventura literaria y cultural más esperada del año: nuestra #FiestaLibro

Aug 02, 2017

RT @hannahdreier: My last Venezuela story for AP. I arrived in 2014, just in time to see the meltdown. I hope better days lie ahead  https://apnews.com/b951badb1ac24ce0b3d0e8d7b8acf903 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I went to press conferences in NYC involving Latino entertainers like Thalia and Daddy Yankee.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have not.

How is social media changing news?

How has it not changed news?