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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

Currently @WOLA_org, formerly @icfj, @insightcrime, @irworkshop. Write me at epachico@wola.org. Views are my own

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Biography

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...

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?