Longtime staffer Michael Reid has retired from The Economist.
He was a senior editor and wrote its Bello column on Latin The united states and a author-at-huge on the region. From 2016 to 2021 he was additionally its Spain correspondent.
From 1999 until finally 2013 he was The Economist’s Americas Editor accountable for protection of Latin The us, the Caribbean and Canada. He was previously the magazine’s correspondent in Brazil (1996-9), for purchaser industries (1994-5) and Mexico and Central America (1990-93) and used most of the 1980s centered in Lima covering the Andean location for the Guardian and the BBC.
His publications include “Forgotten Continent: A Record of the New Latin America” (Second edition, 2017) and “Brazil: The Troubled Increase of a World Power” (2014), equally published by Yale University Press. His new guide “Spain: The Trials and Triumphs of a Fashionable European Country” will be published by Yale in March 2023.
He was awarded the Maria Moors Cabot Prize in 2003 for superb reporting on Latin America by Columbia University’s Graduate Faculty of Journalism. He acquired Brazil’s Ordem Nacional do Cruzeiro do Sul in 2000 for his writing on Brazil and the Mercosur area. He researched Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Balliol College, Oxford University.