David Roberts

Jefe de Mesa de Edición  in BNamericas

David Roberts is a BNamericas veteran who began working at the company as a mining-metals reporter. He later became mining-metals editor and now heads the editing desk. A British national and long-time Chile resident, he has over 25 years’ experience in the media business and has contributed to prestigious publications such as the New York Times, The Guardian and The Independent. David has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Liverpool University and a master’s in mass communications from Leicester University.

7320 articles written by David Roberts:

The delusion of (measuring) happiness

Monday, March 19, 2018

Latin America features unusually prominently in this year's edition of the World Happiness Report, which has received widespread coverage in the global media (everyone loves a ranking and one ...

Guns galore not just killing US citizens

Monday, February 26, 2018

Without in any way belittling the tragedy of the Florida high school massacre, or for that matter any of the other multiple shootings in the US, the issue should not be seen as a purely domestic one. ...

The vultures are circling

Monday, November 13, 2017

Vulture funds have been licking their lips for years at the prospect of Venezuela defaulting on its burgeoning debt load, hoping to sue the government for the full face value of bonds bought at a larg...

Prior consultation: Opportunity knocks

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

There are tens of billions of dollars in energy, mining and infrastructure projects in Latin America that are currently, or have been previously, delayed by social conflicts of one sort or another, no...

Venezuela on the precipice

Friday, July 21, 2017

Most commentators regard the result of the non-binding referendum held in Venezuela on July 16 as a massive slap in the face for President Nicolás Maduro. Over 7mn Venezuelans turned out to vote &am...