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.

7326 articles written by David Roberts:

Venezuela's so-called presidents

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Who is Venezuela's legitimate president? The question appears to have split Latin America, and indeed the whole world, in two. Nicolás Maduro, who was sworn in for a second term on January 1...

When internal affairs become universal affairs

Monday, January 21, 2019

Curiously, Latin America's most recently inaugurated presidents both appear to be under the same misconception, although in rather different circumstances. The decision of Mexico's l...

When it's not just a question of yes or no

Monday, November 5, 2018

There are some issues that are just not suitable to put to a referendum. One such example is last week's Mexico City airport vote in which a clear majority of those participating opted to canc...

On the edge: Chile-Bolivia ruling draws close

Monday, September 24, 2018

One can detect a degree of nervousness among the Chilean political class ahead of the ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague on October 1 on the country's dispute with...

In praise of migration

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Chile and the Dominican Republic are the only Latin American countries to declare that they will not sign up to the UN's migration pact agreed in Marrakech this month, although Brazil'...