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.

7323 articles written by David Roberts:

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...

Ortega vs. Somoza

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Is it fair, as several commentators and protesters in Nicaragua have done, to put the government of Daniel Ortega on a par with the Somoza dynasty overthrown by the Sandinista revolution in 1979? Th...

Music to Maduro's ears

Monday, July 9, 2018

A White House official may have denied the US wants to invade Venezuela, merely stating that all options are on the table, but Donald Trump has clearly entertained the prospect on numerous occasions a...

Does The Hague have a surprise in store?

Monday, April 9, 2018

There may be a hint of irony in the fact that Colombia, which was host to the signing of the American Treaty on Pacific Settlement, also known as the Pact of Bogotá, in 1948, has pulled out of the agr...