Wikistrat Expert Frida Ghitis

Frida Ghitis

Consultant, Columnist, Deputy Managing Editor

Frida Ghitis is an Editorial Contributor at the Miami Herald. In addition to The Miami Herald, her articles have appeared in The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The International Herald Tribune, The Jerusalem Report and dozens of publications in the United States, Europe and the Middle East.

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Frida Ghitis grew up in Colombia and later moved to the United States, where she attended Emory University in Atlanta. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in political science. She entered the news business in 1981, when she joined CNN only a few months after the launch of the first 24-hour news network. She was unit manager, producer and correspondent, traveling to major news events all over the globe.

She has worked in more than 50 countries in virtually every region of the world. During her time at CNN she was part of the teams that covered the collapse of the Soviet Union from Russia, the 1991 Gulf War from Jordan and Saudi Arabia, the U.S. intervention in Haiti, the hostage crisis in Peru, multiple developments in Cuba, political conventions in the United States and a dozen presidential trips, from Ronald Reagan in Mexico and Madrid, to George HW Bush in Singapore and Somalia.

Wikistrat Analytic Community
Ms. Ghitis is a Senior Analyst in Wikistrat’s Analytic Community

Academic Qualifications:
BA in Economics, Emory University; MA in Political Science, Emory University

Areas of Expertise:
Middle East
Latin America
Macro Economics
Foreign Investment
Development Media



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