AP names Castillo, Bambuck to key LatAm leadership posts
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Associated Press has named two experienced journalists to help lead its award-winning coverage of Latin America, rounding out an all-formats management team that will promote visual, digital-friendly storytelling and cutting-edge enterprise tailored to the needs of customers.
26 December, 2016 Michael Weissenstein named AP Caribbean news director MEXICO CITY (AP) — Michael Weissenstein, a veteran correspondent and editor who currently serves as Cuba bureau chief for The Associated Press, has been named all-formats news director of a newly unified Caribbean Bureau, headquartered in Havana.
17 July, 2014 AP names Weissenstein to Havana bureau chief post NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Weissenstein has been appointed The Associated Press chief of bureau in Havana, the third bureau chief the news cooperative has had in Cuba since it reopened an office on the island in 1999.
5 December, 2014 Former AP Latin America bureau chief dies ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) — William Heath, an award-winning journalist and former bureau chief for The Associated Press who oversaw news coverage during some of Latin America's most turbulent times, has died. He was 78.
15 April, 2014 Zeina Karam appointed AP’s Beirut bureau chief CAIRO (AP) — Zeina Karam, who has reported on political upheaval, war and transformation in the Middle East for almost two decades, has been named as Beirut bureau chief for The Associated Press, leading coverage of Lebanon as well as the devastating conflict in Syria.
6 May, 2015 Amnesty new office tackles Latin America’s ‘hidden crisis’ With a brand new Americas office in Mexico City, Amnesty International wants to tackle the "hidden crisis" afflicting human rights in the vast region, the organization's head said Tuesday. In an interview with AFP, secretary general Salil Shetty said the first headquarters based inside […]