Tim Johnson is the Mexico City bureau chief for McClatchy Newspapers.
He was the Beijing bureau chief for Knight Ridder and McClatchy from 2003 to 2009, with responsibility for China and Taiwan.
He previously worked for 14 years for the Miami Herald, covering U.S. policy toward Latin America. He served as a foreign correspondent for The Herald through most of the 1990s in Central America and the Andean region.
Johnson won the 1996 Maria Moors Cabot Prize from Columbia University for "courageous and valiant reporting" from Latin America, and was a 2000-2001 Knight Fellow at Stanford University.
Read Tim's blog: Mexico Unmasked
Follow Tim on Twitter: @TimJohnson4
The overturning this week of former military dictator Gen. Efrain Rios Montt’s conviction on charges stemming from Guatemala’s brutal civil war has created a surprising consensus among critics on both the left and the right: Prosecutors badly overreached when they tried to pin accusations of genocide on the 86-year-old former president. » read more
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"Tragedy in Crimson" is award-winning journalist Tim Johnsonís account of the cat-and-mouse game embroiling China and the Tibetan exile community over Tibet.