Summary: novelist and reporter at the Washington bureau of the New York Times who specialized in Latin American politics when he joined the Times in 2000 from the Washington bureau of Knight-Ridder Newspapers, where he was chief foreign affairs writer, and who was a former foreign correspondent for the Miami Herald focusing on Cuba and Central America.
Cause of Death: AIDS
Born: November 13, 1961
Died: February 11, 2005
Location: San Francisco, California