Michelle Begue

Michelle Begue

Michelle Begue has been reporting for CGTN from Bogotá, Colombia since August 2010. Michelle has brought us in depth coverage on top issues that affect Central America, the Caribbean and South America. Politics, economics, culture, sports and social issues are just some of the topics she has covered for our viewers. 

CGTN has sent her to the frontline of some the largest natural disasters in Latin America such as the landslides in Brazil and the inundations in Colombia.

In Haiti, Brazil, Peru and Venezuela, Michelle reported on the latest results during elections. From the Andes Mountains she brought us stories of the Coca Leaf in Peru. She has traveled to the heart of the Colombian conflict to show us the hopes and fears of the displaced.

As a correspondent, Michelle Begue hopes to give viewers a better look at Latin America so they can understand the culture and history of the region. Through her coverage she hopes the audience can connect, learn and feel they have visited these places along with her. Michelle´s dream as a journalist is to reach and change people with unique stories.

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February 17, 2024

Two Colombian cities compete to host COP16

  This fall, Colombia will host the next United Nations Biodiversity Conference, also known as COP16.   The high-level ministerial meeting is meant to guide global action to halt and reverse the loss of nature by protecting the planet and restoring lost ecosystems. But the host […] Read More...
January 20, 2024

Colombian government extends ceasefire with EMC

  The Colombian government and the guerrilla group known by its acronym EMC have announced they will extend their ceasefire by another six more months. The two parties are holding a third round of peace talks in the capital, Bogota. Our correspondent in Colombia, Michelle Begue, […] Read More...
November 11, 2023

Sharp polarization and violence in Latin America

Latin America’s political scene this year has witnessed sharp polarization and violence. From the assassination attempt against Argentinian Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to the murder of Ecuadorian presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio some experts say political violence is on the rise. In Colombia, one […] Read More...
October 15, 2023

Football-related violence in Colombia

  In Colombia, a football club president in the city of Bogota was shot dead on the street last month, assassination-style, after his team lost a close match.  The murder is being investigated as the violence brings to light rising tensions surrounding the wildly popular […] Read More...
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