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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June 10, 2021

Alleged human rights abuses reported during Colombian protests

Colombia’s national strike marked its sixth consecutive week of protests on Thursday. The massive demonstrations began in late April against controversial tax reform. They grew into anti-government protests voicing concerns over a wide range of social and economic inequities and police brutality. The world’s oldest […] Read More...
May 18, 2021

Is the Copa America soccer tournament in limbo?

The soccer championship Copa America is set to begin in a month, with Colombia and Argentina co-hosting the event. But with unrest and COVID-19, many wonder how Colombia will manage.     CGTN correspondent Michelle Begue reports from Bogota.     Read More...
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