Nitza Soledad Perez

Nitza Soledad Perez

Nitza Soledad Perez is the Miami correspondent for CGTN America.

During the last decade, she has traveled extensively covering U.S. national politics of American and Latino interest, as well as Latin American politics.

Her assignments have taken her to Mexico, Ecuador, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Trinidad Tobago, Guatemala, Denmark and others, reporting on elections, political turmoil, economics, climate change, natural disasters and social unrest.

Nitza has interviewed many Latin American leaders throughout the years. Recently, she covered President Xi Jinping’s visit to the Caribbean and Central America.

Nitza joined CGTN America from Russia Today. Previously, she was a local anchor for NBC Spanish in Washington and TeleSUR’s main correspondent in the U.S. capital. She started her career at ABC News Network in Washington D.C. She holds a Master’s Degree in international relations from American University in Washington D.C.

STORIES BY NITZA SOLEDAD PEREZ

August 18, 2021

At least 1,400 dead, 5,700 injured in Haiti earthquake

  Rescue teams in the Caribbean nation of Haiti are still looking for survivors after a powerful earthquake devastated its southwest peninsula on Saturday morning.  Locals are desperate for assistance as they also face the threat of severe weather.  Read More...
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August 11, 2021

Florida leads in COVID-19 hospitalizations

The COVID-19 Delta variant is leading a surge in new COVID-19 cases across the U.S. south. With Florida in the lead for hospitalizations and infections, hospitals are trying to treat an overwhelming number of sick people. Read More...
July 3, 2021

Florida building collapse search continues

Twenty four people are now confirmed dead, with 124 still unaccounted for after last week’s collapse of the Champlain Towers ​condominium complex in Surfside, Florida. Obstacles for first respondents ​continue to crop up – as chances of find​ing survivors fad​e. CGTN’s Nitza Soledad Perez reports from Surfside, Florida. Read More...
Florida proposes 18% increase to electric bills by 2025
June 19, 2021

Florida proposes 18% increase to electric bills by 2025

In the U.S. state of Florida, residents are facing higher prices for rent, gas, and food. Florida’s largest utility company is proposing an 18% base increase to electricity bills by 2025. Community activists say this is not the time for another hike. See the latest. Read More...
June 5, 2021

Heat is leading weather-related killer in U.S.

  Florida is a clear flashpoint of the climate change crisis in North America. Sea levels are rising, beaches are disappearing, Atlantic Hurricanes are getting stronger. But, until recently, little attention has been paid to a more direct and lethal threat to humans: Heat. Read More...
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