Stephen Gibbs

Stephen Gibbs

Stephen Gibbs has been a correspondent in Latin America for the last ten years. He is currently based in Caracas.  

Previously he was the BBC’s correspondent in Mexico (2008-2010) and prior to that, the corporation’s correspondent in Cuba (2002-2007).

During the course of his career he has reported some significant breaking news events, including the 2009 coup in Honduras, the illness of Fidel Castro in 2006, the 2004 rebellion in Haiti and the second Palestinian Intifada in the year 2000.

He is the author of six children’s books. Stephen studied English Literature at the Cambridge University.

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May 3, 2020

Private conservationism could be the key to saving the Amazon

How can we save the Amazon rainforest? It’s a question that is becoming increasingly urgent as concern grows that the world’s largest original forest – a key defense against global warming – risks being destroyed by farming, logging and climate change.   One solution may lie partly […] Read More...
Chile faces worst political unrest in decades
November 19, 2019

Chile faces worst political unrest in decades

Chile has long been seen as the most stable country in South America. Its GDP per person is ranked as one of the highest in the entire continent. It tends to stands out as being distinctly staid compared to its neighbors. Read More...
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