Chris Kraul in Bogotá
Chris Kraul is a Berkeley native who graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in journalism. Prior to joining the Times in 1987, he worked for numerous newspapers including the San Jose Mercury News and the San Diego Union. He also contributed to Barron's and was a freelance news photgographer. He started at the Times as the business editor of the San Diego edition, then covered Mexican and Latin American business and economic stories from San Diego before moving to the Mexico City bureau in 2001. He has done several stints covering Iraq and reopened the Times Bogota bureau in 2006. His beat includes Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador and Panama.
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