Who we are (Quienes somos)

El Hemisferio provides news and analysis related to politics and economics in Latin America and the Caribbean.


Nathan Davis

Nathan Davis covers trade for El Hemisferio. He received his MA in International Affairs from the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University and his BA from the University of Arizona. His research focuses on economic development and the causes and consequences of political revolutions and government change.

Guest Contributors

El Hemisferio publishes content from guest contributors on an ad hoc basis. Anyone interested in having their writing published on El Hemsiferio can contact us here.

Giancarlo Fiorella

Giancarlo Fiorella is a doctoral student at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies. He is conducting reaching on the policing of protests in Venezuela and is the founder of In Venezuela, an English-language website dedicated to providing daily updates of the unfolding crisis.

Esther Ongay

Esther Ongay graduated from Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE) Mexico with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations. She will pursue a master’s degree at GW’s Elliott School of International Affairs, where she will focus on International Development Studies. Before coming to GW, she worked for Mexico Evalúa, Centro de Análisis de Políticas Públicas as a researcher on public budget and accountability. She has also worked as an analyst for Fundación IDEA and as a research assistant at her alma mater, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas. During this time she has also volunteered for several worthy causes, including most recently Citizen Action Against Poverty where she volunteers her time to improve public policies to alleviate poverty in Mexico.

Tomás Cueto González

Tomás Cueto González is 25 years old and lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He will soon graduate with a degree in International Relations. He is interested in transnational and border conflicts in particular. Tomás is open to different ways to present interactive content and is seeking to train as an international journalist. Follow Tomás on Twitter at @tomascuetog.