Juan de Onis

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JUAN de ONIS is a former correspondent of the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and United Press International with extended tours in Latin America. He also worked in the Middle East and in Africa, as well as Washington and the United Nations. He is a New Yorker who studied at Princeton Univeristy (V-12 naval officer training during World War II) and graduated with a BA from Williams College. He received an MS from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism before beginning his journalistic career. He is the author of The Green Cathedral (1992), a study of environmental and economic issues in Amazonia, and co-author of The Alliance That Lost It's Way (1979), a study of inter-american relations. He is now working on a book on contemporary Brazil and he also blogs at Brazil Value Added.