Michael Place

Reporter  in BNamericas

Michael Place began his journalism career in Melbourne, Australia, as a teenage cadet at Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. He has since worked as a reporter and subeditor in England, Spain, China, Brazil and Colombia. He has worked at BNamericas since 2012 and is currently the Colombia and Venezuela correspondent, based in Medellín.

9411 articles written by Michael Place:

Brazil's Round 13 debacle: What went wrong?

Monday, October 12, 2015

Magda Chambriard made a valiant, if futile, attempt to smooth over the rasping result of Brazil's Round 13 first phase on Wednesday. Despite just 37 of a possible 266 blocks being awarded,...

Brazil's Round 13 debacle: What went wrong?

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Magda Chambriard made a valiant, if futile, attempt to smooth over the rasping result of Brazil's Round 13 first phase on Wednesday. Despite just 37 of a possible 266 blocks being awarded,...

Lack of planning threatens to turn lights out on Brazil's World Cup party

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

There was relief on three fronts when Brazil's federal government announced the deactivation of four diesel-fired thermoelectric plants earlier this month. While four generators may seem trivia...

Brazil's Round 13 debacle: What went wrong?

Monday, October 12, 2015

Magda Chambriard made a valiant, if futile, attempt to smooth over the rasping result of Brazil's Round 13 first phase on Wednesday. Despite just 37 of a possible 266 blocks being awarded,...

How will new US sanctions impact Venezuela?

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

New sanctions imposed on Venezuela by US President Donald Trump are expected to have broad implications for the OPEC nation's economy and the oil industry that sustains it. Already crippled by ...