David Smith

David Smith was an award-winning correspondent for 30 years for ITN/C4News, then worked as an adviser to Kofi Annan at the UN. Now based in Latin America, he writes for The Economist. He is the author of three books, and sometime Visiting Professor in the United States.

Tyrants are breaking with civilisation

Does the continent represent the future of Catholicism?

The world has to face the bloodshed in the Middle East

What is the future of the Golden State?

Rhetoric will not end the war

Hopes and fears at the end of 2022

We should all welcome the chance for serious talks

FIFA is mistreating football

COP27 is a time for opportunity

Millions are at risk in Africa