Benjamin Witte is a professional journalist based in Sitges, Spain.  He is a regular contributor to Latin America Data Base, published by the University of New Mexico. Benjamin spent a decade in Latin America (2000-2010), living and working in Guatemala, Chile and Costa Rica. A former editor of both the Santiago Times and Patagonia Times, he also worked for the Tico Times in San Jose, Costa Rica, and Worldcrunch, an international news site based in Paris, France.  Benjamin can be reached by e-mail: benjawitte@gmail.com



  1. Good work, Benja. May this site bear many fruits!


  2. Benjamin, just heard you on FoxNews! Glad to see you survived the quake. Your name (and voice) were very, very familiar….did you ever work at a weekly newspaper in Somerville, MA, by any chance?

  3. Ben
    Wonderful site and great articles. And,congratulations on your new arrival to your family.

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