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Rocio Cara Labrador

Editorial Associate

Rocio Cara Labrador covers Latin American politics and security. Before joining CFR, she was a Fulbright scholar in Bogota, Colombia, where she interviewed former guerrilla fighters. She holds a bachelor’s degree in government and classical studies from Dartmouth College.

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