Andrea Mandel-Campbell is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in many publications, including Maclean’s and The Walrus. For ten years, she was a foreign correspondent in Latin America, serving as Mexico bureau chief for London’s Financial Times and working as a correspondent for Business Week magazine in Buenos Aires, Argentina. During this time, she covered everything from environmental issues and agriculture to the war on drugs and the Zapatista rebellion in Chiapas. She also wrote extensively on global competitiveness issues, which led to her writing Why Mexicans Don’t Drink Molson. Her articles are among the required readings for college courses in world economics and international development. Her most recent focus as a journalist has been on the business ties between Canada and China. Andrea currently lives in Toronto.
Festivals: 2007 (spring)