Mary Anastasia O'Grady

Mary Anastasia O'Grady

Opinion Columnist, The Wall Street Journal

Mary Anastasia O'Grady writes "The Americas," a weekly column on politics, economics and business in Latin America and Canada that appears every Monday in the Journal. Ms. O'Grady joined the paper in August 1995 and became a senior editorial page writer in December 1999. She was appointed an editorial board member in November 2005. She is also a member of the board of directors of the Indianapolis­-based Liberty Fund.

In 2012 Ms. O’Grady won the Walter Judd Freedom Award from The Fund for American Studies. In 2009 Ms. O'Grady received the Thomas Jefferson Award from The Association of Private Enterprise Education. In 2005 Ms. O'Grady won the Bastiat Prize for Journalism awarded by the International Policy Network for her articles on the World Bank, the underground economy in Brazil and the bad economic advice the U.S. often gives to Latin American countries. In 1997 Ms. O'Grady won the Inter American Press Association's Daily Gleaner Award for editorial commentary.

Ms. O'Grady received a bachelor's degree in English from Assumption College and an M.B.A. in financial management from Pace University.

Latest Articles

The Americas

A founder of an artists’ movement is released thanks to unprecedented international and local pressure.

May 31, 2021

The Americas

The June 6 midterm elections are a chance to rein in the power of López Obrador.

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The Americas

Political instability is raging again in the Americas, due in part to limited checks on executive power.

May 16, 2021

The Americas

Give aid to the usual suspects in Latin America, and you’ll get the same sad result.

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The Americas

The league talks up its ‘values’ in the U.S. but loves doing business with Castro.

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The Americas

Migrants are looking for an economy with jobs for them. If you build it, they will stay.

March 21, 2021


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