Jose is a Regional Intelligence Analyst for the Americas. He is originally from Venezuela, where he practiced journalism and worked in political communications until 2011. He studied for a year in Madrid and then moved to Washington, D.C., where he has been living since 2012. He recently completed a Master’s in Political Science at American University. He is a big sports fan, a political junkie and enjoys traveling. Besides being a native Venezuelan, he is also a Portuguese and Costa Rican citizen.