Sara Miller Llana


Sara Miller Llana is The Christian Science Monitor’s Americas bureau chief and deputy international editor, based in Toronto. Before landing in Canada, she was Latin American bureau chief, based in Mexico City, and European bureau chief, based in Paris.

She has reported from more than 40 countries in multiple languages across the globe, including the Brazilian Amazon, the Galapagos Islands, Patagonia, Moscow, Ukraine, and the Canadian Arctic. She covered the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the conflict in Ukraine in 2014, the demise of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, and the ISIS-led wave of terrorism in Europe.

Miller Llana has won two Overseas Press Club citations for her series on Cuban dictator Fidel Castro’s final days in power and for her investigation into fraudulent carbon offsets in Panama.

She has an honors BA in history from the University of Michigan and a master's in journalism from Columbia University, and was a Fulbright Scholar in Spain. She is fluent in English, French, and Spanish.

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