Maye Primera is a Venezuelan journalist. She was editor-in-chief of the newspaper TalCual and worked as the Venezuela and Caribbean correspondent of the Spanish newspaper El País. She has published the books La República Alucinada: conversaciones sobre la Independencia venezolana (2011); Rostros y voces contra la impunidad (2010); and a biography of the Venezuelan politician Diógenes Escalante (2007). She is also the co-author of the anthologies of journalistic crónicas Mejor que ficción (2012) and Se habla venezolano (2010). She presently resides in Miami and works as Latin America editor of Univision Noticias online.
‘All I Want Is the Bones of My Son’ is an extract from Rostros y voces contra la impunidad (Caracas: cofavic, 2010), published by the Committee of the Families of the Victims of the Events of February and March 1989.