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Gabriel Elizondo

"Gabriel Elizondo, based in Sao Paulo, has over 16 years of journalism experience, starting his career as a newspaper journalist before migrating to television and the web.

He has produced several long-form documentaries from Latin America for Al Jazeera and has reported from virtually every corner of Brazil, with a specialty in Amazon rain forest and human rights issues. He reports for television and the web. He holds a bachelor's degree in international security and conflict resolution, and a master's degree in global finance and trade."

United States

Re-zoning plan threatens a historic New York park

Plan allows building of skyscrapers that would cast giant shadows over the park, making it another sunless dark spot in the city.

United States

New York City commuters face 'summer of hell'

Commuters in New York City are facing what officials are calling a 'summer of hell' as some of the tracks at Penn Station are preparing to close for long-overdue repairs.

US & Canada

Americans celebrate 4th of July

It's Independence Day in the US and millions of Americans mark the occasion with fireworks, parades and barbecues. The current state of US politics will undoubtedly be discussed over hot dogs. ,

US & Canada

Beachgate: Chris Christie caught enjoying New Jersey beach closed for public

The governor of the US state of New Jersey is embroiled in a scandal that some are dubbing "Beachgate".

Arts & Culture

New York art museum seeks to counter Islamophobia

Qatari art lover, who founded the art institute, says he wants to help change Western stereotype of Muslims and Arabs.

US & Canada

Criticism grows against bill to repeal Obama Affordable Care Act

Republican members of the US Congress released on Thursday their draft healthcare bill to repeal and replace the Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act.

US & Canada

Virginia shooting: Baseball game held after attack

One day after an attack on members of Congress on a baseball field, a charity game is taking place as planned. It takes place as one Congressman lies in hospital in critical condition. Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from Washington.

US & Canada

Shooter identified after US politician Steve Scalise, aides shot

A gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress during a baseball practice near Washington early on Wednesday, wounding several people including senior Republican leader Steve Scalise, before being taken into custody, police and witnesses said

US & Canada

Donald Trump sued over president's business benefits

A new lawsuit has been filed against US President Donald Trump over his alleged use of business interests for personal gain.

United States

US Republican wins Montana vote despite assault charge

Voters in the US state of Montana have elected a new member to Congress who is facing an assault charge. Republican Greg Gianforte narrowly won the vote just hours after being charged with attacking a reporter.

US & Canada

New York skyscraper developers face high air-rights costs

With $330m in air rights bought and sold in the last two years alone, New York is considered a trailblazer in the market and now other global mega cities are following suit.

US & Canada

Will Trump pull US back from the UN climate deal?

In a follow-up to the landmark 2015 Paris accord, the UN climate change conference will take place in the German city of Bonn on Monday.