Teresa Bo

Teresa Bo

Teresa Bo, based in Buenos Aires, covers Latin America, where she has investigated the darker side of Argentinian politics and reported in-depth on the "war on drugs", travelling deep into the jungles of Colombia, Bolivia, and Peru.

She won two major awards in Spain for her coverage of the war in Iraq, including the prestigious Lara Prize for Best Journalist Under 30 years old. A native Argentinean, Teresa holds a bachelor's degree in international politics and a master's degree in international peace and conflict resolution.

Latin America

Colombia's surge in cocaine production hinders security efforts

A new United Nations report shows that coca production in Colombia has surged to levels not seen in two decades.

Colombia's surge in cocaine production hinders security efforts

Latin America

Calls for an anti-mining vote in Colombia

Colombia's Constitutional Court has ruled the government should not have sole authority to approve mining exploration permits.

Calls for an anti-mining vote in Colombia

Latin America

Argentina rescues over 10,000 human trafficking victims

The Argentinian government says it has rescued more than 10,000 victims of human trafficking in the past decade, almost half of whom were sex trafficking victims.

Argentina rescues over 10,000 human trafficking victims

Latin America

South American leaders offer to mediate Venezuela crisis

South American leaders offered to broker talks between Venezuela's government and the opposition at a meeting of the Mercosur trading bloc in Argentina.

South American leaders offer to mediate Venezuela crisis

Latin America

Venezuela crisis: Maduro fails to convince Chavez fans

For more than a decade, Venezuela's former president Hugo Chavez led a popular socialist-inspired movement that transformed the country. But four years after his death, it's in the grip of a political and economic crisis.

Venezuela crisis: Maduro fails to convince Chavez fans

Latin America

Venezuelan government accused of illegal detentions

Rights groups say hundreds have been illegally imprisoned as part of government efforts to crack down on protests.

Venezuelan government accused of illegal detentions

Latin America

Questions over helicopter attack on Venezuela supreme court

The Venezuelan government is hunting for a police officer who's suspected of carrying out a helicopter attack on the country's supreme court.

Questions over helicopter attack on Venezuela supreme court

Latin America

Venezuela crisis: Anti-Maduro protest overshadow Armed Forces Day

Saturday was Armed Forces Day in Venezuela, commemorating those who played a crucial role in former leader Hugo Chavez's socialist revolution.

Venezuela crisis: Anti-Maduro protest overshadow Armed Forces Day

Latin America

Venezuela faces food and medical supply shortage

Thousands of Venezuelans are protesting almost daily against President Nicolas Maduro's government. They want the elections to be held and to see an end to shortages of food and medical supplies. Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from Caracas.

Venezuela faces food and medical supply shortage

Latin America

Venezuela crisis: Opposition calls for civil disobedience

Venezuela's opposition has called for widespread civil disobedience in a new push to remove President Nicolas Maduro's government from power.

Venezuela crisis: Opposition calls for civil disobedience

Latin America

UN: One in eight children suffer from food shortage in Argentina

About one-third of the country's total population suffer from poverty.

UN: One in eight children suffer from food shortage in Argentina

Latin America

Brazil violence: Murders on the rise in Rio de Janeiro

Violence is on the rise in Rio de Janeiro, with experts saying the Brazilian city is experiencing its worst security crisis in more than a decade. Sixty-five police officers have been killed so far this year.

Brazil violence: Murders on the rise in Rio de Janeiro