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

US import tariffs on Argentina biofuels hurt producers

Argentina has said it will challenge the tariffs at the WTO, but in the meantime, formerly lucrative factories in Argentina will be forced to find new customers or cut production and staff.

US import tariffs on Argentina biofuels hurt producers

Brazil

Brazil: Millions vaccinated after yellow fever outbreak

A yellow fever outbreak apparently caused by mosquito migrations has struck Brazil, killing over a dozen people.

Brazil: Millions vaccinated after yellow fever outbreak

Venezuela

Venezuela: 'Several dead' in operation to capture Perez

The fate of Oscar Perez, and opposition figure who is a former pilot and action film star, is unknown after a shoot-out during which several people died.

Venezuela: 'Several dead' in operation to capture Perez

Latin America

Argentina unions’ leaders arrested in Uruguay

The standing of Argentina's labour unions has been damaged after several union leaders were arrested for corruption.

Argentina unions’ leaders arrested in Uruguay

Argentina

Argentina: Dancers gather for 2018 Malambo Festival

Argentina’s top male dancers are gathering for the most important dance competition in the country.

Argentina: Dancers gather for 2018 Malambo Festival

Haiti

Haiti prisons: Overcrowding a major problem

Haiti has some of the most overcrowded prisons in the world. Human rights groups say around 11,000 inmates live in inhumane conditions. Their plight is just one of the many problems being addressed by the new UN mission to the country.

Haiti prisons: Overcrowding a major problem

Haiti

Haiti creativity: Turning garbage into political art

Artists in Haiti are turning garbage into politically-infused art that gives a voice to the poorest in society. A resistance movement that originated in the slums of the capital, Port-au-Prince, is adding a creative twist to everyday objects.

Haiti creativity: Turning garbage into political art

Politics

Argentina reforms: Senate approves budget and tax plan

Argentina's President is pressing on with a reform agenda that he says will modernise the country. The Congress has approved the 2018 budget plan and a bill that tackles taxes which have reduced growth in South America’s second-large economy.

Argentina reforms: Senate approves budget and tax plan

Latin America

Argentina: DNA reunites thousands after 'Dirty War'

During Argentina's 'Dirty War' in the 1970s and 80s, tens of thousands of people were killed by government forces. Among them were pregnant women or mothers whose children were put up for adoption.

Argentina: DNA reunites thousands after 'Dirty War'

Latin America

Argentine submarine: families push for search to continue

It has been more than three weeks since the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan went missing.

Argentine submarine: families push for search to continue

Argentina

Thousands protest over Cristina Kirchner's arrest

Thousands gathered in front of the Presidential Palace in Argentina to protest against what they claim is political persecution.

Thousands protest over Cristina Kirchner's arrest

Latin America

Falklands: Red Cross identifies remains of 88 Argentine soldiers

A report by the International Committee of the Red Cross indicates that 88 of the 121 graves of Argentinian soldiers who were buried anonymously on the disputed Falkland Islands have been identified.

Falklands: Red Cross identifies remains of 88 Argentine soldiers