Lucia Newman

Lucia Newman

Lucia Newman, based in Buenos Aires, is Al Jazeera's Latin America editor. She has 25 years of experience in television and journalism. A recipient of... many awards in journalism, in 2001 Lucia picked up the prestigious Edward R Morrow Award for "sustained coverage of Elian Gonzalez", the child at the centre of a heated custody and immigration battle in 2000 involving the Cuban and US governments.


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As Indigenous Mapuche conflict escalates, some hope the writing of a new constitution could lay the groundwork for reconciliation and peace in the trouble-torn region of southern Chile.

Published On 21 Sep 2020