NGOs and parachute journalists exchanged traditional ‘poverty porn’ for something equally problematic.
Massimo Di Ricco
Massimo Di Ricco is a professor specialising in the Arab World and its relation with the West and Latin America. He contributes to several publication... s on the Middle East, global politics and the role of international media.
MORE FROM AUTHOR
Silvia Romano kidnapped in Kenya faced a hostile welcome when she returned to Italy.
A wave of right-wing politics is sweeping through Latin America and affecting its support for Palestine.
After decades of murky state-mafia relations, many Italians are now used to living with mafias.
Latin American Muslims seem immune to radicalism and ISIL’s global recruitment campaign – but for how much longer?
The arrival of Guantanamo detainees in Uruguay boosted Mujica’s reputation and put Cuba back on the regional agenda.