Gabriel Elizondo

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."

US & Canada

Protests as Trump speaks at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Donald Trump's attendance at an opening of a Civil Rights Museum in Mississippi has sparked a boycott by Black leaders.

Protests as Trump speaks at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Sierra Leone

'Peace Diamond' fetches $6.5m for Sierra Leone at New York auction

The diamond was found in a Sierra Leone village earlier this year and government promised money from the auction will benefit locals.

'Peace Diamond' fetches $6.5m for Sierra Leone at New York auction

US & Canada

West Virginia: EPA to hold hearing on climate plan repeal

US President Donald Trump has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to begin rolling back Obama-era climate regulations. A two-day public hearing is taking place in West Virginia, the heart of America's coal industry.

West Virginia: EPA to hold hearing on climate plan repeal

United States

Hundreds of US cities vie to host Amazon's new headquarters

More than 200 cities are bidding to host the company's office. But some critics doubt it will bring real, positive change for those with lower incomes.

Hundreds of US cities vie to host Amazon's new headquarters

US & Canada

US states to regulate electronic cigarettes and 'vaping'

The US state of New York is joining 10 other states in banning 'vaping' in areas where tobacco smoking is already prohibited

US states to regulate electronic cigarettes and 'vaping'

Journalism

Journalists honoured for bravery amid global threats

In the past year, 34 journalists were killed in the field, more than 250 others were jailed and 55 remain missing.

Journalists honoured for bravery amid global threats

Sport

US College basketball: Coaches charged with bribery

A corruption scandal is hanging over college basketball in the US. At least eight people, including coaches and sportswear executives, have been charged as part of a major bribery investigation.

US College basketball: Coaches charged with bribery

Poverty

US income inequality: Boston tops list of most unequal cities

The US city of Boston suffers from the worst income inequality in the US.

US income inequality: Boston tops list of most unequal cities

Arts & Culture

US classical musicians try to strike a new chord with youth

Most classical music dates back hundreds of years. With more young people moving away from listening to this music, a group of professional classical musicians in the US is trying to reach them by performing in new ways.

US classical musicians try to strike a new chord with youth

US & Canada

US top general suspects ISIL involvement in Niger ambush

The US's top general says he believes a group linked to ISIL is behind the ambush that killed four soldiers on October 4 in Niger.

US top general suspects ISIL involvement in Niger ambush

US & Canada

'Loving Arms' exhibit to showcase US gun culture

A unique art exhibition inside a church in the US state of New Jersey is trying to highlight the country's gun culture.

'Loving Arms' exhibit to showcase US gun culture

US & Canada

NFL fails to establish clear rule over US national anthem conduct

Two days of meetings between NFL owners, officials and players have failed to create clear guidelines on whether players are required to stand during the US national anthem.

NFL fails to establish clear rule over US national anthem conduct