Alessandro Rampietti

Alessandro Rampietti

Alessandro Rampietti is a producer and correspondent in the Andean region for Al Jazeera English.

A native Italian, he has covered the Colombian conflict, immigration in Europe, US politics, the Middle East peace process, indigenous populations and the global financial crisis.

Before his current assignment, he worked at the broadcast centre in Washington, DC, reporting on the 2008 US elections and producing a series of documentaries across the country.

Alessandro’s coverage of Haiti’s cholera crisis won an award from the New York Press club. He previously worked for national newspapers and television in Italy.

Latin America

Colombian undertaker offers free burials to Venezuelan migrants

Sonia Bermudez is a retired forensic doctor with a lifelong mission - caring for Venezuelans dying destitute in an area of northern Colombia and saving them from a communal grave.

Colombian undertaker offers free burials to Venezuelan migrants

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Camps open in Colombia for Venezuelans fleeing crisis

The UN describes Venezuela's refugee exodus as the worst crisis in Latin America. Al Jazeera met some who have fled.

Camps open in Colombia for Venezuelans fleeing crisis

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Colombia war crimes: Mass protests in support of special tribunal

Anger is growing over the Colombian president's attempts to make changes to a special tribunal set up to investigate war crimes.

Colombia war crimes: Mass protests in support of special tribunal

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Venezuelans cross into Colombia despite border closure

Desperate Venezuelans are circumventing the official entry points to flee from their country's economic and political crises.

Venezuelans cross into Colombia despite border closure

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Trade with Colombia continues as Venezuela blocks US aid

Although shipment of food and medical supplies remains stranded in Colombia, goods continue to cross the border on a daily basis.

Trade with Colombia continues as Venezuela blocks US aid

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Anti-Maduro protests: Venezuelans overseas support Guaido

Thousands of Venezuelans are protesting against Maduro in countries across the Americas and Europe.

Anti-Maduro protests: Venezuelans overseas support Guaido

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Venezuela's army declares loyalty to Maduro

Local NGOs say 26 people have been killed since the latest wave of protests against Maduro began 4 days ago.

Venezuela's army declares loyalty to Maduro

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Colombia protests over deadliest attack in 16 years

Government blames Colombia's rebel group, the ELN, for the attack that killed 21 people, including 20 police cadets.

Colombia protests over deadliest attack in 16 years

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Colombia dismantles first tent camp for Venezuelan migrants

While city officials say all migrants have found alternative lodging, many may end up on the streets.

Colombia dismantles first tent camp for Venezuelan migrants

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Protesting Colombians call for chief prosecutor's resignation

Thousands of Colombians march in the streets, accusing Attorney General Nestor Humberto Martinez of corruption.

Protesting Colombians call for chief prosecutor's resignation

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Colombia: One human rights advocate killed every three days

They're being targeted by armed groups fighting for control of land to cultivate drugs.

Colombia: One human rights advocate killed every three days

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Venezuela's indigenous migrants face Colombia discrimination

Indigenous groups that fled Venezuela's economic crisis have faced severe mistreatment and harassment.

Venezuela's indigenous migrants face Colombia discrimination