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.

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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

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Colombia protest: Students threaten more mass rallies

It has been billed 'a takeover of the capital' as student protests grow louder in Colombia.

Colombia protest: Students threaten more mass rallies

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Hospital ship gives free medical care to Venezuelans in Colombia

A US navy hospital ship anchored in Colombia has started giving free medical care to locals and Venezuelan refugees.

Hospital ship gives free medical care to Venezuelans in Colombia

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Venezuela exodus takes its toll on Colombian economy

Venezuela's crumbling economy has forced millions of people to leave the country and seek refuge in the neighbouring country.

Venezuela exodus takes its toll on Colombian economy

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Colombia's cannabis users light up in protest against crackdown

Critics questions whether President Duque's decree banning personal drug possession will any effect on criminal organisations, production or trafficking.

Colombia's cannabis users light up in protest against crackdown