Daniel Schweimler

Daniel Schweimler

Latin America

Bolsonaro calls for more development in Amazon despite outrage

Jair Bolsonaro's statement came despite condemnation over his handling of a record number of wildfires apparently linked to illegal farming and logging.

Bolsonaro calls for more development in Amazon despite outrage

Latin America

Brazil welcomes aid for Amazon fires, wants control over funds

President says Brazil should have autonomy over Amazon, as law for developing indigenous land is pushed out.

Brazil welcomes aid for Amazon fires, wants control over funds

Latin America

Amazon fires: Rainforest destruction at record high

Government of Brazil says it is dealing with an annual but containable problem.

Amazon fires: Rainforest destruction at record high

Latin America

Amazon fire: Indigenous communities under threat

Amazon's Indigenous groups' lives and livelihoods are at risk due to the fires caused by rampant development.

Amazon fire: Indigenous communities under threat

Latin America

Bolivia: Opposition rallies against president's re-election bid

The opposition says Morales should respect the results of his own referendum.

Bolivia: Opposition rallies against president's re-election bid

Latin America

Argentina's blind theatre: Performance in darkness

The blind theatre in Buenos Aires provides a unique experience of enjoying a show in complete darkness.

Argentina's blind theatre: Performance in darkness

US & Canada

Tango World Cup 2019 in Buenos Aires

Every August, tango comes home to Buenos Aires, the city where it was born and where many say its soul still resides.

Tango World Cup 2019 in Buenos Aires

Latin America

Brazil's Bolsonaro: What has changed six months into presidency

Despite bold promises, Jair Bolsonaro has so far done little to placate his opponents.

Brazil's Bolsonaro: What has changed six months into presidency

Latin America

Police violence worsens in Brazil's poor neighbourhoods

Despite many questionable police killings, no Rio de Janeiro police officer has yet been convicted or jailed.

Police violence worsens in Brazil's poor neighbourhoods

Brazil

Bolsonaro in Argentina: Brazilian president's first visit

Talks with his Argentine counterpart Mauricio Macri covered trade, border cooperation and fighting organised crime and energy.

Bolsonaro in Argentina: Brazilian president's first visit

Latin America

Brazil education budget cuts: Tens of thousands protest reforms

Brazil's president faces one of his biggest challenges yet as tens of thousands demonstrate against his cuts to education spending.

Brazil education budget cuts: Tens of thousands protest reforms

Latin America

Bolivia's superfood crop seen as means for food security

Some are now talking of canagua as the next superfood, the new quinoa and a possible solution to food insecurity in the face of climate change.

Bolivia's superfood crop seen as means for food security