Mia Alberti

Mia Alberti

Mia Alberti is a Portuguese journalist, filmmaker and producer at Al Jazeera’s interactive news hour #AJNewsGrid. She has reported from across Europe. 

Latin America

Brazil's ex-President Michel Temer arrested in corruption probe

Michel Temer detained in Rio as part of the anti-corruption investigation known as 'Car Wash'.

Brazil's ex-President Michel Temer arrested in corruption probe

Brazil

'Marielle lives!' Brazil remembers slain activist

Marielle Franco was killed a year ago but has since become a symbol of resistance in Brazil.

'Marielle lives!' Brazil remembers slain activist

Latin America

A year after Marielle Franco's murder, violence still haunts Rio

Rights groups say there were record number of police killings and racial violence in the Brazilian city in 2018.

A year after Marielle Franco's murder, violence still haunts Rio

LGBT

Brazil: Two ex-policemen arrested over murder of Marielle Franco

Franco, a black, gay activist and councilwoman was shot dead in 2018 in a case prosecutors say was politically motivated

Brazil: Two ex-policemen arrested over murder of Marielle Franco

Venezuela

Venezuelans vow to continue protests as clashes turn deadly

At least two killed in violent protests as President Maduro severs diplomatic ties with Colombia over Guaido support.

Venezuelans vow to continue protests as clashes turn deadly

Venezuela

Rival concerts held as Venezuela power struggle intensifies

Tensions heightened on Colombia-Venezuela border as standoff between Nicolas Maduro and Juan Guaido escalates.

Rival concerts held as Venezuela power struggle intensifies

Venezuela

Venezuelans hopeful, but wary as aid standoff intensifies

Venezuelans express hope, fear, disillusionment as opposition-set deadline for aid to be allowed into Venezuela nears.

Venezuelans hopeful, but wary as aid standoff intensifies

Indigenous rights

Brazil's indigenous groups decry Bolsonaro's escalating attacks

Report finds Brazil's indigenous communities are facing growing attacks, threats and land grabs under the new president.

Brazil's indigenous groups decry Bolsonaro's escalating attacks

Indigenous rights

Brazil's Pataxo depended on a river that's now polluted with mud

The Pataxo indigenous tribe's main source of food and water was destroyed after January's dam collapse in eastern Brazil

Brazil's Pataxo depended on a river that's now polluted with mud

Environment

Brazil dam disaster: 'Dead or alive, we just want to know'

Families search for answers after muddy sea of debris sweeps everything in its path and kills more than 80 people.

Brazil dam disaster: 'Dead or alive, we just want to know'

Brazil Elections 2018

Joenia Wapichana: Brazil's first native woman voted to Congress

The 43-year-old indigenous lawyer will represent the more than 900,000 indigenous people in the country.

 Joenia Wapichana: Brazil's first native woman voted to Congress

Women's Rights

Brazil elections: Fighting to put women's rights at the forefront

Women say they are left out of October's elections, both in campaign promises and on the ballot.

Brazil elections: Fighting to put women's rights at the forefront