Teresa Bo

Teresa Bo

Teresa Bo, based in Buenos Aires, covers Latin America, where she has investigated the darker side of Argentinian politics and reported in-depth on the "war on drugs", travelling deep into the jungles of Colombia, Bolivia, and Peru.

She won two major awards in Spain for her coverage of the war in Iraq, including the prestigious Lara Prize for Best Journalist Under 30 years old. A native Argentinean, Teresa holds a bachelor's degree in international politics and a master's degree in international peace and conflict resolution.

Latin America

Ecuador hospitals under pressure, on verge of collapse

In the past month, the city has allowed some businesses to reopen after a lockdown, which is partly why new coronavirus cases increased.

Ecuador hospitals under pressure, on verge of collapse

Latin America

COVID-19: Brazil deploys army to help protect Indigenous people

A military operation to fight COVID-19 in Brazil as the risk grows for the country's Indigenous communities.

COVID-19: Brazil deploys army to help protect Indigenous people

Latin America

Venezuelans returning home after Colombia economic lockdown

Venezuelans who fled an economic collapse in their country have begun returning home as neighbouring Colombia restricts economic activity to prevent COVID-19.

Venezuelans returning home after Colombia economic lockdown

Latin America

Argentina extends lockdown amid rise in COVID-19 cases in capital

Argentina was one of the first countries in the region to impose a strict lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Argentina extends lockdown amid rise in COVID-19 cases in capital

Latin America

Argentina expected to extend coronavirus controls in capital

Argentina was one of the first countries in Latin America to impose a lockdown.

Argentina expected to extend coronavirus controls in capital

Latin America

Brazil protests: Mass rally against gov’t response to outbreak

Blaming Brazil's Bolsonaro, thousands rally against the president's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

Brazil protests: Mass rally against gov’t response to outbreak

Latin America

COVID-19 spreading fast among Brazil's Indigenous tribes

NGOs say the death toll among Indigenous people in Brazil rose from 28 to nearly 200 in a month.

COVID-19 spreading fast among Brazil's Indigenous tribes

Latin America

Nicaragua gov't accused of ‘ignoring' COVID-19 pandemic

Schools and businesses remained open as Daniel Ortega encouraged residents to attend concerts, parades and sporting events but doctors say crisis is now out of control.

Nicaragua gov't accused of ‘ignoring' COVID-19 pandemic

Latin America

Femicide in Argentina: Not One Less protest held despite lockdown

Thousands defy the lockdown in Argentina to protest against the killing of women.

Femicide in Argentina: Not One Less protest held despite lockdown

Latin America

Brazil anti-racism rallies: Protesters blame Bolsonaro

Police brutality and racism in Brazil, a problem protesters say President Jair Bolsonaro is only making worse.

Brazil anti-racism rallies: Protesters blame Bolsonaro

Latin America

More than 1,000 COVID-19 infections in Buenos Aires slum

Activists in Argentina are calling for the government to help a poor area of Buenos Aires, which has been hit hard by COVID-19.

More than 1,000 COVID-19 infections in Buenos Aires slum

Latin America

Brazil's president defiant as coronavirus death toll soars

Grief grips Brazil as deaths from COVID-19 spike sharply but Bolsonaro insists the country must get back to work.

Brazil's president defiant as coronavirus death toll soars