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Daniel Schweimler

Daniel Schweimler is a journalist formerly based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was the BBC's South America correspondent from 2005-2009, covering most of the continent for radio, TV and online. After leaving the BBC, he went freelance and worked for a number of outlets, including NZ Radio, The Economist, the Financial Times, BBC, Canadian radio, The Guardian and more. From 2013 to 2022 he worked exclusively for Al Jazeera English out of their Buenos Aires TV bureau, covering Latin America. He now teaches journalism at London Metropolitan University.

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Phono for Radio New Zealand's Nine to Noon programme. Latin America roundup - 31 July 2023


Al Jazeera TV news report on how residents of Diego Maradona's home community took news of his death in 2020.


TV report and live from 2022 on the declining water levels in Argentina's Parana river - part of Al Jazeera's climate change coverage.


TV report on how the 2019 forest fires in the Brazilian Amazon were affecting remote indigenous communities.

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