Simeon Tegel is a widely-published British journalist based in Lima, Peru, and roaming across Latin America. He is a regular contributor to The Washington Post and NPR, and his work has featured in many other outlets, including The Independent, The Telegraph, Vice News, USA Today, Foreign Policy, US News & World Report, and, in Spanish, El Pais. He covers all topics under the sun, from politics, corruption, (un)free speech, human rights and above all environmental issuees, to archaeology, food, travel and sport. He has appeared on CNN, the BBC and NPR multiple times and also fixed for Australia's 60 Minutes and Canada's Fifth Estate, the preeminent current affairs TV shows in their respective countries.
My latest CNN interview, on the inequality and marginalization fuelling Peru's protests
A look by the Fifth Estate, Canada's top current affairs show, at the issue of ayahuasca, a powerful jungle hallucinogen, in the Peruvian Amazon, and one tragic case involving a double homicide, of an elderly shaman and a tourist. As well as fixing, I also appear in the program.