Simeon Tegel

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Lima, Peru


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Simeon Tegel

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 his work has featured in many other outlets, including US News & World Report, The Independent, Vice News, USA Today, Foreign Policy and, in Spanish, El Pais. He specializes in politics, corruption, (un)free speech, human rights and above all environmental issues but also writes about most topics under the sun, including cultural issues, from archaeology to food and sport. He has appeared on 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.

 
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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.


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