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Frederick is in South America. He has worked for AP, the BBC, CNN, The New York Times, the Guardian, Al Jazeera, VICE and others, recently reporting from Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador and Colombia.

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Latin American cinema stars in Mar del Plata

Latin American cinema stars in Mar del Plata

MONOCLE 24: Filmmakers and cinema lovers from around the world congregated in one of Argentina’s most popular beach resorts for an expansive festival that is famed for its progressive, open mentality.
Listening Clubs Tantalize London’s Audiophiles

Listening Clubs Tantalize London’s Audiophiles

THE NEW YORK TIMES: Clubs with rarefied hi-fi equipment have become a mecca for listeners who crave an emotional connection to music.
Found in Ecuador: A Time Capsule for the Ears

Found in Ecuador: A Time Capsule for the Ears

THE NEW YORK TIMES: After his grandfather’s death, a music producer finds a trove of almost perfectly preserved audiotapes representing a vital chapter of Ecuador’s musical history.
Audio art piece gives Londoners a mystery tour

Audio art piece gives Londoners a mystery tour

MONOCLE 24: “Remote X” blurs the lines between performance and interactive storytelling. After visiting more than 30 locations around the world, its latest stop is the English capital.
The cinematic magic of Caliwood

The cinematic magic of Caliwood

BBC: More than 600 exhibits are on display at Colombia’s first cinema museum, run by two avid collectors with no shortage of stories.
Why Is Buenos Aires Waging a War on Electronic Music?

Why Is Buenos Aires Waging a War on Electronic Music?

VICE / THUMP: Drug-related deaths at Time Warp Argentina sparked a city-wide ban on electronic music, but locals are skeptical about the government’s ability to fix a broken system.
Favela ballet: A chance to dance in Alemão

Favela ballet: A chance to dance in Alemão

THE GUARDIAN: In Rio de Janeiro's notorious Morro do Adeus, a young dancer is helping girls transcend their harsh reality through ballet.
Omar Obaca: Argentina’s Created Candidate

Omar Obaca: Argentina’s Created Candidate

THE NEW YORK TIMES: A black presidential candidate invented by marketing gurus to satirize Argentine politics has become an online sensation, but also been accused of reviving offensive stereotypes about the marginalized Afro-descendent community.
The Slum Priests of Buenos Aires

The Slum Priests of Buenos Aires

THE NEW YORK TIMES: Before he became Pope Francis, Archbishop Jorge Bergoglio sent many priests to work and live in the slums – or “villas” – of Buenos Aires.
Prisoners gain new focus with pinhole photography

Prisoners gain new focus with pinhole photography

BBC: Photo workshops bring a new philosophy of life to Ezeiza women’s prison in Buenos Aires, where inmates chronicle their experience using pinhole cameras and find a vital creative space for self-expression.
Singing to Be Heard, Behind Bars in Mexico

Singing to Be Heard, Behind Bars in Mexico

THE NEW YORK TIMES: “La Voz Penitenciaría” is a national competition that aims to help reintegrate prisoners into society.
At 450 Years Old, Rio Is Divided Into Two Worlds

At 450 Years Old, Rio Is Divided Into Two Worlds

VICE: As preparations continue for the Olympics in August 2016, Brazil's aspirant global city is in the spotlight once again.