CURRENT LOCATION: BRAZIL


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 Antarctica, Uruguay and Argentina.

Uruguay
Uruguay’s open prison

Uruguay’s open prison

BBC NEWS: At Punta de Rieles, inmates can set up businesses, start rock bands and circulate freely – with the goal of helping them reintegrate into society when their sentences have been served.
Uruguay cannabis market struggles for legitimacy

Uruguay cannabis market struggles for legitimacy

THE GUARDIAN: The cultivation and sale of marijuana have been legal since May 2014 but regulatory bodies, police and pharmacies are struggling to catch up with home growers, cannabis clubs and their steady clientele.