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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 Antarctica, Uruguay and Argentina.

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.
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.
Pimping out Brazil’s invisible recycling force

Pimping out Brazil’s invisible recycling force

BBC: São Paolo artist Thiago Mundano strives to give a voice to a quiet army of 20,000 “catadores” who recycle trash from the streets to keep their city clean.
Flight for Survival

Flight for Survival

BBC / ROADS & KINGDOMS: In the Mexican town of Papantla, the gravity-defying “Voladores” ritual is helping the Totonac people preserve their heritage against the odds.
Welcome to Okinawa, Bolivia

Welcome to Okinawa, Bolivia

MONOCLE 24: A rare visit to the remote colony founded for migrants from a Japanese island devastated by World War Two.
How Lenin and Red Square ended up in NYC

How Lenin and Red Square ended up in NYC

MONOCLE 24: In the mid-1990s, a bronze statue of Lenin suddenly appeared on New York's Lower East Side – and became an unlikely symbol of gentrification in this gritty urban neighborhood.
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Morecroft/Goller/Holub – Vortex, 16/6/11

Morecroft/Goller/Holub – Vortex, 16/6/11

Catchy acoustic grooves with a hint of joyous noisemaking.
Clinton’s Legacy on US-Russia Relations

Clinton’s Legacy on US-Russia Relations

Bill Clinton was heavily criticised for failing to produce a positive foreign policy legacy, especially on relations with Russia. Analyse this view in terms of the extent to which three key factors – the president, his advisors and the actions of Moscow itself – shaped the direction of US policy in this area.
Al-Jazeera, WikiLeaks and the War on Terror

Al-Jazeera, WikiLeaks and the War on Terror

To what extent has the ‘War on Terror’ enabled emerging informational forces, such as Al-Jazeera and WikiLeaks, to successfully challenge US and Western hegemony in the global media landscape?
RTÉ Radio – Moscow Terror Aftermath

RTÉ Radio – Moscow Terror Aftermath

Reporting on a suicide attack that targeted Domodedovo Airport in the Russian capital, taking 35 lives.
Egypt

Egypt

Photos from a trip over New Year that took in Cairo, Sharm el Sheikh, Aswan and Luxor.
England’s arrogant hypocrisy is a shame on the nation

England’s arrogant hypocrisy is a shame on the nation

Why England’s bid to host the 2018 football World Cup deserved to fall flat.
Can the power of publicity swing Cameron’s hand?

Can the power of publicity swing Cameron’s hand?

Ugly student riots in London exposed the misguided policy choice to increase university fees.
Can rap change Russia?

Can rap change Russia?

GLOBAL POST: Hip-hop artist Noize MC challenges the Russian authorities with provocative rhymes – and in summer 2010 he found himself locked up for it.
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka’s 8th Wonder

Sigiriya, Sri Lanka’s 8th Wonder

A monolithic rock fortress dating back to the 5th century BC.
Sights of Sri Lanka

Sights of Sri Lanka

Snapshots of a three-week trip in September 2010.
Moscow’s White-collar Fight Club

Moscow’s White-collar Fight Club

While you won’t see Brad Pitt getting a bloody nose from some anonymous office face with chronic insomnia, Moscow’s new October Boxing Club hints at a similar concept...
Hazmat Modine // Wade Schuman

Hazmat Modine // Wade Schuman

Wagner Park, NYC, 8/7/10 www.hazmatmodine.com