Pedro Dutour

Pedro Dutour is a journalist in Uruguay, at the end of the world. He works at El Observador newspaper and Seisgrados, a magazine in Montevideo. He also contributes to Aceprensa, a Spanish web page. He began his career as a sport journalist. After writing for seven years on international affairs, he now covers economics at El Observador. He has a post-graduate degree in Political Marketing and, as a good South American, loves soccer.

Recycling Mozart
19 Jun 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: music, Paraguay, recycling
Music is transforming children's lives in an impoverished corner of Latin America.

The truth about the “Dirty War” and the Pope
26 Mar 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Argentina, Dirty War, Pope Francis, torture
Smears about the new Pope have echoed around the world. But leading human rights activists in Argentina deny them.

Warriors in pink
11 Mar 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: human dignity, Mexico, migration
From south of the border come stories of selfless courage and compassion.

After the quake, Chile shows its strengths
4 Mar 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: Chile, democracy, resilience
In Latin American terms, it couldn't have happened to a better country.

Caudillos and constitutions
4 Apr 2009 | FEATURES |  
The tradition of the charismatic strongman dies hard in Latin America.

Ecuador’s labyrinth of nebulous ambiguity
9 Oct 2008 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Ecuador, Rafael Correa, same-sex marriage
Now that the new president has his politically correct constitution, what will he do with it?

Immigration taints Latin American views of the US
19 May 2008 | FEATURES |  
Whoever he is, Latin Americans are sceptical about the neighbourliness of the next gringo President. 

The scourge of Brazilian slavery
6 Apr 2007 | FEATURES |  
Tens of thousands of debt slaves work in inhuman conditions in isolated ranches and plantations.

Dictator’s death polarises Chile
18 Dec 2006 | FEATURES |  
Why did so many Chileans mourn a man whose regimes tortured and murdered thousands?

Latin America’s lurch to the left
14 Dec 2006 | FEATURES |  
Poverty, anti-Americanism and social progressivism drive new regimes.

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