2
Mar
2017

»The only thing the wall will give us is shade« – Meeting the Sinaloa Cartel at the US Mexican border

Donald Trump’s threat to build a wall between Mexico and the United States has increased the risks for migrants. Many are forced into the hands of the  Sinaloa Cartel – the world’s most powerful drug cartel – which uses migrants to smuggle drugs into the United States. Dagens Nyheter has visited one of the cartel’s...
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29
Apr
2016

»You could smuggle a nuclear bomb« – Corruption and crime at the Tom Jobim airport

There is something magical about flying into Rio. You pass Sugarloaf Mountain, sail over Guanabara Bay and are greeted by unprecedented beauty. There is only one thing that does not work properly on your arrival. To access Rio, you must first pass through the airport. Before the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio I did an investigative report...
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8
Apr
2014

»Running with the Hawks« – Sócrates and the most violent supporters in Brazil

For a year, Corinthians’ supporters Gaviões da Fiel, the Faithful Hawks, have been preparing for carnival in São Paulo. They’ve chosen a theme for the parade, composed a samba and decorated their carnival floats with the supporters’ club’s main symbol – a hawk with an angry glare. In order to get over the previous year’s...
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