Social & Cultural

BUENOS AIRES CITY BEGINS UNPRECEDENTED PLAN TO URBANIZE SHANTYTOWN (from AP)

Posted the 22 August, 2017 | 1 Comment

Sitting next to the most sophisticated neighborhood of Buenos Aires, the Villa 31 shantytown is about to get a serious face lift. But some residents are afraid of losing their homes. A story by @byrnepaulj and @almucalatrava: http://apne.ws/2rfW18g

‘SUPERHERO’ 3D PRINTED HANDS HELP KIDS DREAM IN ARGENTINA (from @AP)

Posted the 22 August, 2017 | 0 Comments

‘Superhero’ 3D printed hands help kids dream in Argentina @LuisAndresHenao and @byrnepaulj report. Read more: http://apne.ws/2sJ6fw1

ANTI-TRUMP PROTEST BUENOS AIRES

Posted the 20 January, 2017 | 0 Comments

ARGENTINA CRICKET PROGRAM TARGETS SLUM POVERTY – AP

Posted the 30 March, 2014 | 0 Comments

An AP cross media feature that I lead about an award winning initiative based in one of Buenos Aires’ most infamous shantytowns, using cricket as a youth alternative to delinquency or crime. The story went out in multi-format around the world, including the above cut on the The Guardian, in Spanish across Latin America and around the world, especially in countries where the sound of ‘willow on leather’ is a national obsession