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Sam Cowie

Mozambique 2014
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Sam Cowie is a British journalist and radio producer based in Brazil. He regularly reports for the German broadcaster Deutsche Welle and his work has appeared in Al Jazeera, The Guardian, The Observer, BBC, USA Today, FSRN, Timeout and others. Since arriving in Brazil, Cowie has covered a range of topics, including urban squatter movements, Rio de Janeiro’s ongoing favela pacification program, new immigrant populations, and indigenous and gender issues. While in South America, Cowie has also reported from Paraguay, where he covered a recent drought and its effect on local farmers, schooling for young girls living in rural areas and indigenous land conflicts. Prior to living South America, he was in India with The Guardian as a finalist for their International Development Journalism competition, where he reported on how tech solutions can be implemented to improve healthcare in poor urban and rural communities. Before that, he was in Berlin covering human interest and culture stories. He has also traveled extensively through South East Asia.


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