New Internationalist

Articles by James Dryburgh

Walking in the footsteps of Archbishop Romero

Catholic priest, guerrilla fighter, politician: David Rodriguez has dedicated his life to serving the people of El Salvador, just as his hero, Archbishop Oscar Romero, did before him. He talks to James Dryburgh about his journey.

  • August 3, 2011
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‘The mountain that eats men alive’

Cerro Rico is famed for the harsh conditions faced by its miners. But, as James Dryburgh discovers, it is not only men who are ‘rock-breakers’ in Bolivia’s Potosí region. Women too, some as old as 81, work in the shadow of the sacred mountain.

  • July 11, 2011
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