A South American Journey


S1 Ep3 - Brazil

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Brazil - Jonathan Dimbleby embarks on a 6000-mile journey through Brazil, the continent's largest country and home to 190 million people. Nowhere is evidence of the economic boom in South America more apparent, but Jonathan finds the road to riches is paved with dilemmas for both Brazil and the wider world. In the Amazon, architects and cattle ranchers are grappling with environmental tension. While in Rio, Jonathan joins the commander of a new police force as they seek to pacify the slums rule...

S1 Ep2 - Colombia And Venezuela

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Colombia and Venezuela - Jonathan travels to Colombia, a place long synonymous with drug wars. There he searches for stories that define a country emerging from decades of violence, and finds himself cycling around the streets of Bogotá with a visionary mayor. Heading to Medellín, the infamous fiefdom of Pablo Escobar, he comes face to face with the legacy of violence in the town cemetery. In Venezuela, a country vastly rich in oil reserves and dominated by its socialist leader Hugo Chavez, Jon...

S1 Ep1 - Chile And Bolivia

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Chile and Bolivia - Broadcaster Jonathan Dimbleby travels to South America to report on dramatic changes in one of the world's least understood continents. In Chile, he discovers a nation transformed since the demise of the dictator General Pinochet, but still working to heal the scars left by his rule. He meets the editors of a satirical magazine in Santiago, before heading off to visit Chile's first female rodeo rider. From Chile, Dimbleby heads for the capital of Bolivia, La Paz. Here he mee...