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Steven uses Beacon to reveal the ongoing legacy of colonialism in Latin America. Stationed in Colombia, he’ll expose the untold stories of globalization, with firsthand access to a country whose unparalleled natural wealth, decades-long human rights crisis, and ongoing struggle for peace, environmental sustainability, and social and democratic equality make it a perfect microcosm of the region and its history.

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