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Michele Bertelli

Michele Bertelli is a freelance journalist and videomaker. He has covered stories from Bolivia, Italy and the United Kingdom for Al Jazeera, El País, Der Spiegel, Die Zeit, Vice and L’Espresso.

Stories By Michele Bertelli

How One Bolivian Hospital Is Battling Maternal Mortality—By Reaching Back Thousands of Years

Indigenous women around the world are torn between embracing modern approaches to childbirth and preserving age-old traditions. This surprisingly simple solution could save...

22,000 Days Without Drinking Water

Bolivia’s populist president has vowed to lift the fortunes of the rural poor. But high on the Andean plateau, one remote community still has no access to clean water—and one...