Author archives: alfredodamato

The Echo of History
  • The Echo of History

  •   My trip to Guinea Bissau was the last in a series of journeys to different countries around the world that were colonised by Portugal and still retain Portuguese as their lingua franca. Attempting to analyse the cultural mix of African and European influences I travelled to six cities [...]
'Caring for the Planet Starts from the Ground' for IFAD
Comment by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, on Mediterranean crossings over the weekend
Filicudi on 1683 Magazine
  • Filicudi on 1683 Magazine

  • Six and a half years ago I decided that my burnt-out sister needed a break from life that was more of an antidote than a holiday. This was not such an easy thing to deliver. A former foreign correspondent, she craved remote, wild, sparsely inhabited terrain to offset her weariness with the modern wo[...]
Migration stories for the British Red Cross on The Guardian