24/07/2015 – MIAMI HERALD –
CHAJNANTOR PLATEAU, Chile — Three miles above the sea, in the driest desert on earth, stands the world’s most powerful telescope.
Like an eye the size of Manhattan Island, it is able to peer into the furthest corners of the universe, detecting new-born planets as they emerge from gaseous cocoons and mysterious black holes that swallow stars….
29/01/2015 – CNN – LONGLISTED IN THE ONE WORLD MEDIA AWARDS 2015
SANTIAGO, Chile — On a stretch of parkland flanking the Mapocho River which bisects Santiago, Chile, a quilt-like covering encircles the glistening trunk of a palm tree. Nearby, overlooked by the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (Museum of Fine Art), wooden benches stand sheathed in geometric patterns woven from yarn…
3/02/2015 – CNN
SANTIAGO, Chile — On the sandstone façade of a two-storey building, a man’s cheeks bulge as he bites on a fork-load of food. A companion opposite licks his lips in anticipation of the leg of lamb before him and a chef looks flummoxed with a goose that’s taken refuge in a saucepan.
12/09/2014 – Miami Herald
SANTIAGO, Chile — Chileans on Tuesday were still coming to terms with the fallout from Monday’s bloody subway station attack with a heightened police presence on Santiago streets and increased congestion as commuters sought to avoid the metro.
02/04/2014 – Miami Herald
SANTIAGO, Chile — President Michelle Bachelet has declared three areas in northern Chile as catastrophe zones after a massive earthquake caused six fatalities and the evacuation of more than 900,000 people.
15/11/2013 – Miami Herald (Cover story)
SANTIAGO, Chile — Large billboards and posters of the candidates in Sunday’s presidential elections lined the main avenues and junctions of Santiago on Friday, a day after the official close of campaigning. As for the candidates, they largely stayed out of sight.
06/03/2011 – The Independent (Cover story) – Longlisted in the One World Media Awards 2012
Animal smuggling has grown to a £6bn-a-year criminal industry, and is exceeded only by the drugs and arms trades. Its illicit profits are a major source of funding for terrorist and militia groups, including al-Qa’ida, and the snaring and slaughtering of animals is driving dozens of species to the brink of extinction.
05/09/2013 – BBC NEWS MAGAZINE
Every few minutes some of Santiago’s busiest junctions become improvised stages as jugglers, unicyclists and even puppeteers perform for their temporary audience of drivers waiting at the traffic lights.
28/11/2010 – The Independent
There is a tide of death and misery that washes up almost daily on the shores of Yemen. This is the Arab world’s poorest nation, a land whose lawlessness has made it a fiefdom of al-Qa’ida, and the launch pad for the recent attempt to bring down a plane over the US. It is also at the centre of a vast people-smuggling industry.
30/10/2011 – The Independent
A crowd stands on tiptoes trying to peer over a 6ft wall of rubble. On the other side, a green tent balances on uneven tarmac. The Serbian tricolour of red, blue and white flutters in the air. Inside the tent, middle-aged men watch news images of a violent confrontation between soldiers and civilians. The rest of the tent is empty but for a handful of pencil sketches drawn in the wobbly hand of a young child.
25/11/2011 –Jane’s Intelligence Weekly
12/09/2013 – Los Angeles Times
SANTIAGO, Chile — Lighting candles, singing songs and carrying placards with photos of victims, Chileans gathered outside Santiago’s national football stadium to honor the thousands tortured and killed following the military coup that 40 years ago overthrew President Salvador Allende.
01/09/2011 – Geographical
With a global food crisis apparently looming, a group of scientists is advocating an innovative alternative to conventional farming that could radically transform the way that food is produced. Maryrose Fison investigates.
27/02/2011 – Independent on Sunday (Cover story)
Bit by corrupted bit, the puffed-up vanity state of Muammar Gaddafi was beginning to fray at its very core last night. Protesters in a large working-class district of the capital, Tripoli, defied security forces, compelling them to retreat.
16/01/2011 – Independent on Sunday (Cover story)
04/11/2012 – Retail Banker International (Cover Story)
Brazil’s fast-growing middle class is driving demand for home loans and credit in Brazil. maryroseFison investigates how this expanding demographic group is helping retail banks weather a period of tough macro-prudential fiscal measures.
01/06/2011 – Retail Banker International
Banamex, Mexico’s second-largest bank by assets, is facing up to the massive challenge of banking the country’s large unbanked population. Maryrose Fison speaks to Ernesto Torres Cantu, head of retail banking at Banamex, to find out how he plans to tap into Latin America’s fast-growing wealth pool.
21/04/2010 – The Telegraph
As flights resume after the travel chaos that has hit the country over the past week caused by Iceland’s volcanic ash cloud, Britain’s orchestras are among those counting the cost. Some are still stranded, some are struggling to get abroad and, worst of all, some are facing financial ruin because of tours that have had to be cancelled or curtailed.
01/08/2012 –Retail Banker International
As the prospect of a full eurozone bailout looms large in Spain, private banks are looking for more innovative ways to differentiate themselves from their competitors. Maryrose Fison finds that enhanced services and client segmentation are at the forefront of wealth management businesses’ growth strategies
01/06/2010 – Private Banker International
Yves Mirabaud, managing partner at Geneva-based private bank Mirabaud tells Maryrose Fison why banking secrecy is not dead in Switzerland’s private banking industry and unveils new consolidation plans.
01/03/2012 – Private Banker International (Cover story)
Germany’s market continues to provide plenty of opportunities for wealth managers despite the wider macroeconomic challenges to the Eurozone. Maryrose Fison finds industry heads positive, albeit wary of the impact increasing regulation will have on Europe’s largest high net worth market.
01/07/2010 – Retail Banker International (Cover story)
ICICI has trebled its domestic branch network in the past three years and expanded its international operations to 18 countries. ICICI chief executive, Chanda Kochhar, talks to Maryrose Fison about how the lender will take advantage of India’s burgeoning growth and cement its position as the country’s largest private sector bank.
21/03/2010 – The Independent
Only two weeks remain before the doors of the tax year slam shut and the chance to rescue a sizeable chunk of your savings from the taxman slips away. You’ll be hard pressed to find a UK high street that isn’t plastered with posters advertising yet another individual savings account (ISA). But rather than rushing to beat the deadline, it is important to consider what you want to achieve before signing up for an ISA.
01/06/2011 –Retail Banker International
Nestled beneath the neo-gothic facade of the Palazzo Salimbeni in Siena, Nicola Romito, head of the retail division at MPS, Italy’s oldest bank, is well underway in executing an ambitious business plan for the next 12 months.
01/03/2010 –Private Banker International
The last 15 years have provided a new lease of life for Germany’s Berenberg, the country’s oldest bank, driven by an increasingly professional and sophisticated approach to client service. The bank is now looking to expand in London, where it has targeted £500m in AuM by 2013. Maryrose Fison reports.