Shannon Sims

Shannon Sims

Independent multimedia journalist

Reporting across Latin America, Brazil, and the southern US. Covering business, economics, environment, law, politics, social movements, & more. Twitter @shannongsims Email: shannongsims@gmail.com

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The Flight of the Expats

Bust goes the economy, and the expats scatter.

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Bethe Correia, the Undefeated Dark Horse

A former accountant plans on giving the world's most dominant athlete the "beating of her life."

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Venezuela's Cornered Robin

Venezuela is in a crisis, and its leader's career is at a major crossroads.

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How Hawk-Eye Is Destroying Tennis

An Immodest Proposal

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The Turkish Town for Partying, Beaching ... Everything

"Bodrum excels at what Turkey does best: blending old and new worlds together into an intoxicating mix."

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The Job That Will Have You Eating 8,000 Calories A Day

How Was Your Day … Forest Firefighter?

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The Retro Running Shoes We Won't Ever Give Up

"Men’s Fitness declares, 'The new golden age of the running shoe is upon us.' Only … not for all of us. Some runners out there swear by the classics."

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A Peruvian Designer Goes Global…With the Soft Touch

"He’s Sergio Davila, one of the hottest fashion designers in the world today, with a fascinating tale you also might not suspect — both about his rise to pending fame and about the fabrics he sticks with."

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Single and Looking? Turn Off Social Media

Deleting your Facebook account could improve your love life. Or, how turning off might lead to turning on....

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A Rogue Roaster Rises in Starbucks' Backyard

"Robin Pollard’s house is in a bit of disarray as we pull up the forested driveway. The carpet cleaners are there, a day later than scheduled. A new lab puppy keeps chewing on her materials....It’s an unlikely workshop for one of the hottest rising stars in coffee."