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Paola Nalvarte

Paola Nalvarte is a Peruvian journalist and documentary photographer living in Austin, Texas. She focuses on covering and writing about the Andes region. In Peru, Paola worked in the Lima office of the Italian news agency ANSA, on the economic news desk of the daily Expreso, and for ten years she has been working on different editorial projects doing picture editing and research for one of the oldest Spanish-language papers in the world, the Peruvian newspaper El Comercio. She also enjoyed writing for the newspaper weekly magazine Somos.

Paola Nalvarte es una periodista y fotógrafa documental peruana que vive en Austin, Texas. El foco de interés de su cobertura noticiosa es la región andina. En Perú, Paola trabajó en la oficina de Lima de la agencia italiana de noticias ANSA, en la sección de economía del diario Expreso y por diez años hizo investigación fotográfica y edición de fotografía editorial en el diario decano de la prensa peruana, El Comercio. También escribió para Somos, la revista semanal del mismo diario​, artículos sobre medio ambiente y cultura.

Paola Nalvarte é uma jornalista peruana e fotógrafa documentarista que vive em Austin, Texas. O foco de interesse da sua cobertura jornalística é a região andina. No Peru, Paola trabalhou no escritório de Lima da agência de notícias italiana ANSA, na seção de economia do jornal Expreso e, por dez anos, fez pesquisa fotográfica e edição de fotografia editorial para um dos jornais em espanhol mais antigos do mundo, o jornal peruano El Comercio. Ela também escreveu artigos de meio ambiente e cultura para a Somos, a revista semanal do mesmo jornal.

Recent Articles

Posters protesting the feminicide of Ingrid Escamilla

Media coverage of a high-profile femicide in Mexico City sparked debate concerning how journalists cover murders of women

Ingrid Escamilla, 25, was brutally murdered in the Mexico City neighborhood of Vallejo on Feb. 9 and her body mutilated. Her remains were published the following day on the covers of newspaper La Prensa and tabloid Pásala, the latter with the headline “La culpa la tuvo Cupido” (It was Cupid’s fault).

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Independent journalists face social polarization after the departure of former President Evo Morales

Polarization persists in Bolivia after former leftist President Evo Morales resigned and fled the country and conservative politician Jeanine Áñez declared herself interim president. Journalists are finding themselves caught in the middle.

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Parliamentary leader Juan Guaidó creates Presidential Commission to restructure Telesur

*This story has been updated. Juan Guaidó, Venezuelan opposition leader, announced on Twitter that he will “rescue” the state channel Telesur – which also covers news from Latin America – “to put it at the service of truth, plurality, Venezuelan and regional democracy.” Guaidó was elected president of the National Assembly on Jan. 5, 2019, when he was a […]

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IACHR report on corruption and human rights asks governments in the region to protect journalists

Given the wave of corruption that has plagued the region in recent years, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) asked the countries of the American continent to protect journalists and freedom of expression

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Independent Cuban journalists resist despite increased arbitrary detentions on the island and restrictions from traveling abroad

During 2019, there were more than three thousand arbitrary detentions in Cuba, several of these affecting dozens of independent journalists, activists and political opponents, according to a recent report by the Cuban Observatory for Human Rights (OCDH).

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‘Censorship was something intrinsic to Chavismo from day one,’ says book about the last 20 years of repression in Venezuela

Control of public speech was, from the beginning, a characteristic of the new model of government that was established in Venezuela with Hugo Chávez in 1999, said Venezuelan researcher and columnist Andrés Cañizález.

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Cuban journalist released to continue his asylum process in the US after spending seven months in ICE detention center

Thanks to $10,000 in bail paid with the help of his friends in Florida, Cuban journalist José Ramón Ramírez Pantoja was released on parole to continue his asylum process in the United States.

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Peruvian investigative site Ojo Público develops algorithm to track possible acts of corruption

An algorithm against corruption developed by the Peruvian investigative journalism site Ojo Público identified that 40 percent of public contracts in Peru, between 2015 and 2018, have a risk of corruption.

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Digital media from Venezuela launch collaborative journalism platform to join resources, investigate and circumvent censorship

To face the many challenges that currently exist in Venezuela, many journalistic media have found themselves in need of forming alliances to continue reporting and investigating.

Spanish foundation that collaborates with the Latin American press seeks to change the narrative of migration stories

When addressing stories about migrants in journalism, "we have to stop talking about the path because that is killing us," Lucila Rodríguez-Alarcón, general director of the Spanish journalism foundation and platform porCausa.