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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

Marcela Turati

‘We are a profession that has had to organize to resist,’ Mexican journalist Marcela Turati, Maria Moors Cabot Prize winner

Journalists arrived from the most dangerous states, and where we began to have contact and awareness of how dangerous it was to be a journalist in Mexico and in some regions.

Marcela Turati

“Somos un gremio que ha tenido que organizarse para resistir”, Marcela Turati, periodista mexicana ganadora del Premio Cabot

Su asesinato nos impactó también porque vimos que no importa si tienes premios internacionales, por más conocido que seas, todos están en riesgo y, bueno, el asesinato de Javier también, no sé, cada asesinato ha sido difícil.

Hands holding different instruments of journalism and breaking a chain

19 independent Cuban media outlets publish joint declaration demanding more protection and respect for the press from government

The independent press also urged the government, for the first time, according to 14yMedio, for the repeal of laws that infringe on the right to freedom of expression and the legalization of independent media.

Prensa Libre

19 medios cubanos independientes publican declaración conjunta para exigirle al gobierno más protección y respeto a la prensa

La prensa independiente también demandó al gobierno, por primera vez según 14yMedio, la derogación de leyes que contravienen el derecho a la libertad de expresión y la legalización de los medios periodísticos independientes.

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Honduran journalist who previously received death threats had gun put to her head outside home

Journalist Sandra Maribel Sánchez, a journalist from Radio Progreso in Tegucigalpa, Honduras who has previously received death threats, said a man put a gun to her head as she arrived home in her car on Sept. 26

Marcha por el 8M en Paraná, Entre Ríos, Argentina

181 journalists sign statement against harassment of female colleagues in Chile

After a journalist covering Chile’s recent national celebrations was the subject of unsolicited touching and kissing while on camera, 181 journalists signed a letter expressing their firm rejection of sexual harassment and discrimination against female journalists

person writing in notebook and holding microphones

Nicaraguan editorial group closes El Nuevo Diario and two other newspapers due to economic difficulties

The board of directors of newspaper El Nuevo Diario reported that it decided to discontinue its digital and print publication due to economic, technical and logistical difficulties that make its operation "unsustainable" after four decades of circulation.

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Cuban journalist detained in the United States receives asylum, but has yet to be released

Cuban journalist Yariel Valdés González was granted asylum by a U.S. judge on Sept. 18 after spending five months in detention centers of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Washington Blade reported. However, the journalist has not yet been released

Toma fotográfica de la puesta en escena de ‘Delta’

Ojo Público’s reports on sex trafficking inspire traveling theatrical production in Peru

Between 2017 and 2018, Peruvian site Ojo Público published three investigative reports looking into the experiences of Peruvian girls who were sexually exploited by traffickers. Now, those stories have been brought to the stage as the theater documentary ‘Delta.’

Presidente de El Salvador, Nayib Bukele. Foto: Carlos Barrera/El Faro. (Cortesía.)

Salvadoran journalists warn about lack of access to official sources and little tolerance for criticism from the new government

Since President Nayib Bukele took office on June 1, 2019, Salvadoran journalists in the country say public institutions and officials are increasingly less accessible as sources