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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

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Mexican journalist photographs intimate objects of murdered colleagues to pay them tribute with the Vestiges Project

Proyecto Vestigios launched on December 6. This photojournalistic project was created by Félix Márquez of Veracruz, Mexico, and tells the story of seven journalists murdered in his state between 2011 and 2015.

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Latin American media support the education of schoolchildren and advise teachers with programs and content

Three Latin American news sites are tackling the wave of misinformation with education, focused on training schoolchildren to become critical readers from a young age.

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InSight Crime celebrates 10 years of in-depth reporting on organized crime in Latin America

InSight Crime is a hybrid organization, “part media, part think tank and part academic research institution,” as the founders describe it. Its focus is organized crime that runs through much of the Americas.

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Social protest and crisis of traditional media in Chile leads to creation of alternative media and fact-checking outlets

The social protests in Chile reminded the country's media of the importance of working on the ground, of deploying press teams with sufficient capabilities to work in such a "volatile and dynamic context," said journalist Paula Molina.

Featured Redacciones4G-Podcast

Argentine podcast that was born in quarantine promotes and strengthens training program that bets on mobile journalism

The idea that journalists and communications professionals are part of a virtuous circle and can learn from each others’ failures and successes motivates Redacciones4G – Podcast

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Detentions, evictions and phones broken by the police are a constant for Cuban journalist Camila Acosta

Cuban journalist Camila Acosta has had to move 10 times, between March and October, replace her cell phone three times and has been detained up to four times.

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Series of reports from Quinto Elemento Lab shows the limbo facing migrants in southern Mexico due to the pandemic

Between July and August this series of Quinto Elemento Lab, “Migrar bajo las reglas del COVID”, managed to answer a piece of the puzzle: what was happening with the migrants?

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Peruvian journalist faces new defamation lawsuit and denounces smear campaign against her

Peruvian journalist Paola Ugaz faces a new lawsuit for aggravated defamation, this time from the director of the Peruvian news site La Abeja. It’s the most recent incident of legal trouble for the journalist related to her investigative reporting about the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae, a lay community linked to the Catholic Church in Peru.

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International community stands in solidarity with El Faro as Salvadoran government attacks on independent press escalate

“The President wants to destroy our credibility and is using all the tools the State gives him,” said José Luis Sanz, director of El Faro. 

Adiós en cobertura, from Distintas Latitudes

171 Latin American journalists have died from COVID-19, the majority in Peru

Health neglect and job insecurity are among the main conditions that contributed to a greater exposure to the viral infection of the deceased Latin American journalists, said Distintas Latitudes.