King of Spain Journalism Awards recognize the best in Latin American reporting

The Spanish language news agency EFE and the Spanish Agency of International Cooperation named five Latin American journalists winners of the King of Spain Journalism Awards on Jan. 12, reported EFE.

Bolivian journalist Fernando Molina was recognized for his article "Think Latin America: The Beginning of the Newspaper Página Siete." Mexican journalists Dalia Martínez Delgado and Humberto Padgett León won for their report on marijuana cultivation in the state of Guerrero for the magazine Emeequis. Ecuadorans Héctor Hernán Higuera and Antonio Eduardo Narváez received the award for their live television broadcast on the detention of President Rafael Correa during the 2010 police protests for Ecuavisa. An Argentine radio program was distinguished for their report on clandestine activities in poor neighborhoods of the capital Buenos Aires. The Argentine newspaper Clarín was recognized for outstanding digital journalism for their interactive infographic on the first trials against the military dictatorship's junta. Brazilian photographer Wilton Júnior received the award for his photo of President Dilma Rousseff in the newspaper O Estado de São Paulo and the magazine Veja.