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2020 Maria Moors Cabot Prizes recognize reporters from Brazil, Colombia and the United States

Two investigative reporters, one independent photojournalist and a veteran public radio reporter have been named as recipients of the 2020 Maria Moors Cabot Prizes.

The team at El Surtidor (Courtesy)

Velocidad announces ten Latin American journalism start-ups that will receive combined $1.5 million in investment

The announcement of the ten Latin American journalism start-ups selected to receive $1.5 million in direct investment from the Velocidad program generated enthusiasm among the winners. In addition to the resources, the outlets will receive 1,600 consulting hours to generate new revenue streams, engage audiences and ultimately develop a more sustainable media business.

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Argentina’s La Nación is big winner at 2019 Digital Media LATAM Awards

Media outlets from Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Colombia won at the 2019 Digital Media LATAM Awards given by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) in Rio de Janeiro on Nov. 12.

Armando.Info de Venezuela

Armando.info, recognized by the Cabot Prize, seeks to build great archive of corruption and human rights violations in Venezuela

“With their colleagues, they continue covering the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela exposing corruption, human rights violations, and environmental crimes, among others,” the Cabot jury said.

Cabot Prize winner Angela Kocherga thanks those who entrust her with their stories and 'risk their lives in search of justice'

The other big story is the rise of hate groups focused on the border embodied in the alleged gunman from the Dallas area who drove 600 miles and more than 10 hours to in his words "kill Mexicans" and stop the “Hispanic invasion."

Boris Muñoz

Venezuelan journalist Boris Muñoz wins Cabot Prize and says Latin American journalism is living its best moment

It would be silly and a lie to say that I have not made mistakes. But the worst thing a journalist can do is believe that he knows something definitively.

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‘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.

Apply now for fellowships at U.S. universities and take time to develop your own reporting project or research idea

We’ve compiled a list of well-known fellowships open to journalists around the world, and some in particular meant for Latin American professionals.