Dominican Republic: Journalists awarded first place for the Innovation award in Journalism by the US Embassy and INTEC

"Ashley Ann Presinal and Nasha Cruz, two journalists from Listin Diario, received recognition in the category of digital investigative journalism (on Jan. 24). During a ceremony held at the Center for Digital Culture of the Dominican Institute of Telecommunications (INDOTEL, by its Spanish acronym), the Technological Institute of Santo Domingo (INTEC) and the American Embassy in the Dominican Republic announced the winners of the first edition of the Journalistic Innovation Award. They were chosen as winners for their publications “Dominican Visas in Haiti: 3,700 million of pure discretion” and “Rennovación de Pasaportes: Una Mina de Dólares” (Passport renewals abroad: A mine of dollars). Presinal and Cruz detail the thriving consular industry in the Dominican diplomatic missions abroad and the Haitian consulates."

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