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Peruvian wins 2020 Young Journalist Award from the Thomson Foundation

"Martín Leandro [Amaya] Camacho has always been passionate about being compassionate. The 27-year-old spent the formative periods of his childhood in a small fishing village callas Cancas, in northern Peru. 'I loved the sea and its legends,' he says, recalling his early years. 'But from a young age, I could clearly see injustices all around […]

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El País announces winners of the Ortega y Gasset Journalism Awards

Winners from across Latin America were recognized as part of the El País 2020 Ortega y Gasset Journalism Awards. Collaborative project "Transnacionales de la fe" (Transnationals of the Faith), which was reported journalists from 16 media outlets, won for best story or journalistic investigation. Best photograph went to María de Jesús Peters for a photo […]

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8th edition of Festival Gabo begins on Nov. 30 with virtual and free programming

"The eighth edition of the Gabo Festival will be held virtually from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11, 2020. All programming is virtual and has no cost for attendees." Read original article (in Spanish)

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Peruvian journalist receives Rory Peck Award for report on coronavirus

"On Tuesday, Peruvian journalist Guillermo Galdós won  the prestigious British Rory Peck Award, which is given each year to the best freelance reporters, for a work on Venezuelan refugees who work collecting corpses of COVID-19 victims in Lima." Read original report (in Spanish)

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These are the winners of the Latin American Investigative Journalism Award "Javier Valdez" 2020

"The announcement of winners was carried out as the last activity of the Latin American Conference of Investigative Journalism - Colpin 2020 that was held virtually this year from Nov. 9 to 16 and had more than 30 activities, more than 85 speakers and more than 4,000 registrations." First place: "The water exploiters" (Mexicanos Contra […]

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Brazilian journalist among nominees for 2020 Press Freedom Awards from RSF

“'The RSF Press Freedom Awards are designed to honour journalists who – by their courage or independence or the impact of their investigations and reporting – particularly embody the ideals of journalism that we defend,' RSF secretary-general Christophe Deloire said." Brazilian investigative journalist Cecilia Olliveira "writes about public security issues, the drug trade and the […]

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Pulitzer Center opens call for first Rainforest Investigations Fellows; seeks stories on the Amazon

“The Pulitzer Center, a nonprofit organization that supports independent global journalism, is now accepting reporting fellowship applications for its Rainforest Investigations Network (RIN). The network is a major new initiative that seeks to harness investigative reporting and cross-border collaboration to tackle stories at the intersection of climate change, corruption, and governance in the world’s three […]

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Rigor and credibility mark the King of Spain Awards for Journalism

"The rigor, the informative credibility and defense of the environment and human rights were the values highlighted this Tuesday at the delivery of the King of Spain International Journalism Awards, in a ceremony marked by COVID-19, which was shorter than the usual and with a smaller audience, but that had the same emotion of other […]

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Latin American media and journalists among finalists for the Fetisov Journalism Awards

Journalistic projects from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico are among the finalists for the Fetisov Journalism Awards. The prizes, which were given for the first time in 2019, have the mission of promoting "universal human values such as honesty, justice, courage and nobility through the example of outstanding journalists from all over the world as […]