A lens on Venezuelan street crime

"The drug trade is why we still have the government we have." Adriana Fernández first wielded a camera at the age of 16 to take pictures of friends involved in the graffiti scene in her native city of...

Correa critic barred entry to Ecuador

"There has to be an end to an era of silencing people and impeding them from going to the streets to discuss the problems with the government." Manuela Picq was detained in Ecuador's Ministry of Interior...

Photojournalism legend Clarkson opens up on career

“Right now we are all living in a golden age of photojournalism. It’s here and now, and you are lucky to be a part of it.” Rich Clarkson has become an icon in the field of sports photojournalism. He has...

Ferguson reshaped columnist’s career

Tony Messenger knew that his journalistic career would never be the same after the 2014 killing of Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo. In the days after the unarmed 18-year-old black man...

New management at Politico after growth

As Washington adapts to a Trump administration, one of the Beltway’s most encyclopedic chroniclers is still in the midst of its own shakeup. Politico, the news site founded in 2007 by former Washington...

Photo essay: Documenting the death penalty

"If people can see the reality of the death penalty, no one would want it any more." Since the U.S. Supreme Court ended a de facto ban on the death penalty in 1976, the U.S. has executed 1,440 people. But the...

Colombia’s uncertain future

"I don't think Colombia is by nature a violent country and that we want to keep on killing each other." For more than a half century Colombia's government has battled leftist rebels from the...