Mineritos: Bolivia’s child miners

Many photographers would wait decades to tackle shooting tough subjects like child labor in Bolivia’s mines. Not Daniel Burgui Iguzkiza, a freelance journalist and photographer based in Spain. After...

Venezuela’s press under fire

Facing anti-government protests, President Nicolás Maduro’s government cracks down on the press. June 27 was Venezuela’s“Day of the Journalist.” This year, however, many journalists found little to...

Slideshow: Argentina’s World Cup Riots

Tear gas settles after a riot at the Obelisco monument in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After the crowd fled, many people were separated from their families. A boy returned to the riot scene and took a seat on the...

‘Disinformation’ fuels US child migrant crisis

Obama seeks $3.7 billion to address wave of children from Central America. President Obama has put a price on the costs of the wave of child immigrants arriving at the U.S.’s southern border. On July 8, he...

Mexican magazine does ‘suicide journalism’

ZETA’s offices are easy to miss. Since Jesús Blancornelas founded the Mexican magazine with Francisco Ortiz Franco and political columnist Hector Felix Miranda, Zeta magazine's Adela Navarro, Courtesy...

Reporter who met Colombia’s FARC reflects

Spanish journalist David Beriáin is one of the few reporters to interview a leader of the FARC on the Colombian guerrilla movement's own turf. In 2008, tensions between the Colombian government and Marxist...

Venezuela rifts grow as protests persist

With peace talks in tatters, Venezuelans are deeply divided over the future of their country. Four months after the start of street protests against President Nicolas Maduro’s government began, Venezuelans...

Ex-hostage Betancourt struggles to forgive

Six years after being rescued from her captors, a former Colombian presidential candidate seeks solace in religion After she was caught during her fourth escape attempt, Ingrid Betancourt was beaten and led...

Brazil’s Favelas in the spotlight

As attention turns to the World Cup kicking off next month, the host Brazil is ramping up efforts to improve its image and infrastructure. One of the main targets has been Brazil’s infamous favelas. For...

Journalist slayings tarnish Brazil’s moment

The website for CPJ's special report on the Brazilian press.With soccer’s World Cup taking place in a month, all eyes are now on Brazil. Yet soccer is not the only reason the South American country has...