Topic: “Latin America”

Posted in Announcements

Matt Chandler named news director for Latin America

, by Lauren Easton

Vice President for International News Ian Phillips today announced a key appointment, sending this memo to staff:

Posted in Announcements

Coverage of Brazil and Rohingya earn AP staffers National Headliner Awards

, by Lauren Easton

Reporting on horrifying violence across Brazil and the plight of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar earned AP journalists top honors in the National Headliner Awards, announced today by the sponsoring Press Club of Atlantic City.

Posted in Behind the News

Scrambling across continents to fact-check the pope

, by Lauren Easton

During his in-flight press conference heading home from South America last month, Pope Francis said he could not remove a bishop implicated in a sexual abuse scandal in Chile because he had never heard from any victims about the bishop’s behavior. 

Posted in Behind the News

After Maria, ‘heart-wrenching’ all-formats coverage

, by Lauren Easton

More than a week after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, AP journalists on the ground continue to tell the stories of people who are struggling with the overwhelming devastation.

Posted in Behind the News

Chronicling ‘the unraveling of a nation’

, by Lauren Easton

The Overseas Press Club announced today that AP Venezuela correspondent Hannah Dreier has won its award for the best newspaper, news service or digital reporting from abroad.

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