Topic: “Latin America”

Posted in Behind the News

Spotlight on migrant perils at the border

, by Patrick Maks

In a memo to staff, Managing Editor Brian Carovillano outlined the backdrop behind a searing photo of a father and daughter from El Salvador who drowned in the Rio Grande attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border and subsequent all-formats reporting that provided important, relevant context to member news organizations and customers:

Posted in Announcements

AP wins RFK Award for immigration coverage

, by Patrick Maks

The Associated Press won a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award in the domestic print category Friday for its coverage of U.S. immigration policies under President Donald Trump.

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. 

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