Best reporting in any medium on Latin America.
AWARD DATE: 2019
AWARD NAME: 19 The Robert Spiers Benjamin Award 2019
AWARD RECIPIENT: Azam Ahmed
AWARD RECIPIENT AFFILIATION: The New York Times
AWARD HONORED WORK: “Kill or Be Killed: Latin America’s Homicide Crisis”
Ahmad’s stories have vivid scenes, with unforgettable characters, that propel readers forward. Judges were also deeply impressed by the photography, graphics and forensic mapping that accompanied the work.
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