October 10, 2012 /
Paul Salopek
Journalist Paul Salopek is preparing to leave on a journey that will take seven years and span 39 countries—and he is doing it all on foot.
A view of San Salvador from the northern outskirts of the city. Image by Jonathan Blitzer. El Salvador, 2016.
January 16, 2017 /
Jonathan Blitzer
Thousands of Salvadorans deported by the Obama Administration find a surprising new life in an unfamiliar homeland.
An English language school in San Salvador, called EnglishCool. Its founder, Eddie Anzora, prepares students for work in the call centers. Image by Jonathan Blitzer. El Salvador, 2016.
January 16, 2017 / The New Yorker
Jonathan Blitzer
How American immigration policy has fueled an unlikely industry in El Salvador.
A bus in San Pedro Sula awaits deportees from detention centers in the US. Image by Emily Gogolak. United States, 2016.
December 26, 2016 / The Nation
Emily Gogolak
Families fleeing extreme violence in Honduras and seeking asylum in the U.S. were detained in for-profit detention centers in Texas and deported to that same violence without adequate due process.
Freshly-assembled caskets on the highway from San Pedro Sula to Tegucigalpa. Image by Emily Gogolak. Honduras, 2015.
December 26, 2016
Emily Gogolak
Emily Gogolak, from the field in Tegucigalpa, discusses her reporting on violence against women in Honduras and the deportations of mothers and children from immigration detention centers in Texas.
New Market
November 17, 2016 / Untold Stories
Lauren Markham
Millenial mayor of San Salvador Nayib Bukele has promised to transform San Salvador into a "city of lights"—and he's doing so in unconventional ways. Will his strategies work?
San Salvador Mayor Nayib Bukele. Image by Juan Carlos. El Salvador, 2016.
November 1, 2016 / The Guardian
Lauren Markham
Nayib Bukele is trying to wrest control of El Salvador’s capital from the grip of murderous gangs. His weapons? Gentrification, Instagram and YouTube.
October 17, 2016
Fareed Mostoufi, Tomas van Houtryve
DC Public Schools students gathered for a reception with photojournalist Tomas van Houtryve on October 3, 2016 to celebrate the photos they contributed to the Pulitzer Center-supported photography...
October 5, 2016
Lauren Markham
Meet Lauren Markham, a journalist reporting from El Salvador for the Pulitzer Center and VQR Magazine about the mounting violence in the capital city and prospects of meaningful change.
October 3, 2016 / Virginia Quarterly Review
Lauren Markham
San Salvador’s upstart mayor, Nayib Bukele, has promised a new way forward for a city besieged by decades of violence. His biggest obstacle, however, may not be the city’s gangs, but the city’s idea...
Trekking through the heart of the Darien Gap. Photo by Carlos Villalon. Colombia, 2016.
September 21, 2016 / SBS: Dateline
Jason Motlagh
What would you risk for a better life? Dateline journeys through one of the world’s most dangerous jungles, a route populated by drug traffickers, bandits and migrants searching for a new beginning.
The Dateline team pushed deeper into the Darien jungle. Image by Carlos Villalon. Colombia, 2016.
September 20, 2016 / News.com.au
Jason Motlagh
There are plenty of reasons the 150km stretch of wilderness between Colombia and Panama is known as the “world’s most dangerous journey."
A smuggler guides travelers up the Cacarica River into the heart of the Darien Gap. Photo by Jason Motlagh.  2016.
September 13, 2016 / SBS: Dateline
Jason Motlagh
Follow the unprecedented journey of a Dateline film crew through the Darién Gap—the lawless zone on migrants' route to the US.

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