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Pulitzer Center Update February 12, 2010

Marco Vernaschi Wins World Press Photo Contest

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An international network led by Latin American drug cartels and the Lebanese Islamist group...

Vernaschi - World Press Photo Prize Collection
Vernaschi - World Press Photo Prize Collection

The winners of the 2010 World Press Photo Contest were announced February 12 in Amsterdam. Pulitzer Center journalist Marco Vernaschi won first prize for General News in the Stories category for his work on narco trafficking in Guinea Bissau. Vernaschi's photographs will be featured in a traveling exhibition visited by over two million people in 45 countries. The contest is recognized as the world's most prestigious annual press photography competition.

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