Mario J. Pentón


Mario J. Pentón is the international correspondent for 14ymedio, Cuba's first independent digital news outlet. His work is also featured in the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald. Mario's reporting has focused on Cuban migration, the Cuban economy and life in the diaspora. From 2007-2015, he served as a Marist Brother in Cuba and Guatemala. Mario is a graduate of the University of Cienfuegos in Communications and was the 2016 Alfred Friendly Press Partners Fellow.