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Jul
16
2020

The James Foley Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Online

Azam Ahmed, New York Times bureau chief for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, has won the 2019 James Foley Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism for his investigation of gang murder across Latin America. In his series “Kill, or Be Killed: Latin America’s Homicide Crisis,” Ahmed chronicled the rampant and unchecked gang violence in the region.

In 2019, Ahmed reported a series on the homicide crisis in Latin America, the deadliest region in the world, outli... (more)

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