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by Zeus Quijano, Jr.
Carlos is an illegal immigrant living in the United States with his wife and two children. His decision to leave Mexico, his parents and siblings weighed heavily on him, but he knew that for them to get ahead he would have to leave for America. He was 15 years old at the time. Today, Carlos is 30 and continues sending money home to his family.
by Nicole Cattell
Revolucion: Five Visions presents the story of five Cuban photographers whose lives and work span more than four decades, and whose perspectives on photography are as varied as their opinions about the Cuban Revolution.
Global Voices, Independent Lens
by Lourdes Portillo
The remains of more than 250 sexually assaulted girls have been found in the desert outside of Juarez, Mexico. The victims’ relatives will not rest until these crimes are solved.
Global Voices, POV
by Elise West, Bentley Dean, Curtis Levy, and Christine Olsen
In a desperate attempt to save his wife’s life, Nestor Cerpa leader of the Peruvian Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement and his squad of commandos seized the Japanese ambassador’s residence in Lima, holding dozens of foreign diplomats and businessmen hostage for 126 days.
Global Perspectives Collection, Global Voices
by Gonzalo Arijon and Marc Silvera
Stranded is a parable of human survival and extreme measures as a group of young athletes break society’s greatest taboo in order to survive after a plane crash in the mountains.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection, Independent Lens
by Limor Pinhasov and Yaron Kaftori
A divorced mother of two returns to her home and children in Bolivia after 15 years of struggling for a better life in Israel — only to find that her family members have become strangers.
Global Voices, Global Perspectives Collection