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Seven Latin American journalists join award-winning International Consortium of Investigative Journalists



The award-winning International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) welcomed seven Latin American journalists to its network.

The journalists from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Dominican Republic and Uruguay are among 22 journalists selected as part of the global network that collaborates on in-depth, transnational investigative stories on issues like crime, corruption and accountability.

All of the new reporters have worked on ICIJ investigations, including the Paradise Papers and the Pulitzer-Prize winning Panama Papers investigation, according to an ICIJ press release.

“They are not only excellent investigative journalists with high integrity and professional standards, but they have also proven to be great team members with experience of cross border investigations,” said network committee president Minna Knus-Galán, according to the release. “And that’s what it’s all about: collaboration, sharing and helping each other in order to do watchdog journalism that matters.’’

For the first time, ICIJ will now have members in Bolivia, Uruguay and the Dominican Republic.

The new Latin American members are:



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