The first group of students has graduated from a new one-year journalism training program in Bolivia. The journalism traineeship, which combines journalism seminars with on-the-job training, is unique in the region.
The digital magazine Plaza Pública uncovers corruption and reports on historical crimes in Guatemala. It has become a byword for innovation. Editor in Chief Alejandra Gutiérrez recently spoke at the republica conference.
What role can documentaries play in a post-war environment? How can they help people come to terms with their country's violent past? This was the focus of a one-week DW Akademie workshop held in Bogotá.
How does a country - and its people - come to terms with the atrocities committed during a decades-long, bloody civil war? Dialogue is the key, and that’s a focus of DW Akademie projects in Guatemala.
Head, Latin America