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Sandinista Anniversary Pictures, Stories, Analysis

WASHINGTON, DC, 7 August 2019 — I’ve recently returned from a brief visit to Nicaragua, where the Sandinista government marked the 40th anniversary of the overthrow of the US-backed Somoza dictatorship. I was one of a handful of journalists who covered that historic event on July 19, 1979. To mark that event, I wrote a […]

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FREELANCERS: Between Headlines and Hope

Friends, Colleagues, Join us for an evening with winners of the AU-Pulitzer Center International Reporting Student Fellowships. Free and open to the public, this event shares with you some of the stunning work done by these journalists in countries like Thailand, Mexico, Borneo, Laos and others. A brief screening will be followed by a panel […]

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VIOLENCE AGAINST JOURNALISTS IN WESTERN HEMISPHERE

Above, panelists and attendants conduct a moment of silence for journalists killed on the job in Latin America. By Bill Gentile MIAMI, 21 July 2018 — Violence against journalists in Latin America is on the rise. “Fellow journalists in several countries in the Americas continue to face violence and loss of life at the hands […]

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Fire and Ice on the Mountain

WASHINGTON, DC, 21 December 2017 — I produced this film, Fire and Ice on the Mountain, on my most recent assignment for American University’s Center for Latin American and Latino Studies (CLALS). I traveled to Peru in June to make the film, following a Swedish anthropologist investigating the link between religion and climate change. Fire […]

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THANK YOU FOR A GREAT CAMPAIGN!!!

WASHINGTON, DC, 15 December 2017 — YOU are THE BEST!!! Thank you ALL so much for your generosity and your grace! What a great campaign it was, with the contributions coming in right up to the very last minute. Forty days of mostly direct and some indirect contributions add up to a total of over $25K. […]

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FREELANCERS to Baltimore: “Thank You!”

BALTIMORE, MD, 2 December 2017 — Our Team sets up for the screening of the rough cut for FREELANCERS with Bill Gentile at El Bufalo Tequila Bar & Kitchen. From left are Doyle Cowart, me (Bill Gentile) Matt Cipollone and Danielle Criss. Missing from the core team is Esther Gentile who, I believe, made this […]

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