Wonderful news – my coverage of the 2013 Rios Montt genocide trial has received the top award in International News Writing from the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada, a 103-year old organization of more than 250 member newspapers and magazines.
BEST NEWS WRITING International Event
“Coverage of Guatemala genocide trial”
by Mary Jo McConahay
National Catholic Reporter
If you missed them, here are the articles.
Genocide on trial in Guatemala, setting model for region
Guatemala genocide survivors take stand at Rios Montt trial
Guatemala genocide trial back on track after suspension
Rios Montt found guilty of Guatemalan genocide
After wrenching accounts and guilty decision, verdict annulled