Latin America

‘You need a plan A, B and C’: Lessons from Hurricane Maria
Spencer Woodman · September 13, 2018

ICIJ member Omaya Sosa Pascual and her team helped reveal Puerto Rico’s true death toll in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Now, she shares lessons on covering similar tragedies.

'It is not the time to shut up': Venezuelan journalists remain in exile
Will Fitzgibbon · August 28, 2018

Four Venezuelan journalists in exile have suspended plans to return home as a Colombian mogul attempts to muzzle reporting on alleged fraud inside a government-run food program.

Nicaragua’s media uprising challenges President Ortega
Sasha Chavkin · August 27, 2018

As Ortega’s repression grows increasingly brutal, the local media has become more collaborative and independent.

Second Panama Papers Leak: Findings From Around The World
Will Fitzgibbon · August 16, 2018

Leaked Mossack Fonseca documents exposed the millionaire offspring of European and African officials, illicit campaign funding in Latin America, and more.

ICIJ’s deputy director is one of 2018’s ‘Great Immigrants’
Razzan Nakhlawi · June 28, 2018

Marina Walker Guevara features on Carnegie Corporation’s roster of exemplary immigrants in the U.S.

What our partners found in the new Panama Papers data
Will Fitzgibbon and Martha M. Hamilton · June 28, 2018

ICIJ partners from Latin America to Eastern Europe (and in between) have exposed a plethora of new abuses.

Offshore Links To Lionel Messi, Cartier, Argentine Leader
Ryan Chittum and Will Fitzgibbon · June 20, 2018

Two years after Panama Papers rocked the offshore world, new details have emerged about an array of global elite.

News drones reveal big companies are draining water supplies in Peru, Colombia
Sasha Chavkin · June 4, 2018

Investigative reporters in Peru and Colombia used drones as part of their cross-border collaboration to unearth the truth about water use in the area.

Panama Papers figure added to FBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted
Martha M. Hamilton · May 1, 2018

Rafael Caro Quintero, the one-time head of the Guadalajara drug cartel in Mexico, has been added to the FBI’s most wanted fugitives.

Dominican Republic journalist faces murder mastermind threats
Fergus Shiel · April 11, 2018

Investigative journalist Alicia Ortega Hasbun has been threatened by an inmate sharing a jail cell with an alleged drug lord convicted this week as the mastermind in the murder of another journalist.