The "Radio Joven" project takes youths seriously, says the young Guatemalan. DW Akademie has been working with up-and-coming Guatemalan journalists since 2009, developing programs that attract young listeners.
Carolina Lopez from Mexico and Alejandro Fuentes from Bolivia met at DW Akademie's recent Berlinale film festival workshop held in Berlin. Both work for film festivals in their own country.
The Venezuelan journalist is taking part in the "Once Amigos" project. He hopes the collaboration between Latin American and German reporters will provide the media in his home country with new inspirations.
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The prize-winning entries in 2013 take an in-depth look at armed conflict and the impact of devastating floods in Colombia. The prize is presented annually by DW Akademie and the Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla.
During a recent panel session held in Quito, DW Akademie and the German Development Ministry (BMZ) stressed the importance of good journalism in Ecuador's political and social development.
22 young journalists from Latin America and Germany are gearing up for the 2014 World Cup soccer championship in Brazil. The "Once Amigos" project will have them reporting on stories involving this major sporting event.