Best of AP — Honorable Mention


International exclusive: Amazon tribe claims atrocities by Brazil dictatorship

Mauricio Savarese, sports writer, and Victor Caivano, video journalist and photographer, both of Sao Paulo, for making the AP the only international news organization to gain access – in all formats – to a historic hearing on a reserve in the Amazon where members of the Waimiri-Atroari tribe recounted the slaughter of numerous members, allegedly by the army, as Brazil’s dictatorship government in the 1970s pushed to build a road through the jungle. Customers in Brazil took the rare step of asking for the story in Portuguese, which Mauricio translated. Every major AP client in Brazil used the package.

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