#tooyoungtodie #pulitzercenter grantee Carlos Javier Ortiz grew up in Chicago and was so affected by the young people dying around him, he decided to document the death toll. Over the last six years, Ortiz has taken more than 20,000 photographs that depict the stark reality of street violence and those most affected by it.
A woman who was found beating herself in downtown Ciudad Juárez is seen in a privately run shelter for the mentally ill west of the city. Due to a lack of state social infrastructure, many people with extreme mental illnesses are brought here. Photo by Louie Palu/ZUMA, Mexico, 2012.
New project launched by Dominic Bracco II titled "Honduras: 'Aqui Vivimos'" about the ideological divide betwen the ruling conservative party and the newly formed Libre Party, and the resulting violence that has reached catastophic levels. Click for the story archive. Image by Dominic Bracco II. Honduras, 2013.
More than one in three people are employed as temporary workers in Japan today. At least 2,700 people with irregular jobs live in internet cafes because they cannot afford to live in an apartment. (click image to read more by Shioho Fukada) #pulitzercenter #japan #lemonde
Iconic snaps recreated in Lego are a brick hit on the net
At least 1.5 million people have fled the conflict in Syria. Most have taken refuge in Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon, where they are straining resources and raising concerns about regional stability. #pulitzercenter grantees Alisa Roth and Hugh Eakin report from Turkey
The wars in #Liberia and Sierra Leone have been over for a decade but the psychological scars linger. To be mentally ill in these countries is to be condemned. #pulitzercenter grantee Robin Hammond investigates