International photojournalism

Puerto Rico
Maria, the hurricane of change
A very different future

Puerto Rico's year zero began with Maria. After having struck the Caribbean island in September 2017, the violent category 5 hurricane has set processes in motion that are radically changing the lives of local inhabitants. Plywood houses are slowly reappearing in the devastated countryside, the furn more
Of men and wolves
The story of a return

Men and wolves: instinct and reason, pack and society, nature and urbanisation; the thousand-year intertwining of two species, creating a unique history that is part science, but also part fears, irrationality and legends. Men and wolves have always coexisted in history, distrusting each other but s more
Everybody on board!
Enjoying life while floating on water

There are some who hate them and some who can no longer do without them. Some consider them floating tourist villages: a parallel world where time passes differently (but the kitchen is always open). Others call them "holiday starters": a quick taste of the locations where stops are planned ("to eve more
Phi Phi Islands - A paradise lost
How to destroy a unique natural environment

The Phi Phi Islands (Thailand) are the perfect example of the effects of out-of-control tourist overcrowding. The uncontaminated paradise that the director Danny Boyle described in his cult film "The Beach" in 2000, no longer exists. At Phi Phi Don, the largest and only inhabited island, thousands o more
United States
The Gay Chapel of Las Vegas
What God has joined together, let no one separate

Ron and Jamie have always wanted to unite couples regardless of their sex. That's why 16 years ago they decided to create the Gay Chapel of Las Vegas, the first gay chapel in Vegas.

After having long celebrated unrecognised homosexual unions, the chapel has became more organised on October 9 more
The new world of retirees
Where your money double up. If you are old

Known since Roman times as "Finis Terrae", meaning the last part of Europe before the great ocean, Portugal has actually become the land of new beginnings.
Ever since the government introduced the subsidised tax regime for those requesting "habitual resident" status (Nao habitual resident) in 20 more
The power of Mozzarella
All Indians are now crazy for Pizza

The pizza in Calcutta is so good that it is literally unrivaled worldwide. Although the capital of West Bengal is considered the stronghold of the best Indian gastronomic specialties, an Italian entrepreneur has succeeded in ousting the supremacy of pakoras, puris and dosas with a lethal weapon: "ze more
Mechelen. A social fairy tale
On the road to an open Europe

In the ranking for identifying the best integration lab in Europe, Mechelen has all the right cards for aspiring to first place.
Unlike other Belgian cities with an outbreak of almost 500 foreign fighters and the scenes of multiple terrorist attacks, the heart of Flanders - governed by Mayor B more
The pink folk
Epic cycling in the heart of the Mediterranean

In Italy cycling goes hand in hand with the Giro d'Italia. That's a fact. Here sweat and suffering ("No talk and all battle", said the cyclist Felice Gimondi) are combined with folkloristic, widespread cheering: the Italians come down to the street all along the peninsula during the Giro, touching a more
The Lifeboat
Along the Napo River, healthcare floats by once a month

Those who live along the Napo river - a tributary of the Amazon river in Peruvian territory - pray for one thing: never to get sick.
For the more than 50,000 persons who live in almost completely isolated communities along the 667-km-long Peruvian stretch of the river, even the simplest disease more
Mazara - No More Fishing
The most Arab city in Italy opens the doors of his Casbah

The names Mazara del Vallo or Mahdia del Vallo come from the Tunisian city which most of the Tunisian families who have been living in Mazara for decades originally came from. Mazara: the fishing town which no longer has fishing boats and fish, and will soon also lose its fishermen. Mazara and the C more
Democratic Republic of Congo
No reprieve for Congo
Which future for the country?

On 19 December 2016 Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, finished his two presidential terms limited by the country's constitution, but refused to resign. He has not yet communicated the date of the elections to the nation. The population is fed up, and the country is in more
Venice delivery
Door to door on water

Even delivering a package involves a unique and quite extraordinary amount of effort in Venice. It matters not a whit whether said package is going to a hotel, a bar or a restaurant. Organising funerals and simple maintenance work is equally fraught. Even in this modern era of ours, day-to-day chor more
United States
Todd Nicely. A soldier's heart
The enduring life of a quadruple amputee veteran

March 26th 2010. Cpl. Todd Nicely, 26, was leading a patrol in Lakari, Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, with 12 Marines of the 1st Squad, 1st Platoon, Company F, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines when his life changed forever. He and his squad were walking in staggered formation, and they were at th more
United States
Everything you always believed about the Far West is wrong

Rural California, between Merced County and Yosemite Park, up to the buttresses of the Sierra Nevada, is a tough landscape, a place of baking hot summers and icy winters. This is cowboy country. But here being a cowboy isn't necessarily a man's job. For many years now this work has also been done by more
A midwife
Giving birth at home

Ann Loos, 37, is a midwife who is passionate about her work. She is also one of the last midwives in Germany who is still helping women who want to give birth at home.
The country has about 20,000 midwives, and about 3,000 of them work freelance. Of the approximately 750,000 births this year, more
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