International photojournalism

Mexico
Nogales. Low-cost dentists

Koali lives in Alaska but her dentist is in Nogales, Mexico. She flies to Tucson whenever she needs a visit or a dental care and simply walks across the border. She travels for 4,000 kilometres, but she saves quite a lot of money every time. Thousands of US citizens do the same every year: they trav
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Niger/Benin
The Healing Faiths-The portraits

Fiorenzo is a friar and a surgeon. He has been living in Africa for forty years, more precisely in Tanguieta, in the northern savanna of Benin. Here he founded and now manages the Saint Jean de Dieu Hospital, which has become a point of reference for the local population, poor and left to its own de
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Italy
I'm Italian, eventually.

Cristian is a young boy who is born from a Colombian mother and an Italian father who didn't acknowledge him. When he turned 18 he was entitled, under the Italian law, to become an Italian citizen. But there was a problem: Cristian is suffering from Down syndrome and this handicap (for this reason h
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Niger/Benin
The Healing Faiths-The journey

Fiorenzo is a friar and a surgeon. He has been living in Africa for forty years, more precisely in Tanguieta, in the northern savanna of Benin. Here he founded and now manages the Saint Jean de Dieu Hospital, which has become a point of reference for the local population, poor and left to its own de
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Germany
The Wall's voices 25 years after

For many years, Berlin was the nucleus of the Cold War between the West and the Communist world. The Wall, which divided the city from 1961 to 1989, became the symbol of the drama suffered by the German population after Nazism and the tragedy of the Second World War. The year 2014 marks the 25th ann
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Ghana
Breeding ground for champions

In the last few years Accra has become a very large African metropolis thanks to Ghana's rapid economical growth. But its historic core, known as James Town, where British and Dutch built their forts for slave trade, has kept the characteristics of a large village. A city within the city, made of sh
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Guinea Bissau
A latin carnival in Africa

Guinea Bissau is among Africa's poorest countries with a particularly dramatic history. A former Portuguese colony, it became independent in 1973 after years of armed conflict. Portugal recognized the new country only one year later when the Carnation Revolution overthrew Salazar's military regime.
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Ukraine
Kiev, behind the barricades

Western leaders have urged the President of Ukraine to pull back his forces after 25 people were killed in fighting between anti-government protesters and police in the capital.

Since November 2013, thousands of Ukrainian protesters have taken control of Independence Square, and occupy ma
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Mexico
Nogales crossroads

Paul Theroux describes the fence in Nogales as "the oddest frontier I have ever seen". A metal fence divides the city into two: on one side boring Arizona with villas and shopping centers, on the other side extravagant Mexico with mariachi, night clubs and low-cost dental clinics. After years of sho
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World
Into the silence

A new utopia? A distant reality? Forget it. Hermitage might seem a paradox in our self-celebrating society but it is a growing and fascinating phenomenon, instead. Modern hermits don't indulge in the search for isolation for social or personal ambitions, neither it's a matter of misanthropy. Most of
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United States
L.A. Hip Hop

Two weeks with an Hip Hop family in Los Angeles. The glamourous side and the human drama: the studio sessions, the hard work, the fun, the pimps, the girls. A world of music, sushi, weed and show off. But also a world of extreme commitment in the unbelievably tough West Coast show biz. A daily fight
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Peru
Jungle Fever

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 can
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Italy
Deck 4 - I have a dream

"Msc Splendida" is one of the many cruise ships sailing around the world these days. It can host more than 3,200 passengers and 1,300 crew members. And while cruises are a fast growing business and represents a very meaningful part of the holidays economy, very few of us know about what's happening
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United States
Crystal Meth Drug

Crystal Meth is a totally synthetic drug which comes in the form of white crystals. It can be sniffed, smoked in a glass pipe or injected. It is considered one of the strongest and most harmful drugs ever, as addiction comes right after the very first dose. Physical degradation sets in fast. The sub
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United Kingdom
Spirit Land

Right at feet of The Mount of Angels in the Pembrokeshire County, in Eastern Wales, there's a bunch of people living in a very special place called Tir Ysbrydol or the Spirit Land. The community today, about 10 people, is totally self-sufficient producing power from solar panels, a small scale wind
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United States
The Healing Garden
Medical Cannabis treatments for children in Colorado
Every now and then Elizabeth McNulty opens a box on the top shelf above her washing machine and inhales deeply. The scent is unmistakable as she pulls out the pacifier and leg braces of her son Dan and wonders what could have been. Dan lost his battle with the disease, his short life was spent for t
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International photojournalism