Cabot Prize, oldest international journalism award, honors 5 for Latin America coverage

Associated Press

Five journalists are being honored with the oldest prize in international journalism for their work covering Latin America and the Caribbean.

Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism on Wednesday announced the winners of the Maria Moors Cabot Prize.

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The winners include Mark Stevenson of The Associated Press; Simon Romero of The New York Times; Lucas Mendes of GloboNews in Brazil; and Raul Penaranda of Bolivia's Pagina Siete. A special citation was awarded to Ernesto Londono, also of The Times.

The Cabot Prize was founded in 1938.

The prizes will be presented Oct. 14 at Columbia University. Each winner gets a $5,000 honorarium.