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Global Press Journal reporters document what unites us.

  • Reporter

    Deia Vargas performs in “Our Lady of the Clouds,” a play presented by Colectivo Lado F Teatro at the Helénico Cultural Center in Mexico City. In the story, migrant women flee gender-based violence in their home countries and travel by train from the southern border of Mexico to the United States.

  • Reporter

    Esariyan Jeromiyas grinds iron to make a window frame in Adampan, Mannar district, Sri Lanka. Jeromiyas, a salaried employee at the workshop, commutes 30 kilometers (19 miles) each day.

  • Reporter

    Sylvia Alonso Espinosa, an orthodontist, checks Lizeth Alejandra Hernández Enríquez’s teeth in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. Alonso says her workload decreased by 30% at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic and several patients abandoned their treatments. “Now, because of vaccinations, we’ve started to see a more normal flow similar to what we had before the pandemic,” Alonso says.

  • Senior Reporter

    Paluku Masivi planes a wooden board to make a piece of furniture in Kinawa district, Kirumba, Democratic Republic of Congo. Local carpenters like Masivi make furniture for homes and businesses.

  • Senior Reporter

    Kumar Rasaili embosses the figure of a goddess in a singing bowl at his shop in Swayambhu, Kathmandu, Nepal. Rasaili says tourists are his typical customers and the coronavirus pandemic has hampered his business.

  • Reporter

    Otgontuul Nyamsuren braids paper to create a flowerpot basket in Khan-Uul district, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. “I tried to braid paper six years ago and quit,” Otgontuul says. “During the [coronavirus] lockdown, I learned how to make paper plates and bags. I also post pictures of them on Facebook for people to learn from me.”

  • Reporter

    Uriel Rodríguez builds a palapa, a traditional palm-thatched shelter, in San Francisco, Nayarit, Mexico. Rodríguez says he and his neighbors learned the skills by helping each other build their homes.

  • Senior Reporter

    Paola González sells flower bouquets and arrangements at a small stand in the mall in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. Vendors like González are taking advantage of foot traffic at the mall since COVID-19 restrictions have eased.

  • Reporter

    Delfina Álvarez Moreno, center, a delegate from the Reforma neighborhood in Tlapa de Comonfort participates in a pre-Hispanic ritual in San Miguel el Progreso, Malinaltepec, Guerrero, Mexico. Community leaders surround Álvarez at the event, titled “Women Community Leaders in the Exercising of Our Rights.”

  • Reporter

    From left, Oldia Louis, Jovany Gerard and Petherson Fleurant, members of the Haitian National Theater dance group, perform during the inauguration of a cultural center in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Gerard says that choreography and performances can motivate young people to participate in cultural activities.

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