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Global Press Journal reporters document what unites us.

  • Reporter

    Evelyn Nakabuye weaves strips of T-shirts into a carpet in Sonde, Mukono, Uganda. Nakabuye, who studied handweaving at university, incorporates kitenge, or African fabrics, and recycled cotton into her designs.

  • Reporter

    A cicada exoskeleton remains on a tree branch in San Gabriel Chilac, Puebla, Mexico. Depending on the species, cicadas can live from two to 17 years underground before emerging as adults.

  • Senior Reporter

    Ignatius Mwansa paints a molded elephant in Lusaka, Zambia. Mwansa, who has operated his business for five years, says, “I was unemployed for over three years, and I realized I have a talent that I could use to survive. So far, this has helped me look after my family.”

  • Senior Reporter

    Pachawo Mudiwi holds a winnowing basket, which removes chaff from millet, in Bikita, Masvingo, Zimbabwe. Mudiwi takes advantage of a windy day to prepare the family’s harvest for storage.

  • Reporter

    Arumugam Tharumaraja makes small earthenware lamps in Thirunelvely, Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Tharumaraja says exporting his pottery has been limited due to COVID-19, so he has started making lamps for a lights festival in November.

  • Senior Reporter

    Farai Mabiza wears a Spiderman costume to attract customers to toy merchandise displayed on his car in Harare, Zimbabwe. Mabiza says his business has not been lucrative during the coronavirus pandemic since toys are a luxury for some.

  • Reporter

    Nsubuga Julius repairs a gate at a home in Nansana, Uganda. People have been advised to stay home during coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

  • Senior Reporter

    Police check citizens for identification to enforce nonessential-movement restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic in Chabahil, Kathmandu, Nepal.

  • Reporter

    From left, Uzziel Márquez, Rodrigo Cárdenas, Cristian Rodríguez and Roberto Rivero pull a fiber optic telecommunications cable in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. “This is the first day we’ve started to work since last year. I had to close my business,” Márquez says. “There was no work, and everything was suspended.”

  • Reporter

    Baljinnyam Erdenechuluun, 12, and Temuulen Khash-Erdene, 14, ride bikes on training rollers in Dalanzadgad, Umnugovi province, Mongolia. Selected children, with permission from their parents, started training for state-level cycling races in hopes of qualifying for national races.

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