International photojournalism

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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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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Italy
Italian street artists

They come from different artistic and professional backgrounds but what they all have in common is the street life passion: walls, pavements and manholes. Deserted places which they use as unique canvas for their works. These are the Italian street artists, women that have chosen an artistic path wh
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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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North Korea
Maternity utopia
What becoming a mother means under an idealistic regime

In North Korea the child death rate is between 60 and 90 per thousand, ten times higher than in Europe. Hospital have no heating in the winter, when temperatures go below - 15 and no cooling in the summer, when is over 40 degrees. Windows and doors can hardly be closed. What is worst, there are no m
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Italy
Rome, The Great Beauty

The Academy Award-Oscar 2014 won by the Italian movie "The Great Beauty" put a spotlight on a number of not-so-known attractions in Rome. So much attention led the Municipality to create a new itinerary in the footsteps of Jep Gambardella, the main character of Paolo Sorrentino's feature film. A sec
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Benin
Voudou, the oldest world religion

Voudou, which literally means 'spirit', or even more literally 'unconscious sign', is an African religion with a strongly esoteric character. Modern Voudou is the derivation of one of the most ancient religions in the world, present in Africa since the dawn of human civilisation. Some historians bel
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International photojournalism