Fighters from the Free Syrian Army in Sakba, on the outskirts of Damascus, Jan. 27, 2012. Tomás Munita, Chile – First place, "News (series)."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Tomás Munita / For the New York TimesLink
Valerio Bispuri, Italy/Argentina. This image is part of a story that won first place in the category "Living With Drugs in Latin America."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Valerio BispuriLink
Medics unsuccessfully attempt to keep a rebel fighter alive after he was shot during a street battle against loyalists to Moammar Kadafi for the city of Sirte, Libya, on Oct. 13, 2011. Mauricio Lima, Brazil – Second place, "Photographer of the Year."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mauricio Lima / For the New York TimesLink
A security team guards a Mexican family from an adjacent car. As a result of Mexico's increasing violence, many of the country's elite are taking protection into their own hands by hiring private security. Janet Jarmin, United States/Mexico – First place, "Nuestra Mirada, the Middle Class."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Janet Jarman / Published in the New York TimesLink
Enrique Rashide Serrato Frias, Mexico – First place, "Between the real and Imaginary."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Enrique Rashide Serrato FriasLink
Aspiring boxers train at a gymnasium under the Alcantara Machado viaduct in the Mooca neighborhood of Sao Paulo, March 28, 2011. Nacho Doce, Spain – First place, "Sports (series)."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Nacho DoceLink
Fermin Peña attempts to repair a broken pipe underwater in Caracas, Venezuela, Sept. 26, 2012. Rodrigo Abd, Argentina – Second place, "Daily Life (single)."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Rodrigo Abd / Associated PressLink
Edison Caballero, Mexico – First place, "Everyday Life (series)."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Edson CaballeroLink
Members of Mexico's synchronized swimming team practice at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, October 19, 2011. Jorge Silva, Mexico – First place, "Sports (individual)."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jorge Silva / ReutersLink
Sub Cooperativa de Fotógrafos, Argentina – Second place, "Nuestra Mirada, the Middle Class."
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Sub Cooperativa de FotógrafosLink
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