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Entries sought for 18th Latin American Documentary Photo Contest

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The 18th Latin American Documentary Photography Contest, a project of the Escuela Nacional Sindical (National Labor College) of Medellín, Colombia, is seeking competition submissions by a deadline of Tuesday, March 20.

Cash prizes of $1,300 in American dollars each will be awarded in four categories of photography, including: Women Workers, Childhood Workers, Men Workers, and Immigrant Workers. Entrants are otherwise asked to focus on the state of workers in Latin America.

Entry is open to photographers worldwide, whether they be professionals, amateurs or students.

Entrants must submit photos to the competition website. Specifics regarding submission and contest rules can be found in English, Spanish and Portuguese at the Escuela Nacional Sindical website. For more information, you may write the contest at or contest director Jairo Ruiz Sanabria at