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By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The World Press Photo awards is the most prestigious recognition of press photography, and from May 21st until June 23rd the winning images are on display in Rio de Janeiro at Caixa Cultural in Centro. Along with the exhibition of winning photos, Felipe Dana, a Carioca photographer, received an honorary mention.

This year 154 photos won a prize from 54 photographers of 32 different nationalities, which are all on exhibit. These were selected from 5,666 photographers in 124 countries who entered 103,481 photos to the contest.

This year’s . . .

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