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Julia Preston is a journalist for The New York Times. She won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for reporting on international affairs, for its series that profiled the corrosive effects of drug corruption in Mexico. Before that, she worked nine years as a foreign correspondent for the Washington Post. She is a 1997 recipient of the Maria Moors Cabot Prize for distinguished coverage of Latin America and a 1994 winner of the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Humanitarian Journalism. Moreover, she was named deputy investigations editor in March 2003. She has also worked as a United Nations Bureau Chief and, prior to that, an editor on the Foreign Desk in New York.
“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.” Isaac Newton