The jury of the XXIII edition of The New Word Journalism Competition, consisting of Delia López Campistrous, Daniel Céspedes Góngora, Antonio López Sánchez and Francesco Meliciani, under the advice of Marist Brother Jesús Domingo Bayo Mayor, unanimously agrees to award the following awards in the genre of article:
- By the successful handling of historical data, which is based on a successful research that manages to capture identity and personal closeness with the subject, and by the use of the resources of writing to overcome mere historical enumeration and bring life and warmth to the story, award the First Prize to Four Centuries of Catholic Architecture in Ten of October , by Deney Terry Lorenzo.
For the correct use of research results for the sake of a text highlighting personal identity and closeness to the sites and events that star in the work, the Second Prize for Faith and Resilience is awarded in a Habanera parish: Santa Ana de Campo Florido, by Lázaro Lanier López Llerena.
By the interesting approach of the ins and outs of a Catholic history in premises popularly associated with Afro-Cuban syncetic religions, by the apt projection of the historical circumstances that the work addresses, the importance of which reaffirms and at the same time overscames the geographical framework of the facts, the Third Prize is awarded to the ecclesiastical enclosures of Guanabacoa: a heritage and spiritual wealth of Havana: a heritage and spiritual wealth of Havana , by Marivel Hernández Suárez.The following awards were awarded in the Photography genre:
- For the integration between modernity and tradition, the compositional quality, the processing and perspective of the image, First Prize for Reflection of History, by Adriana Teresita Nadal Estrada.
For the photographic and conceptual quality, the message implicit in the gesture of the characters captured and the unusual perspective of the image, Second Prize for Diptych: Unbeatable and Never It Is Late, by Javier Eduardo Vázquez Romero.
For the use of the backlight to highlight architecture and iconic monuments of the city and its surroundings, as well as for the monumentality achieved in the composition, the Third Prize for triptych is awarded: Cerquitica de las personas, Las dos torres and Cuidando la ciudad, by Julio César Delgado.For the purposes of this, the present is signed by the members of the jury:
Daniel Céspedes Góngora
Antonio López Sánchez
Delia López Campistrous