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Photographer Rodrigo Abd

A masked man throws a stone towards riot policemen during a protest by people demanding better public services and against the money spent on the World Cup soccer tournament in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Thursday, June 12, 2014. Brazilian police clashed with anti-World Cup protesters trying to block part of the main highway leading to the stadium that hosts the opening match of the tournament. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)

Photographer Rodrigo Abd

Yahoo NewsJune 14, 2014

AP Photographer and 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner for Breaking News Photography Rodrigo Abd. Rodrigo Abd is a Pulitzer Prize winning photographer and was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on October 27, 1976.

His career began as a staff photographer at the La Razón and La Nación newspapers in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 1999 to 2003.

Since 2003 he has been the staff photographer for the Associated Press based in Guatemala, with the exception of 2006, when he was based in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Rodrigo has worked on AP special assignments covering the political turmoil in Bolivia in 2003 and Haiti in 2004.

He also covered Venezuela's presidential elections in 2007, and the Haitian earthquake in 2010. In 2010, he has twice been embedded with US troops in the Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

In 2011 he covered the political conflict in Libya. In 2012 he covered the Syrian armed conflict. Currently based in Lima, Peru.

Abd, along with fellow AP photographers, Manu Brabo, Narciso Contreras, Khalil Hamra and Muhammed Muheisen, were awarded the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photograph for his gripping work covering the Syrian civil war. (Associated Press)

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