The 2003 Pulitzer Prize Winners

International Reporting

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For a distinguished example of reporting on international affairs, including United Nations correspondence, Seven thousand five hundred dollars ($7,500).

Awarded to Kevin Sullivan and Mary Jordan of The Washington Post for their exposure of horrific conditions in Mexico's criminal justice system and how they affect the daily lives of people.


Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger (left) presents Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan with the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: Alix M. Freedman and Steve Stecklow of The Wall Street Journal for their remarkable reports revealing little-known ways that Saddam Hussein profited from the United Nations sanctions meant to punish him, and R.C. Longworth of the Chicago Tribune for "A Fraying Alliance," his perceptive series on emerging tensions between the United States and Europe.