Mar Cabra, Spain, is a multimedia investigative journalist, and a freelance data journalist and reporter with International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Cabra has worked for BBC, CNN+ and laSexta Noticias. Her work has also appeared in International Herald Tribune, Huffington Post, Le Monde, El Confidencial and El País, among others.
She was also a Fulbright Scholar at the Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. The investigative segment she co-produced for the PBS program Need to Know about overuse of psychotropic drugs in the American foster care system won the duPont-Crichton Award and was a finalist for the Investigative Reporters and Editors Student Work Award. She produced and edited the video component of an investigation into the post-earthquake trafficking of Haitian children for El Nuevo Herald and The Miami Herald.
Spain has moved from being the sixth global donor of development aid in 2009 to being the fourteenth in just four years. This story investigates these drastic reductions and reveals the consequences for developing countries.