(AFP / Gabriel Bouys)

About

Welcome to the AFP Correspondent blog, taking readers behind the scenes at the global news agency Agence France-Presse. Correspondent was set up in April 2012 to give the public a glimpse inside the 24-hour operations of the world's third-largest news agency, whose 1,500 text, video and photo journalists span the globe in a vast, multilingual network. This is where they share their stories.