I had the pleasure to see the work I did on assignment for The Wall Street Journal screened during the professional week of the International Festival of Photojournalism Visa pour l'Image 2019 (France). In Novembre 2018. I followed two migrant caravans on the Guatemala-Mexico borders.
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Published on The Globe and Mail
On assignment for The Wall Street Journal between Oct. 30 - Nov 04, 2018 at the Guatemala-Mexico border to follow the migrant caravans.
On August 21-22, 2018, I followed with Marie Delcas Venezuelan migrants at the border between Colombia and Ecuador.
The online story: https://www.lemonde.fr/ameriques/article/2018/08/24/a-la-frontiere-colombo-equatorienne-le-desarroi-des-migrants-venezueliens_5345605_3222.html
And here the online portfolio I did during the assignment: https://www.lemonde.fr/ameriques/portfolio/2018/08/24/le-desarroi-des-migrants-venezueliens-a-la-frontiere-colombo-equatorienne_5345748_3222.html
In El Salvador, there are women going to jail after having a miscarriage, charged for homicide and convicted for 30 years.
The abortion penalization is absolute and there are total confusion and suspicion that most of the time turned against women with humble origins. Women can't have abortion including when pregnancy is a real danger for their life, including when the pregnancy is a consequence of a rape, including when the girl is only 12…
Teodora is one of these women. She called the emergency when she felt she was about to give birth… They didn't arrived on time, she fainted, didn't realized she lost her baby, and when the medical service came to her, it was to report to the police. In December, her sentence, 30 years imprisonment, was confirmed…
Please have a look to the special feature of Chronique d'Amnesty International, November 2017, with my pictures in El Salvador and a sensitive text by Anne Proenza.
The IWMF supported the first steps of this reportage as part of its Adelante Latin America Reporting Initiative.
A special issue about Colombia and the enforced disappearances with Anne Proenza. Ten pages more the cover.
Anne gives us an investigation about the complex way to find the missing people for their families. We were in Medellín, where the paramilitary groups had spread a policy of terror in districts like Comuna 13.
If the Colombian Center for Historical Memory talks about 60,630 documented cases of disappeared in the country between 1970 and 2015, the amount could be much more impressive, according to distinct sources. In a Colombia searching the way to peace, establish the truth about missing people is a requirement which however will need a lot of time.
Colombia on the new issue of Inteernazionale, the Jon Lee Anderson's piece from The New Yorker.
- May 10, 2015, South Caquetá department. Federico Montes, a FARC commander, is on his way to the camp through part of the rainforest recently burnt by peasants to clear space for a pastureland.
- December 2016, Yari Llanos. Portrait of Carlos Antonio Lozada, high FARC commander and negotiator for the guerrilla in La Habana the last 4 years.
My latest publication, on The New Yorker, a portait of Carlos Antonio Lozada, FARC commander, with a piece by the great Jon Lee Anderson.
The picture is part of my series "From the shadows to the light"… coming soon!
On assignement, for the March 2017 publishing of Causette, a portrait of Florence Thomas, a Franco-Colombian and influent feminist in Colombia
The faces of Colombia… On my way to Yopal to begin a new project for Bastamag, well, landscapes of Colombia will never stop to fascinate me.