Achievements

Refugee crisis in Europe

Refugee crisis in Europe

Doing the refugee route from Turkey to Germany with a group of Syrian during 10 days by crossing five borders with them. / Greece, Macedonia, Serbia, Hungary, Austria, Germany. September 2015

ELN guerrilla

ELN guerrilla

The negotiations between government and the last Colombian guerrilla, ELN, were stopped many times and the success is still far away. The armed group is involved in drug trafficking and other illegal activities.

Fight Club Barcelona

Fight Club Barcelona

In the periphery of Barcelona, many marginal youngsters fight against themselves for money. The combats take place in a lorry container or in a cage. / Barcelona, July-September 2013

Venezuelan exodus

Venezuelan exodus

Thousands of hundreds of Venezuelan people are fleeing from the crisis in their country and crossing the Colombian border. In Cúcuta they live in poor conditions.

Last FARC camp

Last FARC camp

The ceasefire of recent months has given breathing space to the 35 members of the central unit of the Magdalena Media Bloc in the jungle of central Colombia, a unit that, until not so long ago, spent its life fleeing bombardment.

Kurdish refugees from Kobane

Kurdish refugees from Kobane

Due to the ISIS attacks in the region of Rojava (Syria), around 200.000 kurdish flee to Turkey. In Suruç, a city near the border, the refugees live in camps with lack of sanitation, food and medicine. Suruç becomes the symbol of the Kurdish resistance. / Suruç, Turkey. 19-22nd October 2014

Indigenous Embera

Indigenous Embera

Hundreds of indigenous Embera displaced by the conflict are living in poor conditions in Bogotá.

The troubles of integration

The troubles of integration

Roma communities in Greece are more integrated than others: give a value to having formation and women enjoy better rights. Premature marriage and the tribal power structures complicate an equal social inclusion. / Volos, Greece. 1-4th October 2014

Violence in Honduras

Violence in Honduras

Honduras is one of the most violent countries. Patrol police on the dangerous neighbourhoods in Tegucigalpa and ex-pandilleros.

Attack in Kumanovo

Attack in Kumanovo

Sporadic gunfire could be heard in Kumanovo, an ethnic Albanian suburb of northern Macedonia on 9th May, after a day-long gun battle between police and an 'armed group' killed six policemen and wounded about 30. The neighbours come back to their destroyed houses. / Kumanovo, Macedonia, 16th May 2015

The phantoms of Patras

The phantoms of Patras

One of the 50 Afghani, living in abandoned factories in front of Patras' port, said that they cannot sleep because of ghosts inside the building. Their other concerns are the Police and the rats. The youngsters dream of going under the trucks that depart to Italy. / Patras, Greece, 7th December 2014

The discrimined Europeans

The discrimined Europeans

Roma people are one of the poorest and discriminated minorities in Europe. Their nomadic habits and strong traditions make more difficult their integration. Images took during the course 'Human Rights-Roma Rights'. / Sfantu Gheorghe, Romania. 28th June - 5th July 2014

Spanish protests

Spanish protests

News images about the social crises and the population response in the street against the politics and financial system. / Barcelona, February-June 2013

Favela's silence

Favela's silence

After the Government’s efforts to get the pacification of the favelas, these communities are in process of building houses. Nevertheless, the inhabitants live in fear of new violence after the world sports meet. / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 2012

A home in mud

A home in mud

Many families live in poorest conditions on the periphery of big cities in Brazil. In this case, the inhabitants of the community were cheated by the landowner and are surviving without potable water system and electricity. / Goiânia, Brazil, April 2012

Calunga isolation

Calunga isolation

The Calunga are a Brazilian community of ancient slaves, who lives isolated on mountains. Their way of life is still rudimentary and they lack basic resources. / Cavalcante, Goiás, Brazil, April 2012

Bosnia, forgotten

Bosnia, forgotten

Eighteen years after the war, which was motivated for ethnic differences, the Bosnian society continue divided and forgotten by the international community, which makes the progress impossible. / Bosnia & Herzegovina, August 2011

Bolivian ethnicity

Bolivian ethnicity

Santa Cruz de la Sierra, the East-Bolivian capital, lives in constant tension because of the ethnicity disputes between cambas and collas. The collas, migrants of the West who have an indigenous origin, arrive with the aim to have a better life, but mostly end up living in marginality. / Bolivia, November 2012

Xavante's ritual

Xavante's ritual

Images of the anthropological project Aldeia Digital, which documented the Xavante’s ritual of initiation. Teenagers of these indigenous villages celebrate physical and spiritual preparation during a period of almost four months. / São Marcos, Mato Grosso, Brazil, July 2012

Alternative Summit

Alternative Summit

News images of the Cúpula dos Povos, summit which was organized in parallel to the official UN Summit Rio+20. The alternative meeting created relations between diverse social movements of South America. / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 2012

Rio+20

Rio+20

News images of the United Nations’ Summit Rio+20, that discussed the environmental and development issues. Nevertheless, the summit ended without providing solutions. / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 2012

Brazil claimed

Brazil claimed

Brazilian’s protests against the corruption, for education rights, farmers’ conditions and equality of women. / Goiânia, Brazil, February-June 2012

Perú

Perú

Daily Life of the Peru small cities in the Pacific coast and in the Andes, affected by the activities of large industries. / Peru, December 2012

Chile

Chile

Daily Life in the Chilean big cities and the issues of fishermen because of the presence of enormous mineral companies. / Chile, December 2012

Argentina

Argentina

Daily Life in the provincial Argentinean people, who often still have a rural way of subsistence and costumes. / Argentina, January 2013

Violence, Human Rights, Politics and Migration, following the Central American Caravan. Exclusive interview with a Mexican secret agent and Evo Morales. Features in six border points and other 10 states. Award 'Género y Justicia' 2019 for the reportage Reporters at risk (eldiario.es).

August 2018 - currently

Peace process. Features on six Farc and ELN camps. Exclusive interview with Tanja Nijmeijer, Dutch guerrilla member. Reportages about victims, ex-combatants and field investigations.

February 2016 - July 2018

Venezuela elections. End of Chavism supremacy and political turmoil. Exclusive interviews with Ramos Allup and at Lilian Tintori home. Investigation about the largest urban mass grave.

December 2015 - currently.

 

Breaking news and features in Honduras, Nicaragua, Bolivia, Brazil, Perú, Cuba, Ecuador and Panamá. Social issues about violence, poverty, Politics and Human Rights.

February 2016 - currently.

Coverage of one-month Rio 2016 Olympic Games for the national Spanish TV channel CUATRO. Broadcasting of a feature per day. 

August 2016.

Migrants crisis in Europe. Works in several Greek islands and refugee route through Turkey, Macedonia, Serbia, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Austria and Germany.  

April - November 2015. 

 

Far-left Syriza rise. Greek debt crisis. Social issues. Political and Economical analysis. Works in Athens for Spanish TV and newspaper.

December 2014 - November 2015.

 

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Journalist based in México as correspondent for the international TV, Deutsche Welle, while covering Latin America from eight countries, several times in Venezuela. Before living in Colombia and Greece working on the debt crisis and refugee wave for Spanish TVs and newspapers. Writing and Broadcasting for his own. He lived also in Germany and Brazil and speaks six languages. Studies on Journalism in UAB, Barcelona. Internship in EL PAÍS. Recognized as Best Young Spanish Journalist and awards for the written features 'The Colombian town that adopts corpses', 'La Peste, where bodies are hidden in Venezuela' and 'Reporters at risk (Mexico)'. Author of the books Syriza, la gran esperanza rota (UOC, 2016) and Crónica de una paz incierta. Colombia sobrevive (Círculo de Tiza, 2018).

Books

Feature of an uncertain peace. Colombia survives, 22 stories on the field to portray the most important facts of the half century conflict in Colombia. June 2018. Editorial: Círculo de Tiza

Syriza, the great broken hope, about the rise of Syriza to the power and the Greek crisis. April 2016, Reportatges 360º, Editorial UOC, Barcelona

TV reporter for the international German channel Deutsche Welle and the Spanish channels Cuatro and Telecinco. Coverage of the Greek debt crisis, refugee wave in Europe, Venezuela, Colombia and main events in nine Latin American countries.

June 2015 - currently

Best Young Journalist
Book: Colombian conflict
Award Género y Justicia (Mexico)
Evo Morales Interview
Correspondent DW international
Award Venezuela feature
Syrian border
Award for 'Missed people' feature
Works in EL PAÍS
Book: Greek crisis
Honduras violence
TV award for Refugees coverage
Refugee route
Coverage Olympic Games
Venezuela main interviews
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