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Tomas Ayuso Photographs Josefina, Fleeing Toward an Uncertain Future

By David Schonauer   Friday January 26, 2018

Tomas Ayuso met Josefina on the road. Ayuso is a photojournalist from Honduras who specializes in covering migration issues, and his portrait of Josefina, a transgender Honduran displaced in Mexico, was selected as a winner of the Latin American Fotografia 6 competition. Josefina had escaped a wretched past and was waiting to receive her asylum papers in southern Mexico, living openly as a woman ...   Read the full Story >>

Roberto Guerra Covers the Barcelona Soccer Team -- in Ecuador

By David Schonauer   Friday January 5, 2018

It's the most famous soccer team in the nation. But it's not the one in Spain. The Barcelona Sporting Club of Ecuador was founded some 90 years ago in Guayaquil, the country's largest city, by Catalans. And within Ecuador, its fortunes resonate mightily. In 2016, The New York Times profiled the team and turned to Los Angeles-based photographer Roberto "Bear" Guerra ...   Read the full Story >>

Dispatches from Latin America