Edu PONCES

    Barcelone, ES
    Edu Ponces est né à Barcelone en 1980 et a étudie la photographie et la photojournalisme à l'Institut d’Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya. Il réalise l'essentiel de son parcours professionnel en Amérique latine, comme rédacteur photo d'Elfaro.net au Salvador et collabore avec plusieurs titres internationaux tels que El Pais, El Mundo, CNN en espagnol ou le Miami Herald.

    Son travail de reportage, largement primé, se concentre principalement sur les thèmes des flux migratoires et de la violence sociale. Edu Ponces fait partie des fondateurs du collectif RUIDO, basé à Barcelone, où il vit et travaille.
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      slideshow contactsheet World's Most Violent City Edu Ponces / RUIDO Photo

      San Pedro Sula is, since 2011, the most violent city of the world, with a rate that reaches 169 homicides per 100.000 inhabitants. The three years before, San Pedro was only overtaken by Ciudad Juarez, the icon of México's drugs war. This reportage is a route on the so called...



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      slideshow contactsheet Honduras Emergency Room Edu Ponces / RUIDO Photo

      For the second consecutive year Honduras is the country with the highest murder rate in the world with a rate of 86 murders per 100,000 inhabitants in 2013. Organised crime, gangs, a corrupt police and a deep political crisis are among the factors that have created this...



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      slideshow contactsheet En El Camino Edu Ponces and Toni Arnau / RUIDO Photo

      Every year, about 500,000 undocumented Central Americans cross Mexico to reach the United States, according to the National Institute of Migration of Mexico. That figure, which speaks about the crowd that make up such pilgrimage, is the least scandalous one amid this humanitarian...



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      slideshow contactsheet Hate victims in Honduras Edu Ponces / RUIDO Photo

      The LGBT population of Honduras, especially transvestites and transsexuals are common victims of violence in a country that is presently the nation with the highest rate of homicides worldwide. In 2011 President Barack Obama publicly called on the Honduran government to put a...



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      slideshow contactsheet Sala Negra Pau Coll and Edu Ponces / RUIDO Photo

      The three most violent countries in Central America; Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, have an average homicide rate of 55 per 100 000 inhabitants, five times higher than the level which the World Health Organisation considers as pandemic. La Sala Negra is group project of...



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      slideshow contactsheet Palm Tree Revolution Edu Ponces / RUIDO Photo

      In the Aguán Valley, northwest of Tegucigalpa (Honduras) extremely poor but armed and organized farmers, confront the organized and armed guards of the landowners in a struggle to control the oil palm plantation, a palm tree maze which extends across the whole width of the...