Venezuela – A nation goes dark

Since the 7th of March 2019, various nationwide blackouts sent Venezuela back into the Stone Age. The first blackout took me and the country by surprise. For almost a week, I was completely disconnected from the outside world, without electricity, water, internet and phone. A photo diary published by the Swiss magazine NZZ am Sonntag.

Venezuela – Day one in Colombia

Venezuela – Day one in Colombia

I met the Venezuelan migrant Miguel Torres and his family on their first day after having arrived in Cúcuta, Colombia. A month later, I visited his grandmother in Caracas. This is a photo essay in construction about Venezuelans who left their home country and about their loved ones who stayed behind and are trying desperately to survive.