Venezuela, Coro, 4 May 2017.
In Coro visiting smugglers. Both cheap petrol, food and people are flocking in and smuggled out of the country. Just after this picture we were stopped by two with weapon drawn 'policemen'
Venezuela San Cristóbal, 19 April 2017.
Due to the extremely cheap petrol prices near
the border areas of Venezuela, masses of gasoline get smuggled
to Colombia. In this area controlled by FARC mostly children empty gas stations. In not
more than 5 hours.
Yasim stands next to the broken rubber boat with in the background the Greek island of Chios . A trip of about an hour.
Yasim walks towards the place from where they hope to leave during the night.
Two refugees hang a canvas for the opening of one of the buildings to keep out the cold.
Portrait of one of the children in the departure area.
Man is gathering firewood to make fire to warm each other during the cold nights.
Boy is gathering firewood for heating in order to ensure the night to be warm.
Broken Iranian passport is seen near the beach where the refugees hope to catch the boat.
Group of refugees rest in one of the under construction buildings / apartments.
A familly is waiting at the departure area.
The rubber boat that was carrying 45 people has gone leak during the trip the people had to return.
Clothes are drying after the boat had capsized with carrying 45.