Photographing the Patrulleros – the violent vigilantes of Guatemala

By Donatella Montrone

“Photojournalism allows me to get close to events on the ground, so that I may better understand them as they unfold,” says photojournalist Daniele Volpe, who left his birthplace of Priverno, a small town in Latina, south of Rome, and made his home in Guatemala. “This kind of intimacy allows me to share my reportage and maybe draw the viewers in, making them feel closer to the subjects.”

Volpe, now 34, started his career as a news photographer but soon felt unfulfilled. “There’s often little continuity in covering news, because news itself doesn’t always allow for follow-ups,” he explains. “As a …read more

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