1992 Photo Contest, Daily Life, 1st prize

Ivo Saglietti


01 January, 1991

The name of Ayacucho ('place of death' in the local language) has proved prophetic: more than a decade of war between Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path) guerrillas and the police has claimed some 20,000 lives. The cholera epidemic has aggravated Peru's economic and political crises.

About the photographer

Ivo Saglietti

Ivo Saglietti started out working as a documentary filmmaker, leaving the movie business in 1978 for photography and working with Sipa Press Agency. His photographic essays and r...

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