Laura Rodriguez Castro

crime

3 of the World’s Deadliest Serial Killers Come From the Same Place: Why?

We look at the case of Luis Garavito, the world's most prolific serial killer, to understand how Colombia creates such monsters.
Julian Morgans
Laura Rodriguez Castro
8.21.20
Rural Week NZ

Photos of Growing Up Wild and Free in Rural New Zealand

Without formal education, the paddocks, bush and beach become classrooms.
Laura Rodriguez Castro
5.31.17
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This Birth Photographer Is Fighting Social Media Censorship

Birth photographer and doula Angela Gallo thinks that the way images of birth are banned from some sites reflects larger problems with how people discuss birth.
Laura Rodriguez Castro
Angela Gallo
3.14.16
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The Dangerous Lives of Colombian Mangrove Clam Collectors

Because of the agility required, many of the collectors are children.
Laura Rodriguez Castro
Jonas Wresch
7.6.15
Stuff

Hanging Out with Helpful Stoners at Australia's MardiGrass Festival

The Polite Force helps control traffic, block roads for parades, and make sure people don't get too freaked out by the real cops when they're too stoned to function.
Laura Rodriguez Castro
5.5.15
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​Jodi Bieber's Startling Photos of Everyday Life in South Africa

From murderers to ordinary women, the photographer captures people at their most vulnerable.
Laura Rodriguez Castro
12.15.14
Stuff

Venezuelans are Smuggling Petrol Into Colombia

Fuel in Colombia costs twice what it does in Venezuela. This has created a booming black market.
Laura Rodriguez Castro
11.6.14
News

We Checked In With Bogota's Hunger Striking Matadors

A court ruling has overturned city's 2 year old bullfighting ban, but these guys will believe it when they see it.
Laura Rodriguez Castro
9.4.14
COLOMBIA

The Radioactive Chickens of Ubaté, Colombia

To a non-Colombian, it can sometimes be hard to figure out what part of the animal you’re eating. But the bright yellow chickens served in Ubaté—cooked whole with their unlaid eggs still inside—are particularly tasty, if unsettling.
Laura Rodriguez Castro
8.25.14
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Photographing the Young Warriors of Smokey Mountain

In the Smokey Mountain community located in Tondo, people make a living through the production of charcoal. Half of the people working there are under the age of 17.
Laura Rodriguez Castro
7.30.14
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Katy Strange Photographed Everyone Who Slept in Her Bed for Two Years

Katy Strange is a Dutch art student who shares her bed with lovers and friends. Over two years in a share-house in Amsterdam, she slept beside fifteen people, and photographed the experience.
Laura Rodriguez Castro
7.28.14
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Photographing the Horse Riding Nike Wearing Tough Kids of Dublin

Dublin housing estate kids raise horses in car parks and ride them in Nikes.
Laura Rodriguez Castro
7.10.14
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