Wilfredo Riera (1982-2019)

Location: Caracas
Nationality: Venezuelan
Biography:       Wilfredo Riera is a freelance photographer from Venezuela. He joined the documentary and photojournalism one year program at The International Center of Photography in New York in 2013.  His work has been published... read on

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Washington Post Front Page

By Wilfredo Riera — This story is on the front page of the Washington Post Blackouts, hyperinflation, hunger: Maduro faces..

Maduro faces reelection as Venezuela deteriorates

By Wilfredo Riera — My lastest story for Washington Post. My country is facing the worst crisis in its history under a regime..

How Venezuela is Collapsed and Empty

By Wilfredo Riera — My lastest strory for the WSJ about how a once vibrant city has fallen into decay and depression amid..

Venezuela's Oil Industry Collapsed

By Wilfredo Riera — “I haven’t eaten meat for two months,” he said. “The last time I did, I spent my whole week’s salary on a..

Venzuela's Presidential Election

By Wilfredo Riera — I've been documenting for Bloomberg News part of the presidential race in Venezuela. We went in a day tour..

Bloomberg’s Week in Pictures

By Wilfredo Riera — One of my images selected for this week in Bloomberg News. Now Venezuela is in the middle of a race for the..

Hungry Venezuelan Oil Workers Are Collapsing

By Wilfredo Riera — Here part of my last story for Bloomberg News Hungry Venezuelan Workers Are Collapsing On the Job “It’s a..

Bloomberg's 100 Best Photos of 2017

By Wilfredo Riera — I am pleased to share with you the Bloomberg's 100 Best Photos of 2017. I am part of this feature with two..

The Political Year in Photos

By Wilfredo Riera — I am glad to be part of this selection in this shaked year in my country The Political Year in Photos From..

Venezuela: A different view of a slum

By Wilfredo Riera — "Aquí se baila, se ríe y se hace el amor": la ruta turística que pretende acabar con la imagen de violencia..

One of my images in The Washington Post via Bloomberg News

By Wilfredo Riera — Venezuela’s democracy is fake, but the government’s latest election win was real..

My collaboration with Bloomberg News

By Wilfredo Riera — Maduro Regime Acts as ‘Authoritarian Dictatorship,’ U.S. Says..
News Spotlight

On the Wall Street Journal

By Wilfredo Riera — How One Venezuelan Rum Exporter Stays Afloat Amid Nation’s Crisis To get bottles to the port, distiller..
Awards News Spotlight

Featuring on TIME: State of Ruin: Tales from Venezuela's Collapse

By Wilfredo Riera — Venezuelan photographers who have watched their society crumble reflect on the images that have moved them..

Hardship and political theatre: The crisis in Venezuela

By Wilfredo Riera —  I would like to share my work with you about the situation in my country. Part of my project..

Photos of the Week 20-24 March 2017 Bloomberg

By Wilfredo Riera — Photos of the week in Bloomberg East Europe. One of my images is there! ..

One of my last assignments with Bloomberg

By Wilfredo Riera — Venezuela's Fuel Shortage Is Getting Worse..

Wall Street Journal Photos of the Day

By Wilfredo Riera — I am happy and honored. One of my image photographed while on assigment for Bloomberg Business covering..

Bloomberg featured

By Wilfredo Riera — I am glad to share that yesterday Bloomberg Bussines featured three of the images belonging to a reportage..
Awards News

I am happy to see my project Future Star featured today by LensCulture. Many thanks!

By Wilfredo Riera — https://www.lensculture.com/articles/wil-riera-venezuela-future-star
Awards News

Latin America Fotografía 5

By Wilfredo Riera — I am glad because part of my essay Venezuela's No Bread and Circus was seleted to be part of the Latin..
News Workshops

Eddie Addams Workshop Class of XXIX

By Wilfredo Riera — Hi folks,  I am glad to let you know I'll be attending the Eddie Addams Workshop Class of XXIX. Oct..
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