Octavio Hoyos. Mexico City, 1974. Study journalism in the Universidad del Distrito Federal in Mexico City. Start in the photo agency Imagenlatina in the 2000. In 2003 join to the national newspaper Milenio as a staff photographer. Has been...
Focus:Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist, Street Art, Health, Politics, Entertainment, Travel, Sports, Still Life, Fashion, Fine Art, Environment, Architecture, History, Photo Assistant, Documentary, Style, Photography, Portraiture, Stock, Events, Conceptual, Culture, International News, Arts & Culture, Humanitarian, Impact, Assignments
Skills:Image Archiving, Digital Printing, Photo Assisting, Film Scanning, Photo Editing, Black & White Printing, Photojournalism, Film Processing, Film Photography
Gold gun grip with the last name "Lascano", presumably owned by the drug dealer Heriberto Lazcano, leader of the "Los Zetas" organization who died in 2012. Until the day of his death, he was considered the second most wanted drug trafficker in Mexico after Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán.
A palm tree in a long gun magazine owned by Héctor Palma Salazar, aka "El Guero Palma". Palma founded the "Pacific cartel" with Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán and Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo. Arrested on 1995, he has served his sentence between U.S.A. and Mexico; his release is expected at the end of February of 2021. It is said that he is still in prison.
Gold and diamonds grips with the acronym "ACF", belonging to the name of Amado Carrillo Fuentes, known as "El señor de los cielos" (The lord of the skies"). His nickname was for his fleet of planes with which he transported drugs. He was partner of Pablo Escobar Gaviria and leader of the Juárez cartel.
Arrests and Prosecutions, Corruption, Crime, Documentary, Drug Abuse, Drugs, Editorial, Essays, Gangs, Guns, Illegal Trafficking, Kingpin, Latin America, Mexico, Narc, Photography, Photojournalism, Politics, Prison, Traffickers, War, Weapons
Flaunt power, thought and fear. The weapons of hitmen and drug traffickers in Mexico are a reflection of their ideology and lifestyle. Death linked to impunity provided by corruption in a country in suspense where money is the basic tool of survival.