Guillermo Galdos is our Latin America Correspondent for Channel 4 News based in Lima, Peru.
He is a producer and cameraman as well, and has spent the last ten years making documentaries and producing exclusive news stories from Latin and South America for a range of international broadcasters including Channel 4 News. He has covered human rights abuses, the drug trade, immigration and exposed police corruption and the human trafficking industry.
His exclusive story in 2009 for Channel 4 News about a woman who escaped the clutches of a brutal Mexican gang (reported by Nick Martin) won the Foreign Press Association award that year.
His documentaries have been shown at film festivals across the world and in 2006 a three part series he produced for Channel 4, Cocaine, was nominated for a Bafta.
It had almost been 6 years since I was last in Cuba. I had been told by colleagues and friends that things had been changing.
Gomez was head of the Knights Templar cartel, which rules Mexico’s wild west with an iron fist – and Channel 4 News obtained the last interview with him before his arrest.
The killing of a beauty queen in Honduras in 2014 shed light on a country where drugs violence, criminal impunity and machismo have created a culture where females are murdered as a matter of course.
The deaths of 43 students, handed over to a Mexican cartel by the police, has led to dramatic protests across the country. And families of another 25,000 missing also want answers.
The disappearance of 43 students in Mexico sparks a wave of violent clashes against the government and its brutal cartels. Guillermo Galdos travels to the country as Mexicans begin to demand answers.
Edwin Chota was one of four friends who died trying to protect the land in one remote area of Peru from illegal loggers. Now his people also fear for their lives.
The barrios of Medellin are controlled by criminals and are full of prostitutes, with virgins commanding the highest prices. Guillermo Galdos meets one woman who fears for her daughter’s future.
While the US and UK stand by Israel over its military offensive in Gaza, governments across Latin America have moved to cut their links.
Thousands of Central American children are entering the US illegally. As Guillermo Galdos explains, many are fleeing the violence and terror of drug gangs who rule the roost back home.
In Brazil’s lawless north, the fight for land and natural resources has killed 448 people since 2002. Guillermo Galdos reports from Para state, one of the most dangerous places in the Amazon basin.
The “people’s camp” is a maze of plastic sheeting with no electricity or running water, just 1.5 miles from the citys World Cup stadium.
The first time I came to Sao Paulo over a decade ago, I was struck by the cost of living in comparison to the rest of the region.
Peru may not be appearing in this year’s World Cup, but that did not stop our Latin American Reporter Guillermo Galdos, a Peruvian, from getting involved with a football in Sao Paulo.
It seems everyone in Rio was celebrating Brazil’s victory. Guillermo Galdos watches the match in one of Rio’s many favelas – a world apart from the glitz and glamour of Fifa’s World Cup.
Guillermo Galdos is named Journalist of the Year at the One World Media Awards after he tracked down and interviewed “La Tuta” – the drug lord of one of Mexico’s most feared cartels.