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 fifteen 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.
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.
An army and police raid on an iron ore yard in Mexico’s Lazaro Cardenas port comes just a month after a Channel 4 News report into the Knights Templar drug cartel, run by Servanza “La Tuta” Gomez.
Mexico drug trafficker Joaquin “Shorty” Guzman, who was arrested last month, is among the world’s most powerful people. Guillermo Galdos travelled to Culiacan, the city at the centre of his empire.
Our exclusive interview with the head of Mexico’s Knights Templar drug cartel went viral on YouTube. Here Guillermo Galdos explains why he risked grave danger to bring the story of “La Tuta”.
Servando “la Tuta” Gomez tells Guillermo Galdos he left teaching because it “wasn’t satisfying”. He now runs Mexico’s notorious Knights Templar drug cartel. For more, watch tonight’s Channel 4 News.
Brazil’s security forces are trying to clear Rio de Janeiro’s gang-held favelas before next year’s football World Cup. But they have a hard job on their hands, as Guillermo Galdos reports.
Global demand for Peruvian gold has led to illegal mining that has fuelled unprecedented levels of child prostitution. Filmmaker Guillermo Galdos reports for Channel 4 News.
The city of San Pedro Sula in Honduras is reported to be the most dangerous place on earth outside conflict zones – with three murders every day. Filmmaker Guillermo Galdos reports for Channel 4 News.
The Liberal Democrats plan a mass abstention on the Commons tuition fees vote, writes our Political Editor, Gary Gibbon – but it could all still fall apart.