Along border with Venezuela, Colombian guerrillas lure unemployed Indigenous youths into drug trade, extortion rackets and armed conflict.
Bram Ebus is a freelance journalist, investigator, and photographer from the Netherlands based in Bogotá, Colombia. He holds a master's degree in global criminology and has done research for think tanks and NGOs. Ebus has ample field experience in Latin America and has a strong focus on socio-environmental conflicts and crime. As a journalist, he had his work published in English, Dutch, and Spanish. His writing has appeared in the Miami Herald, The Guardian, Newsweek, and others. Since 2017, Ebus has covered mining conflicts in Venezuela for InfoAmazonia and was the lead journalist of three collaborative media investigations that have won several awards, including two Online Journalism Awards and a Gabo (Premio Gabo).