Roberto Carlos Sánchez @rosanchezphoto is a photographer whose work focuses on photojournalism, commercial and documentary photography. Official Photographer for the Presidents of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado Quesada (2018-2022) and Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera (2014-2018). Freelance stringer - contributor for news press agencies (DPA, RUPTLY ...) His work has been featured in national and international publications and media news, also has been commissioned for human rights, environmental and...
It was an assignment for Ruptly.tv agency news, of a protest in San Jose, Costa Rica,( 2nd Sept 2018) These protests are unprecedented in the history of Costa Rica, some days ago ( 18 Sept 2018) dozens of people were arrested after a protest in downtown San José, where people expressed their opposition to Nicaraguan migrants.
The goal of the mission was to produce photographs of Nicaraguan refugees in San Jose, Costa Rica. Escaping killings, rights violations and political tensions at home, thousands are claiming asylum across the Central American nation’s southern border.
Photographer’s point of view on a documentary video-photography assignment after the hurricane Otto (Nov 2016). The President of Costa Rica Luis Guillermo Solís and the First lady Mercedes Peñas during the visit to Barra del Colorado National Wildlife Refuge, one of the remotest in Limón Province in the northeastern part of Costa Rica.
El Juego de los Diablitos Every year in Boruca and ReyCurre indigenous territories of Costa Rica the people celebrate a parade that recreates the historical battles between originary people and the threats or social issues caused for the Conqueros and currently the society and the development. Los Diablitos (the evils) fight against El Toro ( the Spanish) they use handmade mask in the faces.