Sebastian Castaneda was born in Lima in 1970. He graduated from law school at the University of Lima in 1999, and since 2002, is dedicated to photography. Working as a photojournalist in El Comercio to 2014. Sebastian has done assignments throughout Latin America as well as in Canada, USA In the Middle East it has covered Syria, Lebanon, Turkey and Iraq. Currently working with news agencies AFP, AP, EFE and Turkish Anadolu Agency. The main stories are covering the war in Iraq in 2014, the Syrian armed conflict in 2013, Lebanon in 2013, the 2012 elections in Venezuela, Hugo Chavez's funeral in 2013, the Dakar Rally in their editions 2012 and 2013, the 2007 earthquake in Peru, the earthquake in Chile in 2010, the earthquake in Ecuador in 2016, Voodoo ceremonies in Haiti in 2010 and 2011, Occupy Wall Street in New York in 2011, terrorism in Peru. The procession of San Lazaro and the social situation in Cuba,  the pilgrimage of the Lord Cautivo de Ayabaca in Peru.

2010 Walter Astrada - Dominican Republic
2013 Moses Saman- Magnum Workshop - Canada
2014 Foundry Photojournalism Workshop - Adriana Zehbrauskas- Antigua, Guatemala
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