Santi Palacios is a freelance photojournalist born in Madrid, in 1985, and currently based in Barcelona.

Working mainly outside of his country, he contributes to international news agencies and media outlets such as the Associated Press, among others. His work has been published in major newspapers and magazines world wide and has been recognized with many awards, including World Press Photo, Pictures of the Year, Overseas Press Club and the National Photojournalism Award of Spain in two consecutive years, among them.

Also a trained sociologist, during the past years he has focused much of his work on migrants, the reasons why they leave their countries, as well as their journeys and final destinations.

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