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Wies Ubags

Wies Ubags is a journalist based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She mainly writes for newspapers and magazins in her home country The Netherlands, but also publishes in English.
Topics she knows a lot about: Colombia's conflict and peace processes with leftist guerrillas and rightist paramilitaries, Venezuela's political and economic crisis and Brazil's political and economic crisis.
Other topics: black consciousness. Wies did a crowdfunding project 'Black Power in Rio' in the Netherlands ( and women in Latin America. 
Wies is also available for radio interviews and for fixer work for audiovisual media.


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