Ariana Cubillos was born in Colombia and studied at Colombia’s College of Superior Education, earning a degree in film and photography in 1996. She worked at El Tiempo, Colombia’s leading newspaper, before joining the AP in 2000, first in Bogota and then for five years in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
In Haiti, Cubillos covered a wide variety of events, including uprisings, cultural and religious events and the wave of storms that struck during the 2008 hurricane season as well as the 2010 earthquake. She is now based in Caracas, Venezuela. (AP)
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