Nobody knows anything. When asked, villagers of San Juan de las Galdonas say they have no knowledge about drug trafficking in that area. They say this because maybe one of their sons, a husband or a niece is involved in it. The fishing community at the Northeast of Venezuela used to be a touristic paradise. Today, paint peels of the walls and they have not had a visitor for months in this small town at the coast of the Paria peninsula
       
     
 Some fishermen strive to maintain their craft because without sardines they will be left with nothing to eat. Very little food reaches the village and people struggle to eat everyday. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016
       
     
 Poto, a fisherman, lives in Trinidad and Tobago, one of the nearest islands to San Juan de las Galdonas, and the place where most of the drug that leaves this town ends up. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/16/2016
       
     
 Sardines are the main legal income of this town. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016
       
     
 After they fish, trucks take the merchandise to Cumaná, the nearest city. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016
       
     
 Every afternoon, the fishermen dismantle their boats. Their 80 kilos motors are very sought for in this part of the peninsula and are easy prey for the drug smugglers if left out of sight. They need at least four motors to get their ships to Trinidad and Tobago. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016
       
     
 A boat maker rests in his workshop after a long day of sculpting vessels by himself. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016
       
     
 The San Juan de las Galdonas bay used to be a dream destination for Venezuelans and foreigners alike. Now, even it's inhabitants leave if they have a choice. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016
       
     
 Nobody knows anything. When asked, villagers of San Juan de las Galdonas say they have no knowledge about drug trafficking in that area. They say this because maybe one of their sons, a husband or a niece is involved in it. The fishing community at the Northeast of Venezuela used to be a touristic paradise. Today, paint peels of the walls and they have not had a visitor for months in this small town at the coast of the Paria peninsula
       
     

Nobody knows anything. When asked, villagers of San Juan de las Galdonas say they have no knowledge about drug trafficking in that area. They say this because maybe one of their sons, a husband or a niece is involved in it. The fishing community at the Northeast of Venezuela used to be a touristic paradise. Today, paint peels of the walls and they have not had a visitor for months in this small town at the coast of the Paria peninsula

 Some fishermen strive to maintain their craft because without sardines they will be left with nothing to eat. Very little food reaches the village and people struggle to eat everyday. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016
       
     

Some fishermen strive to maintain their craft because without sardines they will be left with nothing to eat. Very little food reaches the village and people struggle to eat everyday. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016

 Poto, a fisherman, lives in Trinidad and Tobago, one of the nearest islands to San Juan de las Galdonas, and the place where most of the drug that leaves this town ends up. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/16/2016
       
     

Poto, a fisherman, lives in Trinidad and Tobago, one of the nearest islands to San Juan de las Galdonas, and the place where most of the drug that leaves this town ends up. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/16/2016

 Sardines are the main legal income of this town. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016
       
     

Sardines are the main legal income of this town. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016

 After they fish, trucks take the merchandise to Cumaná, the nearest city. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016
       
     

After they fish, trucks take the merchandise to Cumaná, the nearest city. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016

 Every afternoon, the fishermen dismantle their boats. Their 80 kilos motors are very sought for in this part of the peninsula and are easy prey for the drug smugglers if left out of sight. They need at least four motors to get their ships to Trinidad and Tobago. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016
       
     

Every afternoon, the fishermen dismantle their boats. Their 80 kilos motors are very sought for in this part of the peninsula and are easy prey for the drug smugglers if left out of sight. They need at least four motors to get their ships to Trinidad and Tobago. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016

 A boat maker rests in his workshop after a long day of sculpting vessels by himself. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016
       
     

A boat maker rests in his workshop after a long day of sculpting vessels by himself. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016

 The San Juan de las Galdonas bay used to be a dream destination for Venezuelans and foreigners alike. Now, even it's inhabitants leave if they have a choice. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016
       
     

The San Juan de las Galdonas bay used to be a dream destination for Venezuelans and foreigners alike. Now, even it's inhabitants leave if they have a choice. Sucre, Venezuela, 11/17/2016