Toronto, ON, Canada
Born in Chile, 1969. He studied photography at the Escuela de Altos Estudios de la Comunicacion in Santiago, and worked as a photographer at the Revista Hoy until 1994, when he left to work as a freelancer in Mexico, Nicaragua and Costa Rica.
In 1996, the Agence France-Presse (AFP) hired him as its photographic correspondent for Guatemala, a post he held for five years, covering the end of the armed conflict and the peace process there, and many another news events in Central America, Cuba, Venezuela, Colombia and Mexico.In 2001, he was transferred to the AFP office in Mexico City, but left this job in 2004 to live in Toronto, Canada and pursue independent documentary photography.
Currently Jorge Uzon is working as a freelance video journalist for AJ+ and Ruptly TV