On this day: Jan 26, 2017 – President Adama Barrow returns home to The Gambia, West Africa

The Gambia – January 26th, 2017: A triumphant, and momentous day for The Gambia, West Africa. Ten’s of thousands of euphoric Gambians lined the streets for miles (an estimated over 100,000 Gambians flocked the main road) – to welcome home their new president, Adama Barrow. Images / Footage ©Jason Florio & Helen Jones-Florio

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Jan 21st 2017: Gambia Has Decided. The day the ex-President, Yahya Jammeh, finally left.

On December 1st, 2016, the Gambian people voted out their autocratic President Yahya Jammeh, after 22 years in power, and elected Adama Barrow as their new president. Jammeh conceded defeat but a week later announced that he was annulling the election results and would not step down. A grassroots movement #GambiaHasDecided emerged in reaction. #GambiaHasDecidedContinue reading “Jan 21st 2017: Gambia Has Decided. The day the ex-President, Yahya Jammeh, finally left.”

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Happy Peaceful New Year, 2021 – River Gambia, West Africa

“Be patient where you sit in the dark, the dawn is coming.” Hafiz Here’s hoping for a peaceful, happier, healthier 2021 for one and all Helen Jones-Florio & Jason Florio Photographers/Filmmakers Header image ©Jason Florio -Migrant Fisherwoman checking her nets at dawn on the River Gambia CURRENT LOCATION: JANUARY 2021 THE GAMBIA, WEST AFRICA Assignment queries, andContinue reading “Happy Peaceful New Year, 2021 – River Gambia, West Africa”

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It’s all part of the job – photographer, Jason Florio, at work. The Gambia

CURRENT LOCATION: DECEMBER 2020-JANUARY 2021  THE GAMBIA, WEST AFRICA Assignment queries, and image licensing – Contact here Follow us on Instagram for regular photo updates @jasonflorio @floriophotos @doors_helenjonesflorio  @jasonflorio_photoprints

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