Sandra Cuffe is a freelance journalist based in Guatemala. Originally from Vancouver, she has lived in Central America for 15 of the past 20 years.

Her work has been published by Al Jazeera, LA Times, The Guardian, The Intercept, Mongabay, The Washington Post, The New Humanitarian, and many other outlets.

Sandra covers human rights, politics, social movements, migration and environmental issues. She has filed stories from all seven Central American countries as well as Chile, Mexico, Colombia and Canada.

From 2003 to 2007, Sandra was the Honduras Program Coordinator for Rights Action, a small nonprofit organization focused on human rights, community development and social justice in Central America. She later worked as an editor with the Media Co-op network and its flagship publication, The Dominion magazine, before turning to freelance journalism full-time in 2013.

She is also currently pursuing an MA in Corruption and Governance.