This Week on Covid-19 Deaths in Guayaquil & The Origins of El Salvador's Civil War


Dear naclistas,

Welcome to the Friday edition of the NACLA newsletter. In addition to the weekly roundup of web articles published on, visit our Instagram to see the latest entry to our weekly photography column, Para ver(nos), which includes another image from the Bronx Documentary Center's 3rd Annual Latin American Foto Festival.

The exhibition features large-scale photographs throughout the Melrose community by award-winning photographers from the Caribbean and Latin America. On view from July 23-August 9, 2020. Click here for more info. 

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August 6, 2020
Joaquín M. Chávez recovers the forgotten history of the rural working-class who helped form El Salvador’s leftist radicalism.   
August 4, 2020
Months after the peak of Guayaquil’s battle with the coronavirus, another crisis has emerged: finding, identifying, and returning the dead to their families.      
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