This Week on Covid-19 in Ecuador, Argentina's Fracking Failures & The "Narco-State's" Role in U.S. Empire


Dear naclistas,

This week's Photo of the Week is courtesy of Mai Nolasco-Carranza. Mai is a Salvadoran-American visual journalist from Queens, NY. She is currently based in Washington D.C., where she works for Newsy. To see more of her work, visit her websiteMany thanks for the submission!

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"The makeshift tent of a family of asylum seekers awaiting trial" (Matatmoros, 2019) 

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April 30, 2020
Recent narco-terrorism charges against Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro form part of a longer history of U.S. empire using drugs to advance geopolitical goals.  
April 29, 2020
The government of Argentina may be just weeks away from a major debt default. Its years-long gamble on fracking is not the solution.    
April 27, 2020
As COVID-19 tears through Ecuador, President Moreno is politicizing justice to fortify his austerity measures. 
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