This Week on Food Sovereignty in Ecuador, A Review of "The Jakarta Method," Paraguay's Coronavirus Shelters & More.


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Welcome to another Friday edition of the NACLA newsletter and this week's roundup of web articles published on This week's Photo of the Week is courtesy of Maie Barreto Beloakis. You can follow her on Instagram @mai_e_ta

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Social distancing in Uruguay, preparing for the start of winter. (Nueva Helvecia, 2020) 

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May 29, 2020
Bolivian human rights lawyer David Inca Apaza on the demands of the protests in November and the brutality of the government's response.   
May 28, 2020
As Covid-19 tears through Ecuador, social movements are ensuring that communities have access to food.   
May 27, 2020
A review of The Jakarta Method by Vincent Bevins, which traces the history of the Cold War from the perspective of two often overlooked countries: Indonesia and Brazil. 
May 26, 2020
Overcrowding, poor sanitation, inadequate medical attention, and delays in testing prime Paraguay’s quarantine shelters to spread the virus, rather than contain it. 
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