This Week on Ofelia Fernández and the Youth Movement in Argentina & Border Wars


Dear naclistas,

Welcome to another Friday edition of the NACLA newsletter with the weekly roundup of web articles published on This week's Photo of the Week is courtesy of Christina Noriega and can be found in their article "The Green Erasure of Indigenous Life," which was made possible by a grant from the Foundation of Sustainability and Innovation.   

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Please note: the deadline to submit a photo for our next newsletter will be Wednesday, May 20th. Remember to use the subject line 'NACLA Photo of the Week.' We also ask that submissions include a caption (50 words or less) and a short bio (50 words or less) to, along with links to social media handles and/or your personal website. 

"A girl from the Aerutkajui community brushes her teeth in a roofless bathroom, Jepírachi wind turbines appear in the background. Despite the wind farm benefits, some families don't have running water." (La Guajira, Colombia) 

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Border Wars
May 14, 2020
As the Trump administration uses the pandemic to enact its border obsession, we must instead reframe our thinking around interdependence.  
May 12, 2020
Ofelia Fernández is the youngest lawmaker in Latin America. Despite online hate, she's leading the youth movement for the political rights of women.    
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