This Week on Review of "Border Land, Border Water" & A Photo Essay from Caracas


Dear naclistas,

Welcome to the Friday edition of the NACLA newsletter with this week's roundup of web articles published on

Also, be sure to visit NACLA's Instagram to see the latest entry to our weekly photography column, Para ver(nos), which includes an image from the series "Payasos de Coatepec" by photographer and artist Luján Agusti. 

This week's image is part of the 3rd annual Latin American Foto Festival which features large-scale photographs throughout the Melrose community by award-winning photographers from the Caribbean and Latin America. On view from July 23-August 2, 2020. Click here for more info.

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July 23, 2020
C.J. Alvarez's new book encourages the reader to see beyond the infrastructure that litters the borderlands, question what we take for granted, and imagine what have could have been.   
July 20, 2020
When the police kill young men in Venezuela, often their mothers are the only ones who seek justice. Institutional barriers to accountability have increased during the pandemic.      
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