This Week on A Statement on Black Lives Matter, Covid-19 in Chile and Peru, Berta Cáceres' Legacy & More.


Dear naclistas,

Welcome to another Friday edition of the NACLA newsletter and this week's roundup of web articles on Below is our Photo of the Week, which is courtesy of Tania Camila Bonilla, a historian and anthropologust that has worked in the remote Colombian countryside since 2010 with groups of Indigenous women, women peasants, and Afro-Colombian women in the middle of the armed conflict between varios guerrillas, the army, the national police, and paramilitary groups. She can be contacted via Facebook under her name and via Instagram @tataniabonilla

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"Regreso del Conuco". (Selva Matavén Nature Reserve, Department of Vichada, 2010) 

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June 5, 2020
We support calls to defund, demilitarize, and dismantle the police state.  
June 5, 2020
In his new book, John Washington chronicles the tragic reality of asylum in the United States. 
June 4, 2020
A push for temporary LNG-fueled electricity risks increasing Puerto Rico’s gas dependency while funneling federal funds to a fossil fuel company amid the pandemic.  
June 3, 2020
Governmental failures to respond to Covid-19 only reinforce the demands of social movements in Chile.  
June 2, 2020
Honduran activist Berta Cáceres was murdered in 2016 during a fight against a hydroelectric megaproject. In the corrupt narcostate of post-coup Honduras, the killing was the grand finale of a campaign of terror. 
June 1, 2020
As Peru deploys its Covid-19 response, Amazonian territories—and their Indigenous residents—are left behind.