This Week on Suriname Elections & Peru's Vulnerable on the Frontlines


Dear naclistas,

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 journalist Diana Ramos Gutiérrez. A graduate of the University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras, Ramos Gutiérrez is completing a Masters in Media Communications and Human Rights in the Department of Journalism at la Universidad Nacional de la Plata in Argentina. You can follow her on Instagram @dramosgutierrez.

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As the weather improves, thousands of vendors in New York are back on the street continuing to work. Street vendors have been among the groups hardest hit by the pandemic, and the epicenter is no exception. (New York, NY, 2020) 

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May 21, 2020
With Suriname headed to the ballots on May 25, President Bouterse may be facing his toughest election yet.   
May 19, 2020
In Peru, the government's economic responses to the Covid-19 pandemic are ignoring social realities.     
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