Category: COVID May 2021

Connecting Boston with Latin America

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From the very beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, our social, academic and cultural gatherings took a 180 degree turn. The conferences we used to go to and the spaces for networking had to

The Endurance of Age

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Growing old in the hills of Nueva Esperanza, southeast of Lima, Peru,  has never been easy, even before the arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic. This settlement in the district of Villa María del Triunfo was established in a sandy area in the 1950s as a solution to the housing…

The Challenges of One Nonprofit During Covid-19

The first time I realized I could offer photos to people who had endured more than I could even imagine was when I was 22 years old and living in Egypt as a freelance photojournalist. A…

Boats of Hope

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In May 2020, almost a year ago, as Covid-19 spread across the Amazon, it took nurse obstetrician Elizabeth Martel Fernández about 14 hours to reach the hospital from the community of Juancito in the…

The Venezuelan Gold Rush

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Control by armed criminal groups, sexual abuse of women and children, slavery, child labor, mercury poisoning, malaria outbreaks, malnutrition, torture, forced disappearances, forced


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