Indigenous men and women wearing masks at the wake of Cacique Messias Martins


Perspectives in the Era of Covid

Photo by Felipe Barros/ExLibris/PMI

Perspectives in the Era of Covid” is a new Spotlight that continues our reflections on social, economic, cultural and political transformations during this new phase of the pandemic in Latin America, the Caribbean and Latinx communities in the United States.

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The Other Pandemic

The Other Pandemic

The Other Pandemic A Photoessay by Al Rendon When I first saw the memorial not far from my home in San Antonio, Texas, I thought, “There are no words for this.” Fifty-three migrants had suffocated to death in a truck there. It was just so hard to process. I still have...