AFP 20 | Pedro PARDO

September 8, 2020 – San Miguel Amoltepec Viejo, Mexico
A boy, member of the Santiago family, is homeschooled in the Guerrero state, amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. In the poverty-stricken mountains of southern Mexico, children can only dream of internet or television that would allow them to join millions of others following distance learning during the pandemic. The coronavirus outbreak and its impact on education are just the latest chapters in a long history of marginalization of indigenous communities in the region.