Marí­a Magdalena Arréllaga

Independent Photojournalist and Visual Storyteller
  
Paraguay's president faces mass protests and calls for impeachment as cases rise
Location: Rio de Janeiro
Nationality: Paraguayan / American
Biography: Maria is an independent documentary photographer, photojournalist and visual storyteller working on stories and projects related to social, political and environmental issues in Brazil and Latin America. She is currently finishing her Masters in... MORE
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Paraguay's president faces mass protests and calls for impeachment as cases rise
maría magdalena arréllaga
Mar 11, 2021
Recent work covering the mass protests in Paraguay for The New York Times.

President Mario Abdo Benítez of Paraguay faced calls for his resignation and large street protests over the weekend as residents decried the dismal state of the public health system, under strain amid a record number of coronavirus infections.

Paraguay’s president faces mass protests and calls for impeachment as cases rise.
The country, one of South America’s poorest, has received just a few thousand doses of Covid-19 vaccine. The health minister had already resigned after doctors in full critical care units ran out of basic drugs.
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