Photos of the Week: Feb. 20, 2022
Kites in Sri Lanka; landscapes in Mexico; selling turmeric; and more.
Members of Las Abejas de Acteal, a civil society organization, bow their heads during a memorial service in Acteal, Chenalhó, Chiapas, Mexico, on the 12th anniversary of the death of activist Mariano Abarca. Las Abejas de Acteal, founded in 1992 by eight communities in the municipality of Chenalhó, Chiapas, received the Mariano Abarca Environmental Defense Award at the event.
Perla Hernández pours tejate, a traditional nonalcoholic beverage made of maize and cacao, into a cup outside her family’s restaurant in San Andrés Huayapam, Oaxaca, Mexico. Tejate is usually served in jícaras, small containers typically made from the fruit of the calabash tree, but Hernández has used disposable cups during the COVID-19 pandemic.