Photos of the Week: March 20, 2022
Hydroelectric dam in DRC; making dough in Sri Lanka; Carnival in Mexico; and more.
Muhindo Kalumbi, an electrical engineering technician, performs routine maintenance on a hydroelectric dam on the Lusukwe River in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. The micro-hydropower plant supplies electricity to Kirumba and the nearby village of Mighobwe.
María Elena Sánchez kneels during a Mass to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the death of Jtactic Samuel Ruíz, an emeritus bishop who advocated for Indigenous rights, in the central plaza of San Cristóbal de Las Casas, Mexico. More than 3,000 pilgrims gathered and made offerings at the Mayan altar, which incorporated aspects of Indigenous religion and Catholicism.