The story behind a tragic image

June 26, 2019

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A woman is shown walking torward the camera with a large envelop in front of her face.

Tania Avalos, wife of Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramírez, a migrant who drowned in the Rio Grande river with his daughter Valeria during their journey to the US, is seen outside the morgue in Matamoros, Mexico.

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Carlos Jasso/Reuters

A single photo with the power to focus the world's attention on the migrant crisis at the US-Mexico border this week. We analyze the impact of the image depicting a father and his toddler drowned while trying to cross the Rio Grande river. Also, the confrontation with Iran reverberates across the Middle East. And, the G-20 meets in Japan this week, and climate activists have something to say about it.

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