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The Week in Photos: From a Mexican Border Wall Protest to an Irish Star Wars Festival

A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
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Pro-migrant caravan demonstrators rally on the Mexican side of the border wall on April 29th, 2018, in San Diego, California.

Pro-migrant caravan demonstrators rally on the Mexican side of the border wall on April 29th, 2018, in San Diego, California.

An Indian laborer works in a brick kiln on the outskirts of Amritsar on April 30th, 2018, ahead of International Labor Day.

An Indian laborer works in a brick kiln on the outskirts of Amritsar on April 30th, 2018, ahead of International Labor Day. 

The May Day "King" and "Queen" lead the Greenmen of Glastonbury carrying this year's Maypole through the center of Glastonbury, to a ceremony at Bushy Combe below Glastonbury Tor as part of the town's Beltane May Day celebrations on May 1st, 2018, in Somerset, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labor Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light.

The May Day "King" and "Queen" lead the Greenmen of Glastonbury carrying this year's Maypole through the center of Glastonbury, to a ceremony at Bushy Combe below Glastonbury Tor as part of the town's Beltane May Day celebrations on May 1st, 2018, in Somerset, England. Although more synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labor Day, May Day or Beltane is celebrated by druids and pagans as the beginning of summer and the chance to celebrate the coming of the season of warmth and light.

An ice-cream salesman walks in front of riot police agents blocking the road as demonstrators protest during a march to the National Congress to demand justice for the 43 deaths in recent protests in Managua on May 2nd, 2018.

An ice-cream salesman walks in front of riot police agents blocking the road as demonstrators protest during a march to the National Congress to demand justice for the 43 deaths in recent protests in Managua on May 2nd, 2018.

A giraffe eats on May 3rd, 2018, at the Zoom Torino zoo in Cumiana, Italy, near Turin.

A giraffe eats on May 3rd, 2018, at the Zoom Torino zoo in Cumiana, Italy, near Turin.

Fans dressed as Darth Vader and Chewbacca take a boat trip to the Skelligs on May 4th, 2018, in Portmagee, Ireland. The first-ever Star Wars festival is taking place against the backdrop of the famous Skellig Michael island, which was used extensively in Episode VII and Episode VIII of the popular science-fiction saga. The small fishing village of Portmagee, which is closest to the location, has seen a boom in tourism following the latest films. The village will host a Star Wars drive-in and a Star Wars-themed Irish dancing competition over the weekend.

Fans dressed as Darth Vader and Chewbacca take a boat trip to the Skelligs on May 4th, 2018, in Portmagee, Ireland. The first-ever Star Wars festival is taking place against the backdrop of the famous Skellig Michael island, which was used extensively in Episode VII and Episode VIII of the popular science-fiction saga. The small fishing village of Portmagee, which is closest to the location, has seen a boom in tourism following the latest films. The village will host a Star Wars drive-in and a Star Wars-themed Irish dancing competition over the weekend. 

Viewfinder is Pacific Standard's daily photo feature, showcasing one image from the news.

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