With the visit of President Barack Obama to Mexico and Central America this week Latin Pulse focuses on the agenda of the United States in the region. Obama has underlined the importance of trade and economic agreements that will frame this trip. However, the program also ranges into the issues of immigration and the Drug War that will undoubtedly also be important to this round of diplomacy. The news segment of the program covers the clash in the Venezuelan National Assembly between the ruling socialist party and the opposition, leaving lawmakers literally bruised and battered.
The program includes in-depth interviews with:
Manuel Suarez-Mier of American University; and
Francisco Robles Rivera of the Universidad Nacional and the Universidad de Costa Rica.
Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell
Associate Producer: Curt Devine.
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(The program is 30 minutes in length and the file size is 28 MB.)
Enrique Pena Nieto
Otto Perez Molina