This week, Latin Pulse commemorates the 40th anniversary of the coup in Uruguay with a retrospective and analysis of Operation Condor and how it had an effect on Uruguay and all of Latin America. The program includes an interview with Uruguay's ombudsman for human rights who was a target of Operation Condor. And the program explains how that secret assassination program is still relevant today. The news segment covers the protests in Brazil that intensified this week concerning corruption and spending on infrastructure to support international sports contests.
The program includes in-depth interviews with:
Juan Raul Ferreira, the Human Rights Ombudsman of Uruguay; and
John Dinges of Columbia University.
Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell
Associate Producer: Curt Devine
Writer: Zach Cohen.
(To download or stream this podcast, click here.)
(The program is 30 minutes in length and the file size is 28 MB.)
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