Latin Pulse takes various paths this week to analyze several important issues arising during June. The program includes a focus on the protests that have struck Brazil during the past month. The driving forces behind these wide-ranging protests are complex and demonstrate the various policies that Brazilians want changed, including less corruption and less police brutality. The other central focus of the program covers the diplomatic discussions between the United States and Venezuela to normalize relations between the countries. The news segment covers the passage of immigration reform by the U.S. Senate.
The program includes in-depth interviews with:
Matt Taylor of American University; and
David Smilde of the University of Georgia.
Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell
Associate Producer: Curt Devine.
(To download or stream this podcast, click here.)
(The program is 30 minutes in length and the file size is 28 MB.)
Partido dos Trabalhadores
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
Colombian peace process
Juan Manuel Santos