Latin Pulse: 8.02.2013

Uruguay electrified the global debate concerning the Drug War this week, as its Chamber of Deputies approved a law that would make the country the first in the world to completely legalize the use and distribution of the drug.  This week, Latin Pulse concentrates on the progressive trends in Uruguay.  Beyond liberalizing marijuana laws, the discussion also covers the debates over abortion and same-sex marriage in Uruguay.  This program also concludes the three-part series of discussions with Uruguay's human rights ombudsman.

The program includes in-depth interviews with:

Gabriela Santini of Uruguay's Teledoce; and
Juan Raul Ferreira, the Human Rights Ombudsman of Uruguay.

Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell
Production Assistant: Alexia Campbell
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.)



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