Latin Pulse: 8.23.2013

Espionage and the fallout from the Edward Snowden case are resonating through Latin America and Latin Pulse looks closely at the issues.  The program focuses on the conflicts between espionage and diplomacy in the region including more reactions from Brazil this week to the spying revelations.  The program also looks at the proposed energy and oil reforms under consideration in Mexico.   The news segment of the program reviews the decision in Ecuador to open the Yasuni region to oil drilling.  The program also includes a commentary about marijuana legalization in Uruguay.

The program includes in-depth interviews with:

Fulton Armstrong of the Center for Latin America & Latino Studies (CLALS) at American University; and
Duncan Wood of the Mexico Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center.

Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell
Associate Producer: Alexia Campbell.

(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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