This week, the second anniversary of Latin Pulse has the program looking at a wide variety of topics. Listen in and you can hear discussion of telenovelas, politics, diplomacy, economics, censorship, human rights, and corruption. The program also covers plenty of geographic territory, including discussion of Venezuela, Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Chile. The program includes out-takes from previous programs and selections from the favorite interviews of the audience. The news segment of the program covers the postponement this week of the U.S.-Brazil summit, due to revelations of U.S. spying on Brazil's president and on the state oil monopoly Petrobras.
The program includes interviews with:
Carolina Acosta-Alzuru of the University of Georgia;
Dan Hellinger of Webster University;
Bill LeoGrande of American University;
Mark Schneider of the International Crisis Group;
Francisco Robles Rivera of Universidad Nacional and Universidad de Costa Rica;
Manuel Suarez-Mier of American University;
Adriana Beltran of the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA); and
Rev. Joe Eldridge of American University.
Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell and
Associate Producer: Megan Ekhaml.
(To download or stream this podcast, click here.)
(The program is 30 minutes in length and the file size is 28 MB.)