Presidential elections and the campaign season in Honduras and Chile hold the focus this week on Latin Pulse. The program covers allegations that the Honduran judicial and political systems have deteriorated sufficiently that some are questioning whether the elections this fall will be free and fair. The program also reviews the key players and issues in Chile, including calls for reforms to the constitution, along with the educational and energy systems. The news segment of the program covers the diplomatic disputes between the United States and Venezuela regarding accusations the U.S. is interfering in the Venezuelan economy, politics, and electrical system.
The program includes interviews with:
Dana Frank of the University of California - Santa Cruz; and
Carl Meacham of the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS).
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.)
Juan Orlando Hernandez
Xiomara Castro de Zelaya