This week Latin Pulse returns to the issues of human rights and politics in Central America. The program includes an in-depth look at the human rights abuses attached to the land conflicts in the Bajo Aguan area of Honduras. The program also looks at this weekend's presidential runoff in Costa Rica. The discussion revolves around the key issues that will face the next president of Costa Rica. The news segment of the program looks at revelations that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) secretly was behind the establishment of a Twitter-like text service in Cuba.
The program includes an in-depth interview with:
Ciska Raventos of the Universidad de Costa Rica.
The program also includes interviews with:
Nik Steinberg of Human Rights Watch;
Annie Bird of Rights Action; and
Alex Main of the Center for Economic & Policy Research (CEPR).
Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell;
Reporter: Rachel Baye; 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
Luis Guillermo Solis
Citizens Action Party