This week, Latin Pulse returns in a new format after its summer hiatus. The program focuses on Brazil. One of the in-depth segments looks at the presidential election race and how it has heated up with a change of candidates. The segment discusses the political issues involved and how the entrance of Socialist candidate Marina Silva has changed the election competition. The program includes a segment about threats to free speech in Brazil, including discussion of why Brazil is on the Committee to Protect Journalist's list of dangerous countries. The news segment deals with a new economic plan for Venezuela.
The program includes in-depth interviews with:
Matt Taylor of American University; and
Carlos Lauria of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell;
Producer: Jim Singer; and
Associate Producer: Gabriela Canchola.
(To download or stream this podcast, click here.)
(The program is 30 minutes in length and the file size is 42 MB.)
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva