Latin Pulse: 9.05.2014

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.)


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