This week, Latin Pulse focuses on elections in South America. With elections coming in Bolivia and Uruguay next month, the program looks at the leading candidates and key issues in the races. The segment on Bolivia also discusses the long-time popularity of President Evo Morales. The program also discusses indigenous groups and politics in Bolivia. The segment on Uruguay analyzes the political return of former President Tabare Vazquez. The news segment deals with the murder in Peru of an environmental activist, with suspicions the murder is linked to illegal logging.
The program includes in-depth interviews with:
Sinclair Thomson of New York University; and
Gabriela Santini of TeleDoce in Uruguay.
Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell;
Producer: Jim Singer; and
Associate Producer: Gabriela Canchola.
Some audio in this program is provided by the Peruvian website Utero through a Creative Commons license,
(To download or stream this podcast, click here.)
(The program is 30 minutes in length and the file size is 42 MB.)
Samuel Doria Medina
Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou
Jose Pepe Mujica