Latin Pulse: 7.17.2015

War and politics provide the themes on Latin Pulse, this week, as the program tunes in to events in Guatemala and Colombia. The first segment of the program discusses the complex political matrix in Guatemala as the country heads toward presidential elections and what effects the anti-corruption protests in the country might have on that process.  The second part of the program examines how U.S. policies have affected the conduct of the civil war in Colombia. The news segment of the program gives details of the prison escape by Joaquin "El Chapo Shorty" Guzman, the head of the Sinaloa Cartel.

The program includes in-depth interviews with:

Julie Lopez of Plaza Publica; and
Winifred Tate of Colby College.

Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell; 
Producer: Jim Singer; and
Production Assistant: Sierra Hancock.

(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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