Latin Pulse: 10.02.2015

Brazil and its struggles with corruption and development provides the central focus on Latin Pulse this week. The program discusses in detail the various corruption scandals that have created political gridlock in Brazil.  The program also has the latest on the development of the controversial Bello Monte dam and how that project is the source of environmental and cultural damage in the Amazon region.  The news segment of the program covers the speech by U.S. President Barack Obama at the United Nations calling for the U.S. Congress to strike down the economic embargo against the country.

The program includes in-depth interviews with:

Matt Taylor of American University; and
Eve Bratman of American University.

Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell; 
Technical Director: Jim Singer; and
Associate Producer: Natalie Ottinger.

(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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