Latin Pulse: 10.16.2015

Politics and the competencies of governments in Venezuela and Brazil are the central themes on Latin Pulse this week. The program includes an in-depth discussion about the state of democracy in Venezuela and how it has deteriorated due to crackdowns on opposition leaders.  The program also includes a discussion of the political repercussions of the Petrobras corruption scandal in Brazil and further calls for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.  The news segment of the program covers the murder of an activist for transgender rights in Argentina.

The program includes in-depth interviews with:

David Smilde of Tulane University; and
Carlos Pereira of the Getulio Vargas Foundation.

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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