Latin Pulse: 6.10.2016

Human rights violations in Mexico and Guatemala provide the themes this week on Latin Pulse. The program delves into a new report on atrocities in Mexico that have some calling for action by the International Criminal Court.  Analysis includes discussion of some of the worst cases of abuses by security forces in Mexico, including the case of missing students in Guerrero.  The program also discusses moves toward justice in Guatemala for the indigenous Maya, including analysis of the genocide case against former dictator Efrain Rios Montt.  The news segment of the program covers the upset by Pedro Pablo Kuczynski over Keiko Fujimori in the presidential race in Peru.

The program includes in-depth interviews with:

Eric Witte of the Open Society Justice Initiative; and
Jo-Marie Burt of George Mason University and the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA).

Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell;
Technical Director: Jim Singer; and 
Production Assistant: Chorsie Martin.

(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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