This special edition of Latin Pulse includes a different perspective on the presidential elections in the U.S.: a view from Cuba. A Cuban professor discusses how the elections could have an impact on the warming relations between the two countries.
This week Latin Pulse looks at what is in store for Brazil politically and economically after the ouster of President Dilma Rousseff. Also, the program discusses ways to fight the Zika virus, after the disease started in Brazil but has now spread to Central America and beyond.
The proposed peace treaty dealing with the FARC in Colombia and the deterioration of democracy in Nicaragua are the twin themes on Latin Pulse this week. First, the program dissects the proposed peace pact between the FARC and the Colombian government. Also, the program explores how President Daniel Ortega has manipulated the electoral system in Nicaragua.
Latin Pulse this week includes an in-depth analysis reviewing the state of democracy in Venezuela and how that affects the current crisis situation. The program also discusses how minority groups have been marginalized as part of the negotiations to end the country’s long-running civil war.
This week Latin Pulse includes a wide-ranging discussion of the various crises affecting Venezuela, including the political and economic situations as well as a discussion on the peace process in Colombia and accusations of human rights abuses by the military in Honduras.
The Rio Olympics set for this summer in Brazil and their various problems provide the central themes this week. The program analyzes a variety of challenges for these games including security, crime, transportation, infrastructure, health, and environmental and economic impacts of the games.
This week’s program analyzes the rocky beginnings of the administration of Interim President Michelle Temer in Brazil. The program also provides an analysis of the Copa America in its centennial year, which includes a preview of this weekend’s finale between Argentina and Chile.