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.
Colombians have the opportunity on October 2nd to vote on the historic peace accord signed last month between the Colombian government and the FARC. Despite overwhelming international support, the vote is controversial and looks like it will be close. The question is, what other choice is there really?
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.