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Latin America Today

Oct 9, 2012

The results of Venezuela's elections are in. The U.S. Defense Department publishes a hemisphere policy statement. Pressure mounts to release Alberto Fujimori from prison. (Sound quality issues - recorded in a hotel room in Uruguay)

Sep 19, 2012

Venezuela's October 7 presidential election is 17 days away. Adam talks to WOLA Senior Fellow David Smilde, of, about the "horserace," public opinion and challenges facing President Hugo Chávez and challenger Henrique Capriles.

Sep 17, 2012

Adam talks with Stephen Ferry, photojournalist and author of the new book "Violentology: A Manual of the Colombian Conflict."

Sep 7, 2012

Peace talks between the Colombian government and FARC are now official. Mexico's presidential transition moves ahead, with only modest changes foreseen on security. Honduran media reports indicate friction over shootdowns of suspected drug planes.

Sep 1, 2012

Peace talks with the FARC guerrillas appear to be restarting in Colombia. In a strange incident, Mexican federal police fire on a car carrying CIA employees. 200 U.S. Marines are carrying out a counter-drug operation in Guatemala.