Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Latin America Today

Jul 15, 2019

Guatemala has seen a historic democratic opening get abruptly shut down, amid official U.S. silence. Martín Rodríguez Pellecer, director of the Guatemalan online news outlet Nómada, talks about how corrupt elites stifled a "justice revolution," and the consequences of the August presidential election runoff.

Jul 9, 2019

Julio Martínez of Nicaragua's Articulación de Movimientos Sociales talks about the effort to stop human rights abuses and restore democracy in Nicaragua, the importance of international pressure, and the spread of authoritarianism in Central America.