By Colleen Connolly
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The Latin America News Dispatch presents RadioLAND, a weekly roundup of news from around the hemisphere.
||CleanRemembering Marielle Franco a Year after Her Assassination||Two days before the one-year anniversary of the killing Rio de Janeiro Councilwoman Marielle Franco, police in Brazil arrested two former officers for the assassination. In communities all over the world, people gathered to remember her this week....||3/15/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Free And Fair Next Step In Venezuela?||Two men claim to be the legitimate president of Venezuela: opposition leader Juan Guaidó and sitting president Nicolás Maduro. Leaders of countries in the Americas and beyond have thrown their support behind one or the other. Producer Alanna Elder...||3/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChanges Coming to Cuba After Vote to Replace Constitution||On Feb. 24, Cubans voted to replace the constitution they've had for the last 40 years. Reporter Vaclav Masek talks to Cuban blogger and researcher Harold Cárdenas about the changes this brings to the island. Plus, reporter Jacqueline Kovarik talks to.||3/1/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat's Behind the Protests in Haiti and Arrests of Americans||As protests continued in Haiti, a bizarre story broke out: eight people, including five former U.S. military members, were arrested in Port-au-Prince with cars full of weapons. In other news from Latin America, a migrant shelter in Mexico closed and...||2/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEl Salvador's New "Outsider" President-Elect||El Salvador elected a new "outsider" president, Nayib Bukele, who upset the country's two-party system. In other news from Latin America, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó continued his efforts to unseat President Nicolás Maduro, Joaquín "El..||2/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
Excellent, informed podcast
So interesting and informed. Fantastic interviews. This is a great resource to share with my high school students to expand their global awareness.
Really great start
This is a great compliment to the daily news dispatch they provide via email. Very excited to see the show grow. It is off to a great start!