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The LMC’s Best of 2019

The LMC crew wraps up 2019 by discussing some of the best shows done during the year. Join LMC host Oscar Fernandez, co-producer Abby Roberts, and LMC founder Norberto Martinez as they look back on a decade of social justice in Latin America and the continued fight that lies ahead in 2020.

December 20th, 2019: Colombia’s National Strike

Unlike other protests that have recently taken place in Chile and Ecuador; the national strike in Colombia is not as clear-cut as one might believe. However, the violent nature of US-backed Colombian president Ivan Duque’s administration is not in question. So the LMC speaks with Pablo Medina Uribe, a freelance journalist and editor-in-chief of ColombiaCheck, to try to understand the Colombian public’s various grievances.

December 13th, 2019: The Garifunas vs The Honduran Coup

Despite being front and center in the fight for social justice in Honduras; the Garifunas have been grossly overlooked and denied a voice in both English & Spanish-speaking corporate media. So the LMC speaks with Jose Francisco Avila about the Garifuna (Garinagu in plural) point of view of the US-supported coup government in Honduras. Jose Francisco Avila is the Managing Member of Garifuna Afro-Latino Entertainment, a.k.a. Galent.