Chamorro rights activist and writer Leilani Ganser returns to the LMC to discuss the latest on Guam’s struggle for self-determination, the Davis vs Guam case, the anniversary of Japan’s occupation of Guam and the ensuing re-takeover by the US military. She also discusses how issues raised by the Black Lives Matter movement even reaches the Pacific Islands.
On this episode, the LMC speaks with Pamela Cunningham about how the Black Lives Matter movement deconstructs the myth of Costa Rica as the “Switzerland” of Latin America and how it forces Costa Rica to re-examine important figures in its history. Pamela Cunningham is an Afro Costa Rican activist and co-founder of Costa Rica Afro.
Don Fitz returns to the LMC to discuss the latest on Cuba’s response to the Coronavirus when compared to the disastrous response in the US. Don Fitz is a member of the editorial board for Green Social Thought and the newsletter editor for the Green Party of St. Louis, MO. He’s also the author of a new book entitled, “Cuban Health Care: The Ongoing Revolution.”