On this episode, the LMC speaks with Francesca Lessa about Uruguay’s forgotten dictatorship, recent struggles to bring government officials to justice, and Uruguay’s role in Operation Condor in the 1970’s. Francesca Lessa is a Marie Curie research fellow on Human Rights, Transitional Justice, South America, Impunity and Operation Condor @ Oxford University in England.
Do the terms Hispanic, Latino, or even Latinx apply to our brother’s and sister’s in Belize? The LMC tries to find out when we spend the hour with Kayla Alamilla about how Latinidad is complicated in Belize. Kayla Alamilla is a Belizean-American writer, poet, and songwriter.
The threat of global warming is now for the former Spanish colony of Guam. Not a few decades or generations into the future, but now. So the LMC speaks with Chamorro rights activist and writer Leilani Ganser about how Guam is fighting two fronts; the threat of global warming and how US colonialism stands in the way.