While the rest of Chile work to seriously challenge the Pinochet-era constitution, the point of view through the eyes of the indigenous Mapuche people tells us that the country still has a long way to go. So the LMC spends the hour with freelance writer Carole Concha Bell on the continued struggle for Mapuche rights and how things won’t change overnight.
In our latest installment of our Undocumented & LGBTQ series, the LMC speaks with Trans Latinx activist Kayley Whalen on the challenges faced by LGBTQ Latinx with disabilities and how her recent travels in Guatemala further support her arguments.
Oil has been discovered in Guyana. Will it bring the same problems to Guyana regarding the environment, labor rights, political corruption, and a new wave of corporate colonialism? The LMC looks for answers by speaking with Shanya Cordis and Sherlina Nageer on the future of Guyana’s new oil industry. Shanya Cordis is an assistant professor of Sociocultural Anthropology in the department of Sociology & Anthropology @ Spellman College in Atlanta, Ga. Sherlina Nageer is a local Guyanese activist based in Georgetown and a member of Red Thread.