On this episode, the LMC speaks with Adrienne Pine on the trial of Honduran activists Edwin Espinal and Raul Alvarez and what precedent the case may set for all Hondurans protesting against the US-supported coup government. Adrienne Pine is the author of, “Asylum For Sale: Profit And Protest In The Migration Industry.”
US hostilities against Nicaragua has been flying under the radar in US media. So the LMC spends the hour with Netfa Freeman to discuss how the Sandinista government remains the target of regime change no matter which political party is in power. Netfa Freeman is the host and producer of Voices With Vision on WPFW in Washington DC and on the Coordinating Committee of the Black Alliance for Peace.
How does Bitcoin work in a country ill-prepared to deal with cryptocurrencies? The LMC tries to find out by speaking with professor Eric Vazquez on the dark side of cryptocurrency as it makes its way into Latin America. Eric Vazquez is an assistant professor in American Studies & Latinx Studies @ the University of Iowa.