Category Archives: Central America

August 12th, 2022: The Shadow of D’aubuisson pt. 2

In part 2 of a special episode, the LMC welcome back Jorge Cuellar to discuss how the fascist shadow of former Salvadoran assemblyman Roberto D’aubuisson still haunts El Salvador in more recent times. Jorge Cuellar is an assistant professor of Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean studies @ Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

May 27th, 2022: The Shadow of D’aubuisson pt. 1

Torturer. Fascist. Murderer. Godfather of the death squads. On this episode, the LMC speaks with professor Jorge Cuellar in a two-part series on the dark shadow of Roberto D’aubuisson over El Salvador. Jorge Cuellar is an assistant professor of Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean studies @ Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

April 8th, 2022: Costa Rica Goes Right

While Costa Rica does not have the same violent history as its Central American neighbors, a shift to the right following its recent presidential elections still requires further examination. So the LMC speaks with Andres Leon Araya, an assistant professor of political science and anthropology @ the University of Costa Rica, about how the right dominates Costa Rican democracy.