As the state of exception continues in El Salvador under the Nayib Bukele administration, the LMC speaks with Yesenia Portillo, the program director for CISPES, on the consequences of El Salvador’s backsliding democracy.
Category Archives: Central America
September 30th, 2022: La Manplesa
On this episode, the LMC speaks with local DC filmmaker and photographer Cindy Centeno about the new documentary, “La Manplesa: An Uprising Remembered”, chronicling the 31st anniversary of the Mt Pleasant Riots of 1991 in Washington DC.
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.