Amid the American Dirt controversy, the struggle for recognition of Central American studies, and the case of Oscar and Valeria Martinez; the LMC dedicates this episode to the importance of Central American spaces. Our guests include Veronica Melendez & Kim Benavides, co-founders of La Horchata Zine, along with Yesenia Portillo, East Coast Coordinator for the Committee In Solidarity With The People of El Salvador (CISPES).
The LMC crew wraps up 2019 by discussing some of the best shows done during the year. Join LMC host Oscar Fernandez, co-producer Abby Roberts, and LMC founder Norberto Martinez as they look back on a decade of social justice in Latin America and the continued fight that lies ahead in 2020.
Immigration is also a climate issue. On this episode, the LMC speaks with Josue De Luna Navarro about the growing impact of global warming in Latin America as it pertains to human migration. Josue De Luna Navarro is the New Mexico Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies.