On this episode, the LMC speaks with Francesca Lessa about Uruguay’s forgotten dictatorship, recent struggles to bring government officials to justice, and Uruguay’s role in Operation Condor in the 1970’s. Francesca Lessa is a Marie Curie research fellow on Human Rights, Transitional Justice, South America, Impunity and Operation Condor @ Oxford University in England.
The LMC kicks off 2020 by spending the hour with Steve Ellner on the US government and corporate media’s double standard between Honduras & Venezuela. Steve Ellner is a retired professor of Economics & Political Science @ Venezuela’s University of the East. He is also the associate managing editor for Latin American Perspectives.
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.