One year after a right-wing coup overthrew the democratically-elected government of Evo Morales in Bolivia, the LMC spends the hour with Leonardo Flores to discuss the results this month and the new challenges ahead. Leonardo Flores is a Latin America policy expert and campaign coordinator for CODEPINK.
As we deal with an uncertain election and an uncertain democratic future in the US, the LMC spends the hour with Leonardo Flores on how the Carmona Decree following the 2002 coup in Venezuela serves as a cautionary tale to the fragility of democracy. Leonardo Flores is a Latin America policy expert and campaign coordinator for CodePink.
Afro-Colombian attorney Dayana Blanco Acendra spends the hour with the LMC to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement through the eyes of Afro-Colombianos, the case of Anderson Arboleda, and the struggle against internal displacement. Dayana Blanco Acendra is also the founder of ILEX Accion Juridica based in Colombia.