This episode examines the small African nation of Equatorial Guinea, the only Spanish-speaking nation in Africa. Very few Latinos are aware of their Spanish-speaking brothers and sisters in Africa. This episode hopes to change that as we speak with Tutu Alicante, Executive Director of egjustice.org
George Ygarza from the indigenous Tawintinsuyu diaspora in Peru discusses the complexities of Peru’s presidential election and the reasons behind the massive protests against the right-wing candidate, Keiko Fujimori. Her father is former Peruvian dictator Alberto Fujimori, one of the few Latin American leaders currently in prison for war crimes.
The struggle for Women’s Rights achieved an important victory in Guatemala as the traditionally corrupt justice system in that country ruled on a landmark victory for victims of sex slavery during the civil war. We speak with Julie Hartviksen about the extraordinary case of Sepur Zarco.