On this episode, the LMC speaks with Adrienne Pine on the trial of Honduran activists Edwin Espinal and Raul Alvarez and what precedent the case may set for all Hondurans protesting against the US-supported coup government. Adrienne Pine is the author of, “Asylum For Sale: Profit And Protest In The Migration Industry.”
US hostilities against Nicaragua has been flying under the radar in US media. So the LMC spends the hour with Netfa Freeman to discuss how the Sandinista government remains the target of regime change no matter which political party is in power. Netfa Freeman is the host and producer of Voices With Vision on WPFW in Washington DC and on the Coordinating Committee of the Black Alliance for Peace.
Following a judiciary coup in El Salvador led by president Nayib Bukele and his Nuevas Ideas party, the LMC speaks with Salvadoran journalist Jose Luis Sanz to discuss the authoritarian direction the country has taken. Jose Luis Sanz is an investigative journalist and Washington correspondent for El Faro.