Following the recent passing of former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga, the LMC speaks with Brian Meeks about the difficult and complex history of Seaga’s legacy and how it still shapes Jamaica today. Brian Meeks is the Chair of Africana Studies @ Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
Amid a controversial presidential election marred by corruption and voter suppression, the LMC speaks with Suyapa Portillo about what happens next in Honduras. Suyapa Portillo is an assistant professor of Chicano & Latino studies at Pitzer College in Claremont, Ca. She was also an election observer during the November election in Honduras.
Tutu Alicante, the executive director of EG Justice, returns to the LMC to discuss the lastest on Equatorial Guinea, the only Spanish-speaking republic in Africa. He discusses the influence ExxonMobil has on his country, the strange connection between his country and current US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and Michael Jackson…yes, that Michael Jackson.