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.
As April marks the 35th anniversary of the Falkland Islands war between Argentina and the UK, we speak with James J.A. Blair about the complexities and the legacy of this war. James J.A. Blair is a visiting assistant professor in Anthropology at Brooklyn College, City University of New York (CUNY).