If art is a lie that tells the truth, then what truths can we find with the rise of Narconovelas, or Narco dramas, in both Spanish & English television in the US? Hugo Benavides, a professor of Anthropology at the Fordham University, speaks with us about how Narconovelas reflect the real-life corruption of police and state institutions.
What is it like to live in Brazil’s prison system? Brazilian freelance journalist Fernanda Canofre explains to the LMC the dangers of riots, torture, disease, corruption, and racial profiling. All without ever being charged with a crime.
Former Colombian congressman Jose Aristizabal joins us in studio to discuss some of the harder questions regarding admission of guilt by all sides involved in Colombia peace process. Special thanks to Colombia Human Rights Commission for this show.