On this episode, the LMC spends the hour with Hilary Goodfriend, a University of California-Riverside postdoctoral fellow at the Latino & Latin American Studies Research Center, to discuss the 43rd anniversary of the assassination of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero and the time US President Jimmy Carter ignored his calls to stop military to the Salvadoran junta in 1980.
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December 16th, 2022: El Salvador’s State of Exception
As the state of exception continues in El Salvador under the Nayib Bukele administration, the LMC speaks with Yesenia Portillo, the program director for CISPES, on the consequences of El Salvador’s backsliding democracy.
September 30th, 2022: La Manplesa
On this episode, the LMC speaks with local DC filmmaker and photographer Cindy Centeno about the new documentary, “La Manplesa: An Uprising Remembered”, chronicling the 31st anniversary of the Mt Pleasant Riots of 1991 in Washington DC.