Torturer. Fascist. Murderer. Godfather of the death squads. On this episode, the LMC speaks with professor Jorge Cuellar in a two-part series on the dark shadow of Roberto D’aubuisson over El Salvador. Jorge Cuellar is an assistant professor of Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean studies @ Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.
As Salvadorans continue to migrate to find a better life, many pro soccer players of Salvadoran descent have returned to El Salvador to reshape the country’s national team. So the LMC speaks with El Faro reporter Nelson Rauda about how futbol ties the Salvadoran diaspora together when migration often tears them apart.
Following Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele’s social media stunt calling himself a dictator, the LMC spends the hour with Yesenia Portillo on the absurdity of the Bukele administration’s social media actions and the real problems being left out of the picture. Yesenia Portillo is the East Coast Coordinator for Committee In Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES).