The threat of global warming is now for the former Spanish colony of Guam. Not a few decades or generations into the future, but now. So the LMC speaks with Chamorro rights activist and writer Leilani Ganser about how Guam is fighting two fronts; the threat of global warming and how US colonialism stands in the way.
Guam has found a lot in common with Puerto Rico when it comes to its colonial status under the US. Latinos should do the same in return by standing in solidarity with the Chamorro people of Guam. On this episode, the LMC speaks with Chamorro rights organizer Leilani Ganser about the latest in Guam’s struggle for self-determination.
What does Guam have to do with Latinos & Latin America? What does Guam and Puerto Rico have in common? A lot more than people realize. On this episode, the LMC speaks with indigenous Chamorro rights organizer Leilani Ganser about Guam’s Spanish colonial past and its struggle with US colonialism today.