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.
In part 2 of a special episode, the LMC welcome back Jorge Cuellar to discuss how the fascist shadow of former Salvadoran assemblyman Roberto D’aubuisson still haunts El Salvador in more recent times. Jorge Cuellar is an assistant professor of Latin American, Latino, and Caribbean studies @ Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.
Decades after the inception of Operation Condor throughout South America, the LMC spends the hour with Dr Francesca Lessa on transational repression under the guise of Operation Condor and the continued pursuit for justice years later. Dr Francesca Lessa is the author of, “The Condor Trials: Transnational Repression And Human Rights In South America.”