On this episode, the LMC spends the hour with Don Fitz on how Cuba has managed the Coronavirus pandemic despite continued US sanctions and the development of its own vaccine. Don Fitz is a member of the editorial board of Green Social Thought and the author of, “Cuban Healthcare: The Ongoing Revolution.”
Following the historic presidential election of leftist teacher Pedro Castillo, the LMC spends the hour with Francesca Emanuele about this history victory and the threat of a coup by the Peruvian right-wing, led by Keiko Fujimori. Francesca Emanuele is a research assistant @ American University in Washington DC & a columnist for
the progressive Peruvian publication Wayka.
As El Salvador today backslides into authoritarianism, the LMC looks back on Salvadoran history to find its democratic potential by discussing the forgotten legacy of Prudencia Ayala, the first woman to run for president in Latin America. So on this episode, the LMC spends the hour with Isabel Castillo, a researcher at the Center for the Study of Political History @ the Adolfo Ibanez University in Santiago, Chile.