Documentary photographer Delphine Blast speaks with the LMC about the rise and acceptance of Bolivian Cholita fashion. After generations of being marginalized and denied access to public services, the indigenous women of Bolivia are using the Cholita aesthetic as a symbol of femininity,elegance and dignity. When fashion and social justice collide. learn more @ delphineblast.com
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.
Freelance journalist Sandra Cuffe joins us to discuss the 1-year anniversary of Honduran indigenous & environmental rights activist Berta Caceres’ assassination. We also discuss the latest details of her case, which involves US-trained soldiers. In addition, we also talk about latest in human rights abuses, confiscation of land, and attacks against activists. You can find more from Sandra Cuffe at www.sandracuffe.com/