US hostilities against Nicaragua has been flying under the radar in US media. So the LMC spends the hour with Netfa Freeman to discuss how the Sandinista government remains the target of regime change no matter which political party is in power. Netfa Freeman is the host and producer of Voices With Vision on WPFW in Washington DC and on the Coordinating Committee of the Black Alliance for Peace.
This week, we speak with Caitlin Fouratt, a professor of International Studies @ Cal State Univ, Long Beach. She talks about the surprising rise of xenophobia in Costa Rica towards Nicaraguan migrants & how it debunks the myth of Costa Rica as the “Switzerland” of Latin America.
Cultural Anthropologist Jennifer Goett joins us to discuss the future Nicaraguan Canal project. This “Zombie Megaproject” has major ramifications in Nicaragua regarding the environment, ownership of land, and cultural preservation of the indigenous and Afro-Nicaraguan communities in its path.