Even amid a worldwide health pandemic, the Trump administration’s pursuit of overthrowing the Venezuelan government continues unabated. So the LMC speaks with Leonardo Flores, a Latin American policy expert and campaigner for CodePink, about how US imperialism continues forward even at the cost of human lives. He also compares Venezuela’s response to the Coronavirus to that of the Trump administration.
The LMC kicks off 2020 by spending the hour with Steve Ellner on the US government and corporate media’s double standard between Honduras & Venezuela. Steve Ellner is a retired professor of Economics & Political Science @ Venezuela’s University of the East. He is also the associate managing editor for Latin American Perspectives.
2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the Caracazo, one of the most important events in Venezuelan history. While corporate media continues to poorly cover the political crisis in Venezuela; the LMC speaks with Steve Ellner about how the Caracazo serves as a valuable frame of reference today. Steve Ellner is a retired professor at Venezuela’s University of the East. He is currently the associate managing editor for Latin American Perspectives.