Following a coup attempt in Brazil by supporters of former right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro, the LMC spends the hour with Michael Fox to break down both the US influence on the insurrection and the long history of fascism in Brazil.
Michael Fox is a freelance writer and the host of the Brazil On Fire podcast.
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.”
The Latino Media Collective is a grassroots Latino public-affairs program that airs on Pacifica station WPFW 89.3fm on Fridays @ 1pm EST in Washington DC.