Latin Pulse: 8.05.2016


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Latin Pulse

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Fútbol (or soccer) at the Olympics and concerns about the military and police in Honduras    provide the varied themes on Latin Pulse this week. The program provides an in-depth analysis of both the women's and men's fútbol competitions at the Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  The program also concludes its two-part critique of the Honduran military. The program also discusses the role the military is playing in both the Drug War and in the political sphere in Honduras. The news segment of the program discusses U.S. President Barack Obama's support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (the TPP).The program includes in-depth interviews with:Joshua Nadel of North Carolina Central University; andOrlando Perez of Millersville University. Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell; Technical Director: Jim Singer; and Production Assistant: Chorsie Martin. (To download or stream this podcast, click here.)   (The program is 30 minutes in length and the file size is 42 MB.) podcastnewsLatin AmericapoliticsOlympicsTPPtradeBrazilColombiaBarack ObamaUnited StatesJuan Orlando HernandezEl Salvadordrug cartelsSoccer WarVenezuelasoccerwomen's sportsgender issuesCentral Americahuman rightsU.S. SenatefútbolCopa AmericamilitarysportsHondurasManuel ZelayapoliceColombiaEcuadorArgentinaDrug WarMexicoChilePortugalGermanycorruptionSwedenNigeriaviolencehomicideGuatemalagangscoup