Latin Pulse: 9.02.2016


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Latin Pulse

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The proposed peace treaty dealing with the FARC in Colombia and the deterioration of democracy in Nicaragua are the twin themes on Latin Pulse this week. First, the program dissects the proposed peace pact between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC by its Spanish acronym) and the Colombian government. Also, the program explores how President Daniel Ortega has manipulated the electoral system in Nicaragua. The news segment of the program covers the end of Dilma Rousseff's presidency as the Brazilian Senate found her guilty of shifting funds without Congressional approval and with misleading the Brazilian Congress.The program includes in-depth interviews with:Adam Isacson of the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA); andManuel Orozco of the Inter-American Dialogue. Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell; andTechnical Director: Jim Singer. (To download or stream this podcast, click here.)   (The program is 30 minutes in length and the file size is 42 MB.) podcastnewsLatin Americapolitics BrazilimpeachmentColombiaFARCELNDilma RousseffUnited StatesNicaraguaSandinistasFSLNjusticeVenezuelaMichel Temerpeace treatycivil warjusticeAlvaro UribeDaniel OrtegaelectionsdemocracyUNceasefirePedro ReyesLiberal PartyFidel CastrocrimeJoe BidenUnited Nations businessinfrastructureinequalitytransportationoilracismAfro-Cubansminority issuesHonduras