Latin Pulse: 9.09.2016


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Latin Pulse

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Brazil and its various concerns are again on the radar of Latin Pulse this week. First, looks at what is in store for Brazil politically and economically after the ouster of President Dilma Rousseff by the country's Congress. And how will the Temer administration deal with anti-government protests? Also, the program discusses ways to fight the Zika virus, after the disease started in Brazil but has now spread to Central America and beyond. The news segment of the program covers how funds to fight Zika and support research for Zika vaccines are stalled in the U.S. Congress.The program includes in-depth interviews with:Prof. Matthew Taylor of American University; andDr. Reina Turcios-Ruiz of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). 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 AmericapoliticsBrazilimpeachmentZikaGuatemalaHondurasDilma RousseffUnited StatescorruptionPMDBcoupPetrobrasoilMichel TemerPuerto RicoU.S. Senateeconomicshealth issuesCentral AmericaelectionsHarry ReidU.S. CongressWorkers PartyFernando Collor de MelloLuiz Inacio Lula da SilvaCDCmosquitoesbirth defects