Latin Pulse: 9.16.2016


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Latin Pulse

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On Mexico's independence day Latin Pulse focuses this week on key themes for the country: the Drug War, national security, immigration, corruption, justice, and of course, politics. The program includes an in-depth interview tracking the effects of the visit of U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump to Mexico.  The program also looks at a new violent uptick in the Drug War, with clashes between the Sinaloa Cartel and the Nueva Generacion Jalisco Cartel. The news segment of the program covers new indictments against Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the popular former president of Brazil often just called Lula.The program includes an in-depth interview with:Maureen Myer of the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA). Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell; andAssociate Producer: 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 AmericapoliticsBrazilMexicocorruptionPRIPetrobrasPANDilma RousseffUnited StatesoilprisonsimmigrationMichel TemerPetrobrasoilDrug WarEduardo CunhatradeDonald TrumpCentral Americamediahuman rightsSinaloa CartelWorkers PartyEnrique Pena NietoInstitutional Revolutionary PartyNational Action PartyJoaquin El Chapo GuzmanNueva Generacion Jalisco CartelLuiz Inacio Lula da SilvaviolenceelectionsFelipe Calderonextrajudicial killingsdisappearancesjusticemilitarytorturemassacresAyotzinapapolicediplomacyJoe BidenBarack Obamadrug cartels