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Human rights in Central America, both past and present, take center stage this week on Latin Pulse. The program looks at the fallout from the guilty verdict in Guatemala that has sent former dictator Efrain Rios Montt to prison for genocide and crimes against humanity. Also, the program looks at the return of death squads in Honduras and the lack of human rights there in an election year. The news segment of the program covers the controversial change in ownership of the television network Globovision in Venezuela.
The program includes in-depth interviews with:
Kathryn Johnson of the Guatemala Human Rights Commission (GHRC); and
Alex Main of the Center for Economic & Policy Research (CEPR).
Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell
Associate Producer: Curt Devine.
The photo of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt testifying at his genocide trial is from the Guatemalan government and is in the public domain.