Track artwork

Summit of the Americas Preview (Lp4132012)

LatinPulse on April 13, 2012 19:06

Play
0.00 / 30.06
Hide the comments

Stats for this track

This Week Total
Plays 2 764
Favoritings 11
Downloads 38

Uploaded by

  • Report copyright infringement

    In 12 Sets

    View all

    In 1 Group

    More tracks by LatinPulse

    The Rise of Evangelicals in Latin America & the Death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Lp4182014)

    Cuba & Venezuela: Issues of Free Speech and Democratization (Lp4112014)

    Latin American Perspectives: The Rights of Lesbian Mothers (Lap4112014)

    Human Rights in the Bajo Aguan & Confirming a President in Costa Rica (Lp4042014)

    Brazil: Analyzing the 50th Anniversary of the Military Coup (Lp3282014)

    View all

    This week, Latin Pulse provides a special focus on this weekend's Summit of the Americas. This is the first such summit in three years, and two of the biggest issues revolve around decriminalizing drugs and bringing Cuba back into the hemisphere's wider diplomatic community. The program discusses these issues, Brazil's rising economic and diplomatic power regarding the summit and this week's meeting between President Barack Obama and Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, among other matters relating to the summit. Beyond discussing whether the summit will reveal more about the contentious relationship between the U.S. and Venezuela, the program includes news about a sensational kidnapping in Caracas this week.

    In-Depth Interviews:
    Robert Pastor of American University, and
    Peter Hakim of the Inter-American Dialogue.

    Executive Producer: Rick Rockwell
    Associate Producer: Vanessa Haces Gonzatti
    (The graphic is from the Summit of the Americas organization, a supranational, inter-governmental organization and is in the public domain.)

    Add a new comment

    You need to be logged in to post a comment. If you're already a member, please or sign up for a free account.

    Share to WordPress.com

    If you are using self-hosted WordPress, please use our standard embed code or install the plugin to use shortcodes.
    Add a comment 0 comments at 0.00
      Click to enter a
      comment at
      0.00