Hondura’s bitterly disputed Presidential election officially came to a close last week, when the Special Election Tribunal announced that incumbent National Party President Jose Orlando Hernandez had won reelection over his challenger Salvador Nasralla by a margin of only one and a half percent. The U.S., Canada and Mexico were quick to endorse the Tribunal’s […]
Host Allen Ruff speaks with historian Marc Becker about his newly released book, The FBI in Latin America, a study of the FBI in charge of political surveillance in Ecuador during World War II.
Working Capital for Community Needs (www.wccn.org) will be celebrating 30+ years of creating opportunities for the working poor in Latin America, and they’d like to do it over the airwaves with WORT. The sounds and culture of the region will come to life with music from each of the countries WCCN serves and stories inviting special guests […]
Brazil is currently facing its worse political crises in several decades as opponents of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff attempt to impeach her on corruption charges. But Rousseff has refused to resign and says that impeachment proceedings amount to undemocratic attempts by the right wing opposition to oust her from power, an attempted coup d’etat. In […]