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For four years Link TV produced a video series that provided in-depth analysis of issues in Latin America. Although that video series is now on hiatus, this podcast of the same name is produced in the spirit of that original program.
(November 22, 2013) Mexican cinema takes a well deserved bow on Latin Pulse this week. The program gives a full review of the history of Mexico's contributions to theatrical filmmaking and the influence of key Mexican filmmakers now on global cinema. This special program includes segments of a one-on-one interview with Arturo Ripstein, an award-winning Mexican director. Ripstein discusses his influences and the program shows his impact on the current Mexican cinema scene.
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Colombia: Stories That Kill Part 2 - An Interview with Hollman Morris
Latin Pulse brings you the complete interview with Colombian award-winning journalist Hollman Morris in this second part of the special report "Colombia: Stories That Kill." Morris calls on the international community for solidarity and support of freedom of speech in Colombia. The Colombian secret police have been illegally spying on Morris since 2004; he tells us why.
You can read more about the claims that journalist Hollman Morris was a Colombian secret police target at Contravia.tv, a partner organization of Latin Pulse.
(Latin Pulse: May 28, 2010) Colombia's 2010 presidential elections, taking place on May 30th, are a watershed moment. This film short presents a...
(Latin Pulse: October 27, 2009) Thousands of people representing Ecuador's indigenous tribes are suing Chevron-Texaco over the pools of toxic...
(Latin Pulse: October 12, 2009) Latin Pulse brings you a special investigative report from Telesur on the epidemic of Chagas in Argentina's rural...