Latin Pulse 8/31/12

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Latin Pulse 8/31/12

Show simple item record Rockwell, Rick Longoria, Jenna Madison, Jeffrey Bratman, Eve Sanchez, Gimena 2012-09-23T04:44:56Z 2012-09-23T04:44:56Z 2012-08-31 2012-08-31
dc.description.abstract This week Latin Pulse focuses on indigenous issues in Latin America. The program discusses the controversial Belo Monte Dam under construction in Brazil and the legal cases that have failed to halt the project. The dam will have direct effects on indigenous groups and urban residents who will be displaced by flooding caused by the dam. The program also looks at the controversial practice of herbicidal spraying as a method in the Drug War and how that has caused health problems and posed other challenges for indigenous groups such as the Embera-Katio, Embera-Chami, and Awa people of Colombia. The news segment, this week, covers the oil refinery fire in Venezuela, which killed dozens of people. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject.other Rio+20 en_US
dc.subject.other Drug War en_US
dc.subject.other Amazon en_US
dc.subject.other Venezuela en_US
dc.subject.other Colombia en_US
dc.subject.other Brazil en_US
dc.subject.other Ignacio Lula da Silva en_US
dc.subject.other Juan Manuel Santos en_US
dc.subject.other Alvaro Uribe en_US
dc.subject.other Energy en_US
dc.subject.other Civil war en_US
dc.subject.other Hugo Chavez en_US
dc.subject.other Indigenous issues en_US
dc.title Latin Pulse 8/31/12 en_US
dc.type Podcast en_US

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