Latin America (Audio)

A weekly News and Politics podcast
Good podcast? Give it some love!

Episodes of Latin America

Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador (The Northern Triangle) are experiencing a historic Diaspora to the US southern border. The precipitants of this migration are an unprecedented economic contraction occurring after back-to-back major hurrican
The two-time Governor of New Mexico (2003-2010) and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (1997-1998) and Secretary of Energy (1997- 2000) Bill Richardson shares his perspective on the challenges and opportunities confronting the Biden A
Explore economic perspectives for Mexico, the country’s energy sector outlook, work force development and local content with Mexico’s Secretary of Economy Tatiana Clouthier. The conversation is moderated by Richard Kiy, President of the Instit
With the Biden Administration there is the growing prospect of a potential reversal of sanctions and regulations imposed by the Trump Administration that resulted in restricting travel, investment and remittances. At the same time, President B
The People’s Republic of China has become a major investor, lender and actor across the energy sector in Latin America and the Caribbean. Indeed, loans and investments from China have financed an impressive array of projects in infrastructure,
Sonia Nazario is an award-winning journalist whose stories have tackled some of this country’s most intractable problems — hunger, drug addiction, immigration — and have won some of the most prestigious journalism and book awards. She is best k
David Mares, the director of the Center for Iberian and Latin American Studies at UC San Diego, looks ahead to how a Trump presidency will impact Latin America. Series: "What's Next for Washington?" [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 31744]
Recent, unprecedented collaboration among Mexico’s political parties led to an ambitious package of reforms affecting key sectors and issues, including energy, telecommunications, education and the justice system. In this second session of Mexi
In the first session of a day-long conference on modern Mexico, a panel of economists, political scientists and journalists assess Mexico’s challenges and opportunities as it attempts to regain momentum after the tumult of the last three years.
Peter Cowhey, dean of the School of Global Policy and Strategy and Denise Moreno Ducheny, Senior Policy Advisor at the Center for US Mexican Studies at UC San Diego, give welcoming remarks to the 2015 Mexico Moving Forward Conference. Series:
Remedios Gomez Arnau, the Mexican Consul General in San Diego, joins William Ostick, the US Consul General in Tijuana in calling for greater cooperation and understanding between the two countries in this midday address to the Mexico Moving For
Jessica Graham’s research explores the politics of race and nationalism in Brazil and the United States in the 1930-40’s. As a result of the international debates over democracy, fascism and communism, a major shift occurred in which racially e
Can nonviolent civil disobedience effectively counter the brutality of organized crime and government corruption in Mexico? What impact can people’s movements have against such odds? Pietro Ameglio, a leading theorist and practitioner of nonvio
Can nonviolent civil disobedience effectively counter the brutality of organized crime and government corruption in Mexico? What impact can people’s movements have against such odds? Pietro Ameglio, a leading theorist and practitioner of nonvio
Anthropologist Nancy Postero describes the political rise of indigenous peoples in Latin America, as they called for more recognition from the state and more inclusive forms of citizenship. Where that was impossible, they sought international
Much attention has focused on Mexico's transition to electoral democracy in recent years. But how does it compare with other nations of Latin America? Is it typical of the region, or is it "unique" in specific ways? UC San Diego Professor Pe
UC San Diego sociologist David FitzGerald explains how recent changes in the economies of the US. and Mexico, along with border enforcement and shifting demographics have led to a stabilization of Mexican migration to the U.S. This is the four
Deborah Riner, the chief economist at the American Chamber of Commerce in Mexico wraps up the Mexico Moving Forward 2014 with an assessment of how the North American Free Trade Agreement has impacted the economies on both sides of the border
UC San Diego Professor Susan Shirk and Gordon Hanson join CIDE’s Carlos Elizondo and Arturo Sarukhan, the former Mexican Ambassador to the United States, for a discussion on how Mexico can strengthen its economic ties with Asia in this final pa
After welcoming remarks from Consuls General Andrew Erickson and Remedios Gomez Arnau, Mexican analysts and scholars evaluate initiatives on the reform agenda of Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. Speakers include IMCO CEO Juan Pardinas, Cl
The UC San Diego Library announces the purchase of the Farmworker Movement Documentation Project, an online archive containing thousands of documents related to the history of the United Farm Workers’ union and related events. A short video on
After welcoming remarks from Mexican diplomat Antonio Ortiz-Mena, UC President Janet Napolitano, UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla and Peter Cowhey, dean of the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at UCSD, Mexican scholar
A flash mob opera performance by the Opera Ambulante in Tijuana surprises the panelists and audience in this second session of Mexico Moving Forward 2014. Tenor Manuel Paz Castillo is then joined by cinematographer Ignacio Duran, writer Monica
Noted commentator and political science professor Denise Dresser offers a thorough critique of the PRI, Mexico’s ruling party in this dinner address opening the Mexico Moving Forward 2014 conference convened by the Center for US-Mexican Studies
The future of Mexico will be played out in its cities, where about 3/4 of the nation's 115 million inhabitants live. Many critical national policy concerns in Mexico are urban-- how to manage one of the world's largest mega-cities (Mexico City
Rate Podcast
Do you host or manage this podcast?
Claim and edit this page to your liking.
Are we missing an episode or update?
Use this to check the RSS feed immediately.