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Fresh update on "latin america" discussed on John Batchelor

John Batchelor

00:34 min | 3 hrs ago

Fresh update on "latin america" discussed on John Batchelor

"Um, the Trump administration's maximum pressure policy of the last couple of years has been intended to try to curtail Iran's available economic resources trying to curtail Iran's regional mischief, but what we've seen right? The data shows us that Iran's military modernization and recapitalization of capabilities in their military as continue despite maximum pressure. And this this maiden voyage, right? This is the sort of the the first transatlantic passage that we're seeing from the Iranian. Uh, the Iranian navy, Not the revolutionary Guards. Maybe, but Iranians, sort of standing Army Navy. Um Is I? I think indicative of the fact that you know those military capabilities are now increasingly mature. Iran has talked about having blue water ambitious for a long time, and they now have the technical prowess to actually carried out. The destination is another thing of concern because for a long time, there has been this conventional wisdom that Iran used to be involved a decade ago, Um, during the tenure of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was involved in the region was sort of making, uh, making partnerships with Venezuela. But all of this is I think of the past. There's nothing to see here. What we're actually seeing is that Iran has an enduring interest in the Western Hemisphere. Iran is, uh, making new bonds and new military connections and political connections with anti American regimes in the Western Hemisphere. And you know, this is only the latest example of that. Ellen, the NATO Declaration of Russia and China as adversaries does that improve the the atmosphere because now that they have drawn a line in the sand, or does that Does that change? Nothing. It was it was already far too complex. Well, No. So I think I think it's certainly very symbolic. But whether or not it changes anything on the ground, I think remains to be seen. And the thing that stood out to me is not the component about Russia because there's obviously a growing Consensus about you know the predictions nature of Russia and sort of, you know, this has been something that we've been talking about for a while. But the fact that Europe uh the particularly the European members of NATO are have sort of a uniformly sour impression of China is very much a function of the last year of China's diplomatic and political overreach, its massive disinformation relating to the coronavirus. The global publics are souring on China. So I see this as a very important sort of milestone in how European opinion of China is changing whether or not that translates into strategic action. Strategic plans new allies for the United States. In great power competition with Beijing that I think remains to be see Malcolm. But how has the by the administration responded to both this? Does it change anything regard to their Venezuela or Iranian files or the talks that are going on engineering? Okay, well, one would hope right, But but, uh In fact, we're seeing the opposite the administration. It's super committed to, uh, revival of the 2015 nuclear deal. Uh, it is. It's holding out hope that you know when They get to the table, and the Iranians finally agree that this will be the launch pad for, uh, talks on a follow on agreement. Um, the Iranians haven't really given any indication that they want you know that this is something that they want as well. But in the meantime, Critical attention from the White House on Iran's regional activities in Latin America in Africa, which we talked about before. Um you know, all of this is really fallen by the wayside. The focus here now is on negotiations with the Iranians, much less so on, you know, trying to come up with a sustainable strategy to contain Iran International Ellen Berman is senior vice president of the American Foreign Policy Council. Malcolm Hoenlein Conference of Presidents. Major American Jewish organizations. This is CBS. I in the world. I'm John. Bachelor..

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Fathy Yassa: Why I Founded Speechmorphing

VOICE Global 2021

04:13 min | 3 d ago

Fathy Yassa: Why I Founded Speechmorphing

"So so. Let's go back to the beginning because this company was founded in two thousand ten long before you know before syrian long before Or before apple introduced syrian acquired nature desiree but Long before voice. Assistance came into our home. Why did you found a speech more opinion and what what particular problems where you hoping to solve fantastic question because i love telling that story. As matter fact before speech morphing i had the startup networks that was dealing in mobike consumer video demand and i was licensed content from all over the world back from europe. Any any country you name i would. I would have licensed something from them from the us. From latin america the middle east and it just hit me that while i was watching multiple a muffler content the ma languages which speaks some of them It occurred to me that. Why in the world are we dubbing movies in a higher actors voice rather than dubbing the movie in the original actors. What's good my thoughts in that. Well let me see if we advocated the actor's voice and make them speak as if they spoke that look language via the american actor and we we produce to the movie to europe in france or in italy. Why can't we make him speak. Italian or french in the is the original accent and that made me think about the well. Let's let's take it on. And i looked at the market i. I the markets with multiple providers including dubbing studios and so on and at influence identity the like the right timing and sure enough by the time we should point today. That is the i demand for this kind of application while certainly a love division Back then and i love the watched a lot of movies and always interesting when a voice gets dubbed over in. it's like it does not match right it's it's a great use case in a great example. But you know. From that time and that impetus for kind of moving forward with a with the company you've actually gone into banking or you know other Other industries up. Let's talk a little bit about you. Know what were the. What were the early adopter industries for for the technology speech had developed. Yes so why do we were developing the Points where would act actually at today and being able to service the entertainment industry as we speak prior to that as we were developing the content of the the technology. It occurred to us that the well there are low hanging fruits wide with perfecting the the the the technology for payment which is demanding from equality. Sample that are other markets like the banking like the person assistance someone a chat bots and so on that could take advantage of the quality of that we were able to produce years ago already and so we decided that that at that time we should go after those markets because there was demand actually and customers would be equipped by other companies to provide those solutions. The and of course we can talk about how different out. Solution is compared to others but That's what brought us to the banking in the and we have seen quite a bit of disability from multiple multiple multiple businesses for our solution would actually inactive conversation with the number of those you speak and not only that but also integrated with the likes of genesis media into their services and In order for us to buy out solution to the customer so we are actually out in the market with that kind of our with our technology for the banking industry and other a call center as well as a this assistance provided.

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Fresh update on "latin america" discussed on John Batchelor

John Batchelor

01:41 min | 4 hrs ago

Fresh update on "latin america" discussed on John Batchelor

"And I welcome and a total even of the Quincy Institute. He is in the Middle East. But that is a good vantage to observe the remains of the Geneva Day. The meeting between the two presidents, Mr Putin and Mr Biden, both of them, speaking to many, many years, many constituents at home and abroad However, Anatol Lieven has published a piece at the Spectator saying one of the major audiences for the remarks and the presentations and the odd of maneuvering who arrived first who was late who's on time. Is something that Anatole Refers to as the blob. This is a reference, a metaphor from the Obama administration about the foreign affairs matters and in Washington and the state Security matters in Washington. The national security apparatus and the foreign affairs apparatus. Well, the same thing exists in Moscow. So, Anatole very good day to you. Let's begin with the blob of Moscow. How do you expect them to respond to the facts that we have now about the meeting between the two presidents? Was it wise for Mr Putin to go forward with this meeting? Did he achieve what the blob wanted? Good day to you? Hello, John, I I think the blob will be happy enough with, um, with the summit and what Putin achieved because frankly, they, like the great majority of Russians did not expect you need to achieve very much through the summit, but they will be glad that the ambassadors are returning. They will be glad that you know, a measure of cooperation or possible cooperation has been established on Afghanistan and on nuclear arms reductions. And you know, they will be glad that Putin didn't give anything away. Which you know he didn't. He didn't surrender any positions. But more than that. I don't think that they They expected, but I mean what I think You know what I said in the spectator, and what I think is vital to remember is that the Western media is obsessed with the name of Putin. But you know, Putin is the representative of the Russian elite. With their own blob, as you say, with In a pretty firm fixed, historically derived beliefs about Russian national interests, and you know where Russia can compromise and where it cannot compromise. And you know, it's it's a great mistake to think that what Russia does in foreign affairs is all somehow due to Putin's personality, and therefore to believe that it will change vastly. When Putin eventually leaves. I think it will change very little, I think, even if which is hardly likely, But even if Alexey Navalny Took power in Russia. I think it would change very little because this is not a matter of personality. It's a matter of Russian perceptions of vital Russian national interests, you know. And, of course, the the Blob in Washington has, you know similar dogmas about American vital interests and America's role in the world. All all blobs of this kind have a sort of basic Doctrine of union National security, which you know as a lot of people in Washington, well as Ben Rhodes, who coined the phrase blob have found it's very difficult to push against. You observe that in both capitals, Washington and New York. The blobs opinion of what is fixed. What Each leader must obey is irrational from the outside. Did I read that correctly? Illogical doesn't make any sense to us. You have to be in Moscow to understand Moscow's Obsession with the near abroad. You have to be in Washington to understand the obsession with democracy. Did I read you correctly and after yesterday's meeting, was there any challenge to that? Those fixed opinions that either side become more sympathetic to the other sides. Um, illogic. No, I'm not at all by the look of things. Um, you know, uh, Russia remains absolutely committed to defending its positions in the near abroad, and Biden continue to to preach global democracy in a way by the way that has caused in a hysterical laughter, Um, not just among many Russians, but in Latin America and other places as well when, when Biden said that You know, America has never interfered in other people's elections. I think there was a report of Carnegie Mellon, which said the America has done that 81 time since 1947 not counting actual outright coups to overturn elections. So you know, there is a degree of Yeah. I mean, seen from outside that there is a degree of extraordinary, You know, self delusion about this in Washington. Perhaps they a They lost a good understanding of the year 1953 in Tehran and told that's the only thing I can imagine. For example, Yes, for example. Now we come back to the blobs in between. And I call upon your measure of London. First, the London plop. Was there anything to choose from in these few remarks that both presidents made afterwards? Well, they were more than few They were carefully presented, uh, is to advantage in London and we can add Paris in Berlin. Eventually, your western Europe was watching because they do business with Moscow. Well, the the West Europeans will be glad about the the You know the basic normalization of relations. You know, ambassadors going back consular services being restored. You know, they were very unhappy when relations seem to be breaking down. All together. And I mean for the Germans. The biggest thing was when Biden lifted some of the sanctions on the North Stream gas pipeline from Russia. This has been widely presented in the United States to the concession by America to Russia. It wasn't it was concessions of Germany because the pipeline is 90% finished. The Germans have invested huge amounts of money in it. It became obvious that there was no way that Germany was going to give this up. And for Biden, to have continued to put pressure on them would simply have caused you know a a pointless crisis in U. S German relations. So they're glad of all that. Um, they're glad that it didn't lead to more sort of Furious exchanges or clashes, but European relations with Russia and it depends very much on which country of course, but still in general have also become Very bad. Since 2014 not as bad as between America and Russia, and and so you know, this summit is not going to lead to a new breakthrough. Either in U. S Russian relations or in European Russian relations. It will, however, perhaps, you know, open the way for Gradual negotiations towards future agreements in certain areas. You know nuclear arms reductions side the space coming back to the blob in Washington. You mentioned it, but I wanted to ask in particular because, Washington said, as you know, starkly divided town right now between the red and the blue, the Democrats and the Republicans and especially in Congress. Did you hear anything from Vladimir Putin's remarks or President Biden's remarks that would alarm Capitol Hill that would In any way. Stay there presentation that they are now regarding Russia as the new old adversary. Anything at all that suggested that there was a An opening for dialogue. Well, I think you know when it comes to the blob. You have to distinguish between Rhetoric and reality and also the the professional blob If you like, you know the military, the diplomats that some of the units Think tankers because, of course, uh, Unfortunately, it's become just absolutely normal now on both sides of the aisle by the way, Democrats do it as well as Republicans. And to raise hysterical and completely mendacious..

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Kamala Harris, in Guatemala, Discusses Plan to Deter Migrants

The World

01:57 min | Last week

Kamala Harris, in Guatemala, Discusses Plan to Deter Migrants

"Is in Guatemala today. If the start of her trip is any sign yesterday, Air Force to had to turn back after take off for a safety check. The assignment is going to be a challenge. Mrs Harris first foreign trip Mission, President Joe Biden gave her find ways to reduce migration to the US by improving conditions in Central America. One of the big challenges in the region is how ineffective governments there have been at solving the simple, grinding problems of daily life in their countries. Speaking from Guatemala City today, Harris said she and Guatemalan President Alejandro Geometry talked about a key issue Corruption on the issue of corruption. Uh, the conversation that I had with President Janet Today was very Frank. And very candid, and I think this is a quality that he and I appreciate in each other. Following all of this is Adrianna Beltran with the watchdog group, The Washington office on Latin America. She said Harris is right to focus on corruption. And unfortunately, over the last several years, what you've seen across the region, including Guatemala has been a backlash against anti corruption, anti impunity efforts and increasingly actions by corrupt elites to undermine democracy and the rule of law. So as long as we're on the subject, explain in simple terms how corruption actually reduces the impact of USA to Central America. When we talk about corruption in Guatemala in Central America, we're not talking about a few bad apples, a few corrupt government officials that accept bribes But what we're talking about is systems that have been put in place where corrupt elites and in the case of Guatemala, increasingly tied to criminal groups have taken hold the government institutions And have used their positions of power to enrich themselves by embezzling millions of public funds at the expense of the majority of the population. You know,

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Facebook Delays Taking a Cut on Paid Events and Fan Subscriptions Till 2023

Daily Tech News Show

02:10 min | Last week

Facebook Delays Taking a Cut on Paid Events and Fan Subscriptions Till 2023

"Facebook. Ceo mark zuckerberg announced that the company will continue to not charge fees for it's paid online events fan subscriptions and badges through twenty twenty three and will include upcoming news products in that no fee policy as well no word on what the rate will be after twenty twenty three. But if there's any question why. Facebook is doing. This zack. said when we introduce a revenue share. It will be less than the thirty percent that apple and others take zingy. Singapore based flex the world's third-biggest largest chip manufacturer expects chip shortages to continue flexes chief procurement and supply chain officer. Lynn terrell says would such strong demand. The expectation is mid to late. Twenty twenty two. Depending on the commodity. Some are expected in two twenty twenty. Three chipmakers continued to invest in new production capacity but new facilities are not yet complete the california public utilities commission issued a permit to gm's autonomous vehicle subsidiary crews allowing the company to shuttle passengers in its test vehicles without a human safety operator. Cruise is the first company to get the permit in the state and cannot charge affairs for rides in test. A vis nine companies including crews have previously obtained driverless test permits from the california dmv. That's different from the public. Utilities commission although neuro remains the only company to have obtained a commercial deployment permit from the dmv youtube shorts still in beta and previously available in the us and india is now expanding to the u k canada and latin america users will now be able to use music from youtube wider catalog add captions and overlays on shorts color. Correct and sample audio from other shorts. Sounds familiar And google settlement with francis competition authority over charges that had abused its dominant online at position by favouring its own advertising services to the detriment of rivals. The company agreed to pay a two hundred twenty million euro fine and pledged to improve interoperability between its ad manager and third party ad servers. The changes stem between nineteen. Complaint filed by news newscorp and the french newspaper le figaro

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 The Invader -

Scuba Shack Radio

07:33 min | 3 weeks ago

The Invader -

"It's time for another installment of seahorn. It's still alive here on scuba shock radio and this time we're heading back to july thirtieth nineteen sixty for season three episode thirty titled the invader in this episode. Mike is on assignment to a small unnamed. Latin america country where his job is to train a new underwater demolition team in the opening underwater scenes. Mike is with two other divers and there are placing underwater charges. Mike says that in wartime the underwater soldier only has his blade and bundle of explosives. Well when the charges go off you see the divers being violently tossed about but they're okay. They were just far enough away from the concussion back on the boat. Mike tells us that he has started with twenty men but now he is down to their. Is thomas vegas a wealthy princeton graduate and paul ramirez better known as indio an orphan who is happy but can be serious as a barracuda but there is trouble ashore. The scene shifts to the office of the president day president they duran and he's being confronted by an opposition leader so scenario silvano who is calling for revolution against iran's tax bill. Mike confronts scenario storms out. Mike is worried about this little dictator but president duran assures in he was a soldier and all will be well now. We're back on the boat. Where mike still has his hands. Full with a rivalry between tomasz an indio underwater thomason indio get into a fight by training. Mike forces them to the surface. Thomas toes indio that if he kicks him again like that he'll cut his throat. Mike tells ended. They gotta learn to work together to now. Tomas asks to go sure to go on a date with dawn comes trouble. Speedboat approaches the argonaut with a colonel. Who tells them that. President duran has been abducted by solano and being held in an island. Four miles offshore. What can you do ask the kernel. We'll think of something. Mike replies give us until noon. And if you haven't heard from us by then you've never will. The next thing we see is tomasz on the radio and he is talking to survive at the fort. The revolutionary traitor to l. president. He tells them that there will be an underwater attack. Now as mike in dior getting ready their gear we see tomas sneaking a flare gun into his rig back underwater. The three divers are set for a long swim with patrol boats circling around. So mike takes the boys deep into the channel to create a diversion. Mike sends up a surface marker buoy with a time fused bomb on it when it goes off. The fort thinks it's a pto and savannah. Realizes mike nelson is on his way. President they durant says. Mike nelson is an extraordinary man to which ivano replies. He's an extraordinary gag. Man you see. The revolutionaries have set up a concrete and steel screen across the channel. The only way through is to blast but they wanna confused patrol boats and the floor so they set off a series of bombs in different locations while they blow up the screen. One two three bombs go off in the guards and savannah are confused with a concrete and steel screen blown apart. Mike leads the divers through just then tomasz takes off. Where's he going. He makes his way to the sea wall and is ready to fire off his flare gun to signal the four when mike jumped him they didn't tie tomasz to a floating rafts off the island and set off a smoke bomb again to confuse the revolutionaries mike and i had to the other side of the island. They're getting shallower and shallower into a mike. Pops his head up all clear and they get out of the water and ditched her scuba gear. The raft trick worked by tells indio and he tells them to keep them busy while he gets el presidente. Indio starts tossing grenades. all around. the guards are shooting at everything. Now we see. Mike armed with a small revolver while savant is starting to freak out in the cell. He keeps calling out for martinez. President duran smiling smugly as the havoc rains bike sneaks into fort with his revolver and then we see so von. Tell the guard. Go out and find martinez. Well that opens the door from mike to be called in by president day duran. Mike surprises silvano and tells them to call off the revolutionary. When he says no. Mike says he's a peaceful man but he won't hesitate to shoot him. He'll give him the five one two three okay. So von gives up and radio demand to stand down. Mike is florida the revolution and saved l. president day in the final scene. We see mike at the helm of his boat with a metal pin to his chest. His first from a foreign government indio ramirez is now the head of the country's coastal defense once again letter. Nimoy shows up on seahawks where he played indio. The invaders wasn't filmed in a small latin american country to filming was done in silver springs florida. Well i hope you enjoyed this. Latest installment of sea hunt that still alive brought to you by scuba shack radio.

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Race and Research: America Today

After The Fact

02:14 min | 3 weeks ago

Race and Research: America Today

"This is a place it's not necessarily just a melting pot but also a nation with so many people from so many different parts of the world. I think it's a little bit of melting pot and a little bit of some might say A mixing bowl or a sellable. Could you give us a top level. Sort of view of the change in america because of the mixing bowl melting pot really from the founding fathers days of the seventeen hundreds. We've seen that happen and it's happened in waves. What are some of those that will carry us to where we are today. Over the course of the two hundred plus years of a us history. There have been three major waves of immigration. There was a first wave of immigration. That happened in the mid nineteenth century largely irish and largely german and that brought about ten million people to the united states at the time. When you take a look at the second wave which happened in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries largely southern european as an italian and portuguese. And you think about the eastern european components to this as well meaning people from places like poland. You see a different a group of people coming and that too was a wave of maybe about fourteen million people. At the time in fact nine hundred ninety. The us share the population that was born in another country reached about fourteen almost fifteen percent. The third big wave started in nineteen sixty five when the us changed its immigration laws and changed the way which people could enter the country from nineteen sixty five a day. We've had fifty nine million more than fifty nine million people arrive in the country. And if you think about that that's a lot of people compare it to the size of the previous waves of immigration and the source countries for this new wave of immigration are largely in latin america as in mexico but also in places like for example asia so china and india have been other big sources of migrants today. The single largest source country is china second largest as india and the third largest is mexico for new arrivals but this is always changing in view following the news. Today he can see that the there's a lot of attention paid to the us. Mexico southern border because of the rising number of immigrants who are presenting themselves seeking asylum and many from are from central america.

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Interview With Author Francisco X. Stork

What Book Hooked You?

02:13 min | Last month

Interview With Author Francisco X. Stork

"So francisco. What book hooked you. Well when i was a teenager. I think freshmen in highschool one of the one of the books that hooked me into wanting to write about the young characters. was j. d. salinger's books Specifically i think the you know the the short stories. I found very interesting and also freddie and so we i. I couldn't imagine you know how he managed to keep me interested in a book. Were nothing happened. Essential so i figured i'd like to learn how to do that someday. So do you remember what the age you were when you were reading Jd salinger especially like frankin. Zoe yeah i was just i had turned fifteen so An hour each leverett ahead. Read other bugs before but it was. That was the kind of like where i really wanted to write for. Would characters that were that age. You know age and i thought it was. You know it. It took a while for me to do that. But that was the beginning as i think of the little. See that was planned. It of You know the kind of stuff that i wanted to write and you mentioned you were fifteen at the time. So were you a big reader. Was it easy to get you interested in books or were you You know they call them reluctant readers or were did you have to grow into your interested in reading or was it always with you know. I grew up. But i was born in mexico and i grew up obviously reading spanish. I think the first book that i read was a translation of mark twain's to princeton to popper at. I was in first grade. So i was like a big. You know a big hit there to tell people that story. And then i obviously. I started reading in started reading in spanish. I grew up a little bit in the the the latin america. Boom you know when you had all these great writers there were there. Were coming to be become beginning to be known

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"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

Reveal

02:23 min | 2 months ago

"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

"For lincoln with star wars franklin told me that with the lockdown. They weren't allowed to leave their village. And because of the corona virus there was even less work than before. Why the net. Oh there's no money he tells me there's no food and there's no firewood would give you some. We cape ideals goodbye. Franklin's father he'd bet does still fantasized about going back north but there was no way that he could secure another loan for a third trip to the us. Gwen frankly settled travis with the news. He's waiting for franklin who's now ten to reach his eighteenth birthday ghana in moscow. Randy mrs look. Yukio see then his son franklin can try his luck going north alone. The biden administration is promising to tackle corruption in guatemala. There's also talk of a large aid package coming to the region but guatemalan-born congresswoman norma torres says the us shouldn't send new aid until the corruption in the government is dealt with otherwise she says the us would just be lying the pockets of politicians instead of getting the money to the people who needed one final note after our story first aired back in september. Some of our listeners got in touch. They wanted to support franklin and his family one listeners sent the family five thousand dollars enough for them to pay back their entire debt. Thanks to reporter. Maria martin author of crossing borders building bridges journalists heart and latin america lead producer. This week is on yancy cortes. Aaron glance edited the show with help from executive producer. Kevin solved thanks to professor jo. Marie byrd of george mason university felix perez.

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"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

Reveal

02:43 min | 2 months ago

"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

"It all sounds like a fringy conspiracy theory but david ideas soon. Make their way into the mainstream. I the wall street journal publishes a series of columns supporting the bid cards. And before you know it. That is why we're having this hearing this. Lawmakers are talking about it in the halls of congress in april two thousand. Eighteen republican congressman. Chris smith questioned why velazquez prosecuted the bit coughs. These sentences were far harsher than those given the guatemalan officials who perpetrated the sale of passports. They're harsher than sentences given to rapists and murderers lawmakers also suggested alaska's was working with putin. This is the same thing. David landau told us. Alaska's turned down an invitation to testify at this hearing when we were in columbia. We asked him if he had any connections to russia. Are you a russian agent. That was their second. Put me see skurdal's here. He tells me he's never been to russia. Noten dinning theresa nin good. Russo has no relationship with anyone from russia though. Nc sieg has never received a single cent from anyone in russia. No one has provided any evidence to the contrary velazquez says the reason they wanted him out has nothing to do. With russia or marxism it has to do with who has power water tamala and had to keep it. Come on the earth's had gathered in libra. I tell velazquez it all seems like a cold war novel. She yes he says. But there's going to kiss but one written by gabrielle garcia marquez. Velasquez was experiencing the solitude of his office. He was losing his political allies in the white house. While jimmy morales was becoming closer to president trump they even attended the national prayer breakfast in washington together. President jimmy is still president trump. I understand what you're going through your local. You being persecuted by robert mueller. The states i am being persecuted by umbrellas kissing within my life. I know how much you've suffered through. All this velasquez was in trouble. His all ally. Joe biden was gone and when nikki haley trump's ambassador to the united nations paid water malla visit. She told it alaska's to tone it down. Stop bragging that you're more popular than the government and get rid of those. I love see see bumper stickers.

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"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

Reveal

02:23 min | 2 months ago

"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

"The public view. No it doesn't. I mean the fact is that i happen to be the one with an american address. Post office box whatever it was. I don't understand why david and independently wealthy. Bingo is so invested in what damola and what's more. Where does this grudge against. C- c- come from. We spent two hours talking to david. And he weaves this complicated story which essentially boils down to this marxist velazquez and his gang even now in the twenty first century. David still sees communist everywhere. It goes back to this old idea that by going after the rich and powerful in water malla seagulls following a marxist agenda to redistribute the wealth you sometimes hear the same sort of thing from conservative politicians in the us who consider taxreform that helps the poor socialism. But david claims that's not he says alaska's is a marxist because he acts like a dictator. He even lumps velazquez in with what he calls. The children of fidel castro. David says cc. True colors twenty eighteen c- c began to work with the russians. It began to work with putin. And you're saying this the face you realize how crazy this sounds so. Us audience but this was proven. This was demonstrated. i should say. There's no evidence that alaska's work with putin are ever took money from him and putin isn't even a marxist they family called the bid calms who had fled basically fled from the ussr. Not i'm sorry. It's me and the twentieth century russia. Okay they fled from russia and the took on the case of the bitcoin family. The bit are a family of russian. Millionaires poon went after them for embezzlement so they fled to water. Malla imbaba fake passports to get water citizenship. Alaska's had charges brought against them and the bid cavs were thrown in prison. This is where david is trying to draw that putin velazquez connection.

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"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

Reveal

01:33 min | 2 months ago

"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

"Where the world gets smaller. It turns out they might editor on this story. Aaron glance he knows david yet. You showed me this document. And i saw his name and i was like david landau with an address on the west side of san francisco. I david landau. I worked with him at a radio station twenty years ago so aaron arranges for us to meet david in this coffee shop. I decided to make it easy for you. Because i knew i know you. I've known i've known erin for a long time. Davidson independently wealthy white guy. He dresses like a beatnik and still takes pride in being the editor of the harvard crimson. Back in the early nineteen seventies. He doesn't seem to have to do anything for money. So he spends his time on his hobby writing about latin america so we asked him what his role is in this quantum on lobbying group i agreed to become you know the american whatever it was what was i am. I director my the president. I don't even remember what i am. Actually he's listed as the director on the document. We mentioned we wanted the sieg out. The activity was an effort at political persuasion between the government of guatemala and find a way of reaching the president in other words they wanted to get donald trump and as for who his associates are. That was tougher to get out of him. Who are you helping. Who are the people..

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"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

Reveal

01:32 min | 2 months ago

"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

"Nations the us and damola all came together in an effort to root out corruption and establish the rule of law in the country. The promise that everyone no matter how rich or powerful would face justice so that eventually people could live securely in a society where they could support their families. This effort was really unprecedented. But that dream was short lived. The dream fell apart. And who's responsible. That's what today's show is about. Before our story aired this past september reveals omnion ideas cortes spent more than a year working with maria to connect those dots. A story that shows how families like soils intersect with some of the world's most powerful players it all revolves around an alleged quid pro quo between former president trump and the president of guatemala. And who else is involved ladimir. Putin in our newly elected president joe biden begins story in south america. Right before lockdown began in march of last year. I flew to bogota colombia. To meet the man they call the robert muller of latin america. His name is yvonne velazquez and he brought down some of the most powerful people. In what amal. And i'm here to talk to him about it. We meet a best western in.

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"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

Reveal

02:52 min | 2 months ago

"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

"Said to pay their family steps. Debt these eight year olds are worried about their families debt. It's a story. Maria heard often in her reporting in guatemala. Small village in the municipality of the los angeles where the nago is really poor in this mostly indigenous province. The poverty rate over seventy percent. People here have no opportunity to get ahead unless they have relatives in the states. Who can send the money and because of the starter situation. Migration has become almost a tradition. A right of passage. Maria has been coming to these communities for decades living in guatemala. From within fifteen years. I've always felt called to cover central america because it seems that except when there are wars or earthquakes there's little interest in what ahmadullah or the central american region but when trump was elected i knew that migration would become a big political story and that despite his hardline immigration policies people would continue to come north and i wanted to know how that would play out in a place like this community of dodo. Santos gets therma-tru. That's where i met soil more. She surround face my a woman who looks a little beaten down by life and understandably so i followed her family for the past two years. I've traveled to her village where she lives in a small house. Made of wood metal sheeting and dirt floors. It sits on top of a hill site with no road. Access said no running water. Her husband he better to who's here to make six dollars a day when he can get work but the work is sporadic from. She feels completely abandoned by the government. The hawksbill just ship. Who even now. The only future that sorta at her family see is in the us. The thermal no gets soil speaks in the maya mom language through a translator. She tells me about day back in twenty eighteen her husband you'd better to had left the village journey north to the us. He took their eight year old son. Franklin justice trump's family separation policy was at its peak in yada western bibi west race. She tells me that what they got to the us. She found out that franklin had been separated from.

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Tropical Forest Destruction Accelerated in 2020

BBC World Service

00:59 min | 2 months ago

Tropical Forest Destruction Accelerated in 2020

"Fires and logging in the world's tropical forests increased last year. That's despite pledges by many countries and food companies to nd four station by the year 2020. Or from NPR's Dan Charles. The environmental group World Resources Institute been using satellites to track what it calls primary tropical forests. These are the areas with the most valuable wildlife habitat and stored carbon, the group says. An area of these forests the size of the Netherlands, disappeared last year. That's up 12% from the previous year. It was especially bad in parts of Latin America, including Brazil. There was good news, though from Indonesia, where deforestation is down. The group says it's especially concerned about the dramatic spike in wildfires in a vast area of wetland called the Pantanal in Brazil and Bolivia. It could be a signal that climate change and shrinking forests nearby might be drying out the wetland and making fires more likely. And Charles NPR News

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A Breakdown Of Latinx Heavy Medal

Latino USA

02:04 min | 2 months ago

A Breakdown Of Latinx Heavy Medal

"So i'm in the studio today with producer. Genie montalvo gene. So thought i wanna take you back to the latin grammys of twenty nineteen. What happened well. A bunch of things happened but relevant today. Yeah lars ulrich of metallica presented with the person of the year award. It's kind of like a lifetime. Achievement did not know. That's where you're going to go with this surprise but really you can see kind of losing it on the video but listen to him here. That's very funny to me for those who don't know who is. How would you describe his music. It's like top yet. Like pop rock but the area likes comey sunday at me but i had no idea he was a huge metallica fan. Wine is is a huge mental fan. And so we're a lot of people in latin america and that is what i'm going to be talking to you about today mysterious. I didn't know you were into metal finds story. Because i'm actually not. But i am surrounded by latino metal heads. My brother was into metal growing up my neighbors into metal and plays in a metal band. And what would life be like. It didn't marry someone who was also into metal much quieter. So speaking about my husband or nesto who you know as from peru. He was telling me the story the other day that got me thinking about this topic. It was about the time. When one of his favorite bands the british rockers. Iron maiden came to lima in two thousand nine. You have heard of iron. Maiden i've seen the sweatshirts when our media i came. I announce actually their visits lima. People started making plans to come to the show. People started coming from other cities. Even from equador people throw away from waiheke from keitel youth ecuadorian flex in the crowd

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Brazil posts record single-day toll of 3,251 virus deaths

Hugh Hewitt

00:27 sec | 3 months ago

Brazil posts record single-day toll of 3,251 virus deaths

"Has reported more than 3000 covert deaths in a single day amid calls for the government and the new health minister to take action to stem the nation's resurgence of Corona virus infections. In recent weeks, Latin America's largest country has become the pandemics global epicenter with more deaths from the virus each day than any other nation. Yesterday's record toll of 3251 deaths was driven by the state of South Follow Brazil's most populous state.

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Hagop Akiskal And The Bipolar Spectrum

The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

04:46 min | 3 months ago

Hagop Akiskal And The Bipolar Spectrum

"Rare for a scientific paper to fetch much on the black market. These days but i got the kisco was no ordinary psychiatrist. This is a book that has been made into many editions by cycads clinics. But if you go to latin america mimeograph versions are xerox versions on the market access for three hundred dollars like market for this book brazilians particularly loved so that in defiance of the even the the sim and that monograph he's talking about is currently selling for seven hundred to nine hundred dollars on amazon. It was an issue of the psychiatric clinics of north america. That gop guest edited in nineteen ninety nine and a paper that he wrote in that issue became one of his most influential and controversial in it he laid out a spectrum of bipolar disorders from the most manic psychotic extreme that schizo affective disorder two cases of bipolar that are only unleashed by substance abuse antidepressants or brain atrophy from dementia. Excuse me affective bipolar psychotic less than skis. Affective psychotic bipolar one bipolar to. There's something we call the half because there are psychosomatic less type. Which is medication associated Type for which is hyperthermic with depression. Because they people looking at the press is for the half which is substance used as five. Which is the knicks states. There's a pipe. Six which is in the context of dementia all but two of those categories have actually been absorbed into the dsm which now includes bipolar one disorder bipolar two disorder psychopathic disorder which views as the temperamental underpinning of borderline personality disorder and calls in his list bipolar two and a half when it occurs with the longer depressions of bipolar to then what about his bipolar three well antidepressant. Induced mania is now categorized as bipolar disorder in dsm five largely based on the research of gop and others who showed that over ninety percent of patients with antidepressant induce mania. Go on to develop full bipolar disorder with long term. Follow up a switching on the presence indicate by piloting. Now finally this and five is going to accept that then. He had bipolar four. That's hyperthermic the real charismatic. Hypo manic type temperament with depression. Okay this one didn't make it into the dsm actually and bipolar four and a half substance induced by polar disorder which is now categorized in the bipolar chapter india. Sem bipolar five depression with mixed features which was recognized for the first time in. Dsm five bipolar. Six mania in the context of dementia got believed that the brain atrophy of dementia could unleash a latent bipolar disorder in people with genetic or other risks for bipolar. But this category is not recognized in. Dsm unless you count as bipolar due to a general medical condition and yet you can hear in that court. That hookup is not satisfied. He's looking for a fight. He says his conceptualization was done in defiance of dsm that in defiance of the even the newly sm was a passionate man wore his heart on his sleeve. I am not very much of a political individual. Actually shy individual. Relatively speaking intellectuals tend to be. Yes oh you did do poetry and art. I saw on your cv you you. You were a poet and artist. Right of. I would say a young man. Everybody lies poetry. But some you fall in love with my wife. I always thought that way because When we were college students she said to me you one of those people who can bring science and art together and she said that's the ultimate aim of all our knowledge and i think that She she really saw something in me that time and predicted that my career would rise in methodic way bob Would only seventeen in college.

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Brazil's overwhelmed health system close to collapsing as COVID-19 deaths set record

BBC World Service

00:54 sec | 3 months ago

Brazil's overwhelmed health system close to collapsing as COVID-19 deaths set record

"Health Organization says it's very concerned about the cove. It 19 outbreak in Brazil with limited numbers of vaccines being distributed in Latin America. NPR's Jason Beaubien reports that Brazil is now reporting more newly daily infections than any other country in the world. The head of the Pan American health organization Karissa 10, says covert cases arising across much of South America, but situation is particularly bad in Brazil, she says cases are increasing in nearly every Brazilian state. ICU beds are filling to capacity and medical supplies are running out in the state of Amazonas variances discovered late last year. US led to a surge in new infections that have overwhelmed the health care system. Last week, Brazil recorded its deadliest day ever in the pandemic with 1910 covert related deaths over a 24 hour period.

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Betsy Parker And John Aprea, On 9 Marriages, Pilates, Love, And A lifelong Acting Career

The Skinny Confidential Him And Her Podcast

05:16 min | 3 months ago

Betsy Parker And John Aprea, On 9 Marriages, Pilates, Love, And A lifelong Acting Career

"Welcome back to the skinny confidential him and her podcast. I'm lauren everett's bostick. The creator of the skinny confidential and across from me is my husband. Michael boston cloudy today. We have an episode. That's kind of fun because it's kind of like you're happy hour with all of our friends. We decided to invite my pilates teacher who has become a dear friend of mine in la betsy grassi and her significant other jonah. Praia on the show to give you a little context. Betsy is a top celebrity influence. Pilates instructor she honestly has all the moves. When it comes to plaudits she trained me. Throughout my whole entire pregnancy was aasa. I- waddled over to her from our house every single day. She trained me. And then i would waddell back home up until the day that i gave birth. I think i worked out with her the day. My water. I'm convinced that's why the delivery was so quick strong. Tell she's absolutely amazing. Check her out on instagram at parker pilates and then we also asked her to bring on her stallion of a husband to use a stone. John my man. You're a handsome sob. They're very good looking couple. That's the has got it hit. She's got the body. She's got the clothes and then john. Her significant other is an american actor and comedian. He's best known for his role in the godfather part two. He was also in sopranos. He's also uncle jesse's dad in full house and in fuller house which is so hot. 'cause how fucking hot as uncle jesse i mean. Listen i don't know jesse is hard. I can't i can't long you can't live up. There's some guys you come across and you're just like well like i get it. I mean uncle jesse. When i was little my eyeballs were popping out of my sockets. Can't blame you and you know what's even hotter as uncle. Jesse has a hot dad john. Warren it's all fiction that right. I mean the people are real but you know come down so right now you'll be okay so i think that this conversation's really fun. 'cause they're telling stories of their life but they're also peppering in pilates tips and we're talking about acting or talking about the olsen twins of marriages letting there's like nine between them right nine marriages between both of them and what i love and what attracted me to betsy. So much is that. When i went to her studio i walked in. I looked around the studio. It was so beautiful good energy and she was so open with her life and every single time i work out with her which is a lot she just tells it how it is and she's unapologetically herself and i appreciate that especially in the world we're in today and i think that this episode so fun because they are both so open with that. Let's welcome betsy grassi. And john prior to the skinny confidential him in her podcast. This is the skinny confidential. Imon her donga great hair. He so much Now we're sure i got. I got one thing going for me. Doubt that you have two things going on my hot and everybody says it but we like a modest guy yet craig. Cranston was saying that you got competition like what we even with western would mean. Hit chris saying that you are very hot gossip. You're listening break you. Chris addresses betsy and my friend. Okay so we have betsy parker who is my palabras teacher. She is the hottest pilates teacher in. La and we have counterpart john who is also so hot in his leather jacket. Johnson actor and they have been together for twenty years. Own omar more. How long twenty two the to a. I don't even know if i can make two. Let's say twenty. We broke up twice. Okay yeah removed very care during this interview but probably not as it happens all the time. Okay what little breakup gut but we wake up every night. Just about this struggle but may listens fun. I want to get some context of both of you guys. And so i. I wanna go all the way back. Because i've heard working out with betsy about your childhoods but i wanna start with your child so maybe betsy you start and then john you can tell us about your childhood sure to get really specific so so yeah i was born in waukegan illinois if anyone does it know that it. It's a little a little suburb with a big suburb of chicago. It's on lake michigan and it is a factory town. My parents were born in latin america. Their parents were immigrants were armenian by ethnicity but were very american. We never liked gut clannish. I don't know i. There's no other way to describe it but there were probably fifty armenian families back then. So yeah and though i have Four siblings so there were five of us and we are one year apart and there were three boys and two girls while madaba busy busy. Mom and dad really didn't like each other that much but they liked having sex. I think they ended up getting divorced after we were all raised. Twenty four years later bought three brothers. I learned how to be tough. I learned to be funny. I was a tomboy. I learned sports but i think i loved still loved being girly and fashion for shirt.

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Israel approves plan to vaccinate West Bank laborers

Kim Komando

00:23 sec | 3 months ago

Israel approves plan to vaccinate West Bank laborers

"Work inside the country or in West Bank settlements. Critics have said Israel was not sharing the vaccine with Palestinians even as it plans to send access doses to allies in Africa and Latin America. Israel has already inoculated half of its population and just two months There are questions about the new Johnson and Johnson Co. With vaccine, which was approved

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FDA advisers recommend J&J vaccine for emergency authorization

Tom Sullivan

01:00 min | 3 months ago

FDA advisers recommend J&J vaccine for emergency authorization

"We got word moments ago. That the Johnson and Johnson vaccine has been approved. So now the panel unanimously recommended J and J. For emergency use authorization. Uh, this is the third vaccine that's out there. This is the one shot deal. It doesn't have the same efficacy. But it does keep you away from severe. Vaccine level of protection by region, JJ said, with the shot demonstrating 66% effectiveness overall But when you break it down by where they were doing the testing It was 72% effective in the United States. 66% of Prue, effective in Latin America 57% approval in South

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Medical oxygen scarce in Africa, Latin America amid virus

AP 24 Hour News

00:19 sec | 4 months ago

Medical oxygen scarce in Africa, Latin America amid virus

"At the start of the Corona virus pandemic, and doctors say the shortage has lead to unnecessary deaths. It takes about 12 weeks to install a hospital oxygen plant by Maidana here since 2015 18 T has invested more than $125 billion to help students get the Internet access. They need to learn, but

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Halo TV show will air in 2022, alongside Star Trek

The 3:59

05:57 min | 4 months ago

Halo TV show will air in 2022, alongside Star Trek

"So viacomcbs held its big investor presentation paramount plus which is rebranded and rebooted version of an existing service called. Cbs all access. What did we get yesterday yesterday. There was this three. Plus our event designed to unveil the scope of paramount plus says this revamped version of cbs. All access in a kind of inauspicious. Start this event that was supposed to talk about how the company is going to be really competitive and streaming ended up starting half an hour late because they were having problems streaming so that wasn't a great place to start but generally the main focus last night was squarely on programming all the titles that they're going to be creating the originals the exclusives movies and shows that they're going to be leading into sort of cbs's stable of networks and brands and intellectual property in order to hopefully they hope draw new subscribers to service that has been around almost since the very beginning of services like this. Yeah let's take into that. Because cbs all access has largely been known for shows like star trek discovery and well star trek card and star trek. Lower deck's star trek. What else are we gave from paramount. Plus it how does it differ from. Was he this. All access had been about the last two years. Generally i would say that. The basic proposition of paramount plus is pretty similar to cbs. All access some of the things that make. Cbs all access a little bit. Different from other streaming services is baked into ciba's access. You get a live feed of Your local cbs channel most streaming on demand streaming services. Don't have both. I kind of live and on demand element integrated within them. That doesn't really change paramount. Plus the things that are going to be changing. Like i said it's really about how they're trying to expand people's concept of what's this entire company a includes and so what that is that they're going to be making a lot more originals based on things from comedy central and tv from nickelodeon there's going to be a rugrats boot and an entire new studio dedicated to avatar the last air bender Universe shows in shorts and movies and they're going to be leading really hard into the paramount. Pictures movie studio that the company also owns. They're going to be reviving some franchises from that movie studios past and they're also going to be bringing a few of paramount pictures new theatrical movies to permit plus to stream earlier than would be normal. This is nothing like hbo. Max streaming every single warner brothers. New movie the same day as it hit theaters but subscribers to promote plus a will have the opportunity to stream movies like quietly to the new mission impossible mission impossible. I think at seven on the of subscribers will be able to stream that basically a month and a half after those movies hit theaters. So for example quiet place equal you'll be able to stream in november. That's not as aggressive as as some other services but it does change the proposition. Little bet from what people were used to. Cvs all access right and so. Let's get some details. How what is the service actually launched and home was the cost and did it does it differ from. What's he has. All access was charging. Yeah well this is something. I was kind of surprised that this is going to be such a confusing transition. What's happening is in one week on march fourth they will essentially replace. Cbs all accesses premium tier with paramount plus in a launch on the fourth in the us and across countries some countries in latin america as a ten dollar a month subscription. And that gives you everything on the service. Add freight then in june going to widen paramount plus to be sickly launched a cheaper ad-supported limited tier. That's five dollars month so that's comparable with similar tier that's already on. Cbs all access. So both of the services have these kind of like cheaper ad-supported tears and premium more expensive inclusive tears but ammo plus is going to be rolling them out in. This staggered way which is going to create some confusion for current subscribers and also perspective subscribers know. There's going to be period of a few months where there's going to be multiple apps that have the cbs name in them was have the paramount name in them. And it's going to be hard. It's not as simple proposition for consumers to figure out what they wanna get and where they can actually get it with all those moving parts happening at once so we saw out some difficulty with. 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Medical oxygen scarce in Africa, Latin America amid virus

AP News Radio

00:44 sec | 4 months ago

Medical oxygen scarce in Africa, Latin America amid virus

"The crisis over the supply of medical oxygen to coronavirus patience has struck in Africa experts say warnings went unheeded at the start of the pandemic and doctors say shortages of oxygen complet to unnecessary deaths the head of the Africa centers for disease control and prevention has told reporters medical oxygen is a huge critical need across the continent that's the main reason for hours patients are more likely to die there than elsewhere some desperate families of patients have turned to the black market for the life saving option the gap in availability is not being looked upon as one of the defining health equity issues of the pandemic era I'm Charles last month

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Attacks briefly knock some podcast hosts offline

podnews

02:57 min | 4 months ago

Attacks briefly knock some podcast hosts offline

"Browns bean spreaker and captivate all subjects to eight to nile attack. The same attackers appear to have been involved. We were wondering why they targeted podcast hosts so we talked to them. You'll find that full report in our show notes and our newsletter today. A company called. Happy scribe is publishing automated transcripts of podcasters without the parent's consent of many of the publishers. We learned today. Cumulus media owner of westwood. One has its achieved more than one billion downloads. In two thousand twenty podcasting revenue grew forty percent last year to they say. They've made their bet on partnership arrangements with talent as opposed to going out and spending a lot of money on it or infrastructure the company uses spotify owned megaphone backtracks has launched a tool that monitors your head gesture movements. The tool requires the listener to be using airpods pro headphones investor. Andrew wilkinson says in a tweet. He's removing podcasts. From his phone because podcastone mostly people repeating ideas. You already agree with or talking about things that trigger anxiety. He's co founder of tiny capital which invests in ios podcast app castro podcast membership platform super fast and podcast producer. Righto media try and digital has released the latest podcast ranker's for the us and latin. America they're incomplete ranker's containing participating publishers only notably the ranker's don't include. I heart radio podcasts. Triton digital is being bought by the company echoing the open independent nature of podcasting and writing in the financial times fulmer spotify chief economist will page notes that major labels released one point two million songs in two thousand and twenty but diy artists released nine point five million songs the music industry. He says he's making more money but has more mouths to feed. Iv is a new podcast app. That offers a way to follow. Topics tags hosts or podcasts. Catholic part is also a new podcast for android with a great name. Mavi star homa smart speaker in spain from canada now incorporates. I've is podcast catalog. And i will be speaking at the rain. Podcast business summit with npr's. Brian moffatt tickets are free and available now from link in our show notes and our newsletter. Today and in paul cost us the journal has an interview with dominion voting systems. Ceo john pelos today. His company has filed three defamation lawsuits against tv networks. Saying his excellently. One hundred percent accurate and very handsome. Voting machines are perfect. Which of course they absolutely are and nassar's curious universe is the first podcast recorded on another planet if features raw recorded sounds from the mars perseverance rover

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"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

Reveal

01:50 min | 10 months ago

"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

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"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

Reveal

02:57 min | 10 months ago

"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

"With trump. About six months after Morales pledged to move the embassy to Jerusalem Velazquez turns on the TV. With My. And there's the president surrounding humor fifty military officers backing him up as he announced. Get us. CECE will not continue. GPS with monitor tillery are summoned to the capital the parking front of the seek the machine guns manned and pointed Otis its military is. A threat with the military. The US military had provided the GPS to fight drug trafficking. It's a tense situation. Velazquez picks up the phone. Joe I. Then I'll look on. The news talk to the US ambassador. But the United States won't help. And all of this shook watermelon society to the bone. Dark reminder of the civil war and military rule what the? Bias? Free. Daycare. You represent in Ms said he got to the families country for decades suffered merciless. Military dictatorship. An entire generation of intellectuals killed there was a genocide. You but I don't me listen Diana's. Body seals thought to. Control election. Your normally thaddeus thousands of indigenous people murdered disappeared tortured all commended by government rules by the military. So Sony and military presence literally behind the president. It was a reminder especially for those over forty years old. This is how things used to be. Velazquez tries to stick it out but when leaves the country for UN meetings in New York a few days later, Morales issues another public statement. Then the declared that I will not be back what? Can. Interest. I will not be living in spite of this. He boards his plane to what the city and he's deported. Belong, stating would a mother? But we're leadership to me tobacco Columbia his home country where we met earlier this year. Velazquez says Morales also did something else for president trump. In July. Twenty nineteen trump announces the so called Safe Third Country Agreement with Morales, we've signed agreements with Guatemala that have been tremendous in terms of really both countries but our country with respect to. Illegals coming into our country under this deal migrants from other central. American. Countries like Honduras and El Salvador cannot.

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"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

Reveal

02:23 min | 10 months ago

"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

"From the public view. No it doesn't I mean. The the fact is. That I happen to be the one with an American address post office box whatever it was. I. Don't understand why David an independently wealthy getting his so invested in what the Damola and what's more where does this grudge against C- come from? We spent two hours talking to David and he weaves this complicated story which essentially boils down to this. Gear Marxists. Velazquez and his gang even now in the twenty, th century David still sees. Communist. Everywhere. It goes back to this old idea that by going after the rich and powerful in water. Malla see SEGER's following a Marxist agenda to redistribute the wealth. You sometimes hear the same sort of thing from conservative politicians in the US who consider tax reform helps the poor socialism. But David Claims He says, Alaska is a Marxist because he acts like a dictator even lumps Velazquez in with what he calls the children of Fidel Castro. David says he showed its true colors in two thousand eighteen C. C. began to work with the Russians. It began to work with Putin. And you're saying this of the face, you realize how crazy this sounds still US audience. Yeah. But this was proven this was demonstrated I should say there's no evidence that Velasquez worked with Putin are ever took money from him and Putin isn't even a Marxist they family called the Bid Collins who had fled basically fled from the USSR. Sorry it's me and the twentieth century Russia. Okay. They fled from Russia and the CC. Took on the case of the. Family. The bitter clubs are a family of Russian millionaires pooing after them for embezzlement. So they fled to Water Malla Imbaba fake passports to get Waterman citizenship. Velazquez had charges brought against them and the bid coughs were thrown in prison. This is where David is trying to try that Putin Velazquez.

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"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

Reveal

02:14 min | 10 months ago

"latin america" Discussed on Reveal

"While we were reporting this story, we kept hearing about this international lobbying organization called the Association for the rule of law in Central America. We have no idea who's behind this group. We have just one clue. This document we uncovered filed under the Foreign Agents Registration Act. scruple that the bottom is the name of the American representative. David landow. And this is where the world gets smaller. It turns out that my editor on this story Aaron Glance. He knows David yet you showed me this document and I saw his name and I was like David Landau with an address on the west side of San Francisco. Know David Landau I worked with him at a radio station twenty years ago. So Aaron arranges for us to meet David in this coffee shop. I decided to make it easy for you because I, knew I know you. I've known I've known for a long time. Davidson independently wealthy white guy. He dresses like a Beatnik and still takes pride in being the editor of the Harvard Crimson back in the early nineteen seventies. He doesn't seem to have to do anything for money. So he spends his time on his hobby writing about Latin America. So we asked him what his role is in this Guatemalan lobbying group. I agreed to become. The American, whatever it was, what was I am I director, my the president. I. Don't I don't even remember what I am. Actually he's listed as the director on the document we mentioned we wanted the league out the activity was an effort at political persuasion between the government of Guatemala and find a way of reaching the president. In other words, they wanted to get donald trump to. Seek. As for who his associates are, that was tougher to get out him. Who are you helping? Who are the people? I was helping the. I I am helping. The funders of this activity, and then the people who are carrying out, but.

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"latin america" Discussed on In The Thick

In The Thick

03:49 min | 1 year ago

"latin america" Discussed on In The Thick

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"latin america" Discussed on In The Thick

In The Thick

05:23 min | 1 year ago

"latin america" Discussed on In The Thick

"Is. The biggest difference is that there is that Anthony Fauci. There is more independent journals to be like Yo. What's up? Something's up here and -solutely it gets into a bigger issue you know, and not only the fact that you know this whole notion of not having an independent press. That's Kinda challenging this in the context of Mexico and we've talked about. About the sun in the thick before it is still one of the most dangerous places in the world to be journalist, that's also having a direct impact on the pandemic Mexico, so note these words that are very own. He said road for Noteworthy, which is the Journal blog and you say quote, imagine living in a country with restricted freedom of the press. The COVID, nineteen pandemic kits, and with it an overwhelming sea of information every morning at seven am. The president of this country hosts a media conference where he openly Denies Science, the chief epidemiologists makes up elaborate technical excuses to support these claims rather than contradict his boss together. They broadcast their messages on national television for three hours a day. Saying hundreds of things that are impossible to verify there is no fourth estate strong enough to hold them accountable. That country is dot dot dot dot Dot Mexico Ding Ding Ding Ding it. Also could be but I see the United States. You know I. IT extends sadly beyond Mexico Yeah Yeah so recently Latino rebels reported about how independent media in Mexico they've launched the campaign doormat. AMEX Hashtag Dome. AMEX which has taken seriously medical to fight against misinformation and also the spike of violence against women. That is the country's other pandemic. While this is happening, so we wanted to share it clip from our friend journalist, Laura Flanders. She had panel on her show to talk about this campaign, so let's listen to a clip of Jordan Melendez who is director of an NGO called fucked well. Why do you need to collaborate as independent Journalists Jordi? Mainstream media, the big commercial media doing a good enough job. See! Mickey! Mexico is a very big country with an enormous amount of media outlets, some of which have a lot of power. Deals. which for Mexico. There is an economic crisis in the media as well as a security crisis for journalists. This instance this is something we've seen for years in our countries so. The idea of creating unity within the independent media. Is a way to deal with different crises is when I'm Anita. Securities okay. So this is not just about the information for the.

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"latin america" Discussed on In The Thick

In The Thick

05:31 min | 1 year ago

"latin america" Discussed on In The Thick

"Hey welcome to the this is a podcast about politics, race and culture from a POC perspective on Madonna. And I'm Hulu Lorella people were taking a pause from domestic politics. We're GONNA. Sure and I know we could use it. And we'RE GONNA share an episode that we recorded at the beginning of June about the coronavirus pandemic and its new epicenter, which is Latin? America but a lot has changed in just one month since we recorded this so in addition to grappling with the pandemic from Columbia to make to Brazil now the region is dealing with its own anti-black violence and people have taken to the streets in solidarity with black lives, matter in the aftermath of George Floyd's murder here in the United States so when we recorded this show. The movement was just ramping up, so the focus for us was talking about the pandemic. It is bad as a June twenty fifth, there were more than. Two point two million cases of Covid nineteen in Latin America those are the actually by cases that they know of right. The region has surpassed the United States and Europe in terms of the number of people infected Brazil has the second highest rate over one point two million in the world after the United States and bit who Chilean Mahyco are also among the most affected countries in the region. Keep in mind that the region has these huge issues in terms of Testino under-reporting I mean even like questions of literacy. Just vulnerable institutions and public healthcare systems that are not up to par. Poverty really racism inequality so a lot of fear that this could lead to governments using this pandemic to justify human rights abuses. have. We seen that here. In the United States also squash social movements. Have! We seen that here in the United, states and push privatization, so it's it's worldwide, but we're focusing on America. Right and I'm glad we are because a lot of our listeners avast us, and you know this is what we do, and speaking about these examples of governments that you mentioned mighty..

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"latin america" Discussed on WSJ What's News

WSJ What's News

06:10 min | 1 year ago

"latin america" Discussed on WSJ What's News

"As we watch a spike in covid nineteen cases in the United States, there's ongoing desperation in Latin America some perspective, the region accounts for nearly half of the world's cases in the past two weeks one Ferraro is our South America Bureau. Chief. He joins us from Bogota Colombia one. It's good to have you here. Good to be here. One is we have been reporting and our global coverage. Every area is unique especially when it comes to transmission, what are the areas of concern in Latin America and how is the virus spreading? Well there are two countries that really stand out which are Brazil and Mexico. Brazil now has the second highest number of deaths in the world after the United States, and also the second highest number of cases more than a million cases, and then the other country is Mexico, which is also where the numbers are also rising really fast in terms of deaths, and and also infections, so the things that really stand out about these two countries or their governments both are populist governments led by leaders who have downplayed the danger of the virus and. And have questioned scientific evidence and scientific recommendations, and have really pushed for their economies to remain open, and so we've seen a confusion among the populace in both of these countries where these leaders have have called on on the economies to remain open or to reopen in the case of Brazil, and of course. I mean that has been terribly confusing for a lot of people who were unclear exactly well. What is the danger here? I mean if our president is telling us that we can go out into the street and work well, why can't we? In, Brazil there's been really sort of this battle between. Your Bolsonaro, who's the president and various governors and mayors? Governors and mayors, a number of them in a number of them very prominent, and are leading some important cities and states have really pushed for not exactly a lockdown, but social isolation measures and calling for businesses to close non essential businesses. This has happened in a lot of places in Brazil, but there's been a push poll with the federal government which has called for things to reopen, and now in effect in Brazil. A lot fewer people who are abiding by a social isolation measures, and of course the virus is spreading very very quickly in that country. As far as the numbers are concerned and the impact, do you feel it's an accurate representation as to what's really happening? Oh, no, not at all in Brazil, researchers are saying that instead of the one point one million. Who are infected, which is the official count based on on the tests that have been performed? There are actually as many as seven million or more people. It really depends on the on the university or who the researcher is. No one knows of course swore, but they talk about much larger numbers Mexico on the other hand is a country that has very low testing very very low testing levels in that country. Country and the government has made that has made testing a very low priority and a lot of people in these countries I mean who die of covert and have never been tested may have never been in a hospital never seen by a doctor. We see that in their death certificates at it says I'll. They died of respiratory failure. Respiratory problems very good chance that what they actually died of Covid nineteen. Are there any measures that seem to be working as far as curbing transmission? Are there some some notes of success? Yeah, most definitely I think that if you look across this whole vast region, we're talking about well over thirty countries. More than six hundred million people across a very very large area, there are pockets of success. In Columbia which is a pretty big country, fifty million people, and has a pretty low level of deaths and infections. I think the the bright spot. Here is the city of medigene. We're talking about a city with two point five three million people they have actually put out this application, and so they have called on people to a register their information, and so forth and provide information about what their needs are. They need food. If they need help, they need a doctor. What their health concerns are and. And so forth, and so the government can quickly react and health authorities. Can that way also track if there are clusters of of covid nineteen in certain areas of the city and help isolate, and so forth as someone who lives in south, America, and someone who reports in South America. What are the questions you have? What are the unknowns that you want answered? Well I think the big unknown I want answered is is exactly. How widespread is this? And how many people have actually died from this disease? There's deficient healthcare because people are afraid to go to the doctor in some of these countries, actually a you have people who believe that there's actually some kind of government conspiracy. Against them in that covert is just something that's made up by the government, and also because the testing are low lower than in the United States lower than in Europe. Then we don't have an accurate reading, and then of course here in this region, we also have authoritarian governments you know, and so there's there's there's a lack of clarity do do we really know what's happening in Venezuela? Authoritarian brutal government there they in the past have tried everything. They can't hide their healthcare disaster. If you look at their official numbers, things are wonderful in Venezuela I. Don't think anybody believes that, but it's very hard to report and find out the truth in countries like that. One for our South America Bureau chief one thanks for joining us. It's been a pleasure, thank you. And, that's what's news for this morning. If you like our show, please rate and review US wherever you get your podcasts. We're back with another updated episode this evening. I'm Mark Stewart with the Wall Street. Journal thanks for listening..

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"latin america" Discussed on Latino Rebels Radio

Latino Rebels Radio

09:13 min | 1 year ago

"latin america" Discussed on Latino Rebels Radio

"The will of the people But also you know then recognizing that in the vacuum of power the most radical elements of the opposition are the ones who have moved in to fill in the vacuum. So I got into you know you can. You can have a nuanced position and say an AH express criticisms of leadership. Also you know taking into account that Invited the OI asked to to the audit of the election survey found irregularities he immediately turned around and denounce him again. You have to think it's funny in. Every single left is sort of governments and leaders leaders leaders in America. They detest in Bolivia. It was quite the opposite in Bolivia they were actually seen as a closed legitimising to apple and the right did not trust Russell. Dos so you talk to people on the ground and they tell you basically what's going on you know when you when you talk to people when you talk to conservatives yeah you get. Did you get the same sort of criticisms you might expect but when you talk to people on the left and believe you people are mad about the fires because we have very close to agribusiness People are mad about how he is handling of you know. LGBT Q.. And abortion rights because he was very getting very close to evangelical groups So you know there are all these nuances that people. People don't understand It's the same in Chile right. I mean Chile. You have conservative government in this guy in this up in the opposition seems wing and they're trying to overthrow this neoliberal but reality -ality people who are very very complex things you know the release to the Constitution and amending the Constitution and they end. The government actually now offered a lot of different Outlets to solve it so you know I and they're calling actually for new constitution and maybe next year. They're going to vote to see. They're going to rewrite it so again. You know yeah yeah I mean a lot of really bad abuses of the police were happening in in Chile But you know you can't also condemned blanket can issue a blanket nation. I say all the Chilean government is massacring people in not responding to the protests. When in fact they are doing? But you're also you can also say they have committed serious abuses and they've made a lot of mistakes at the beginning just like able did so you know again Left to right not so not so easy. I really wish it was because it would make got. My job is just to take it out of your logical position and you say this is the. That's my point because it's interesting because I do feel like Latin. America is incredibly complex but the US policy in Latin America is actually still looking at through the simplistic Lens. So when you mentioned like the O. A. S. the fact that trump those really interesting the moment Evo Now I'm not surprised. You know the White House. The moment able resigned. There's a statement from the White House us about Bolivia but President Trump I think is only common about Chile was at a gaggle when he does it in front of the helicopter and he said I know a lot of Chilean's ends are really great people that should work it out and it's kind of you know the US being involved in here is clear that at least trump policy it's still kind of on the pendulum on the right. So anyone you know the Nicaragua was in the Bolivia's Cuba's and the minister of the world That that that's that's bad for. US Policy so they celebrated Morales leaving for sure that all this you can see you can see how a a lot of things aligned with US policy priorities. You could also see how yeah issuing statements legitimizing them help but there's also is not so easy to see see that there is direct involvement at least not at the stages right so I mean again. I'M NOT GONNA sit here and there's been no direct can also sit here and say there has been because I I haven't seen any clear evidence other than yes. I mean other than statements and things that seemed to encourage you know You know regime change quote unquote that you know aligned with the ideological Ideological sort of you know Prison of the White House. Now we know that the why this White House and the State Department and is is in disarray. Incomplete political disarray. And so I I also I don't know I wouldn't ask cry. This level of efficient metal meddling in Latin America to these people either. At this point I feel like Yeah there could be benefits for for them taking certain positions or encouraging leaders to add but at the same time there it hasn't been I don't I haven't seen any evidence of a coherent policy. or Co he's a policy to encourage all these things to happen all at once right and we don't know right we don't know so you're right about the State Department and the like we don't know what's going on but it's an easy. You know people people who follow what's happening I I do know what's happening on the ground. I mean I do know what's what's been the political battles in the political pressures that that has been developing for for for all for all these years in America that sort of exploded in this way. I mean again if you haven't been paying attention to Bolivia and you sign up on twitter right now you see. There's an indigenous Socialist leftist president has been ousted in a coup and conservative right wing government aligned with the. US It's taking power and that seems like a very easy narrative narrative to to believe and trust. But but of course are my by my job and one that has been following for such a long time. You realize it's not a simple right and and then just to finalize it because while this is all happening then you have the president of Cuba saying hey guys your policies to us off a work and so I mean it feels like the last time I had you on. We were talking about Venezuela earlier this year. And I'm Kinda like Cuban minutes whether become like they're not even on the radar in a lot of ways now so what you know. What I mean like was interesting because in Cuba where there's no real democracy to be? It could be defended or like like what went when they hand chosen president quote unquote of Cuba. You know who was who was picked By mind you buy the vegetarian brother of the previous leader of Cuba. You know. He'd says democracies under attack in Bolivia. Like well you better interest. This went out because I don't know if you're qualified speak about democracy eight of the same thing with with someone who has refused to allow a if You know free and fair elections events because he is. He's paneling of the economies of of of of the country has been dismal and all all credible polls show show. He's an incredibly unpopular president and he will be voted out because no president could survive the disaster. SPAS is. He's an actor so you know there's a there's a tube countries resent are now. Yeah they might be I mean even in the case of Chile was Kinda gloating you know. Look at all these popular uprising. Against you guys gonNA kick cowed this conservative government and Chile but at the same time as well but it basically its own famous people or people because they don't get that say they don't. I made we know. We know about the rampant repression Minnesota and of course in Cuba. Well there's no tradition of having elections. Hey A- Lopez I can talk to you forever but I really appreciate huge like we needed to catch up and Oh thank you for having me. I really say this again I it's very complicated. It's it's incredibly nuance but But you know I. It's also heartbreaking. I feel I what's happening for. I believe in people and for people chilly I mean would you really want is voices ought to be heard and and and and and hopefully democratic and peaceful way. And we're we're seeing that's not the case and I I'm worried about it. Yeah Yeah I think we should all but keep doing the great work you're doing and And I'm not saying that just because you're my editor when I write for you once in a while so there you go thank you so much. Keep it going really pursue perspective. You Ousman Montel talk to you soon but I just want to thank you again for breaking it down trying to at least begin to analyze this And understanding how complex it is not only in how we report it but also how people consume it and interpret. I think it's a really interesting fascinating debate. I've been following it so much. We're publishing as many articles as we can not rebels and we'll continue to try. I do look into this a little bit more but I just felt like it was important to begin to have this conversation again. Because there's so much news breaking out of Latin America every day day and with the impeachment happening. It's there's so many people who follow us who really want to know what's going on in the region so we're trying to do the best so we can anyway guys. If you like what you heard please please rate and review US share this podcast. Follow us at Latino rebels fellow me at little seventy seven. We'll be back with another podcast special. Thanks to producers Luiz Luna who does magic behind the scenes to make me sound. Intelligent intelligent would guess so special. Thanks for him for booking this interview and like we always do guys always goes out with our player. Manasseh who Latino rebels radio.

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"latin america" Discussed on Latino Rebels Radio

Latino Rebels Radio

10:37 min | 1 year ago

"latin america" Discussed on Latino Rebels Radio

"But rebels Radio Latino rebels radio here in Sunday Sunday November. Seventeen th two thousand seventeen. Listen to audio boom stitcher spotify apple podcasts. Or wherever you get your podcast and also not no rebels dot Com Latino rebels radio of two thousand and nineteen best multicultural podcasts nominee by IHEART. Talk Radio podcast awards there you go listen guys. Latin America Latin America Latin America Latin America haven't had much much time to absorb what has been going on in places like Chile and Bolivia and I didn't deny and Brazil and and even Beddu Ecuador just all over the region and I just wanted to take a pause and bring someone who can at least begin to address some of the bigger issues here or what. This means politically for the region. So I connected with Elisa Lopez who heads up the Washington Post global opinions page full disclosure I've written a couple pieces for the Washington Post opinion opinions global opinions this this this year and allies my editor. So it's kind of a cool. He's Super Smart Guy and I really love interacting with him so we connected on Friday so we did this on Friday afternoon. He was in the Washington Post media in Harlem. And here's the conversation Mercedes that we had ally thank you so much for being on Latino rebels radio been meaning. I'm just so happy that you're with me. Thank you for having me listen. I actually think we're witnessing the most dramatic political upheavals or changes in Latin America at least in my generation. I mean I think maybe the last ten twenty years and and we haven't even really stopped a look at what has been happening. know the focus is on Bolivia this week but what can you just begin to frame the last couple of months in a way that we can start begin to start making sense out of this because I feel like we haven't there hasn't been a lot of conversations you know what I mean that look at this from a bigger view for sure. What are your thoughts? I mean look. It's it's interesting you mentioned these are these are incredible. You know Beaumont's of traumatic upheaval political. He'll in the last maybe twenty years and we go back twenty years and we are at the start of the pink tight ride the so called pink type the arrival of the of the new sort of leftist governments governments in the region You know so. People have talked About the famous pendulum swings inland American And and if you take kind of simplistic very high level you could say oh well maybe. The pendulum is swinging back to the right. After these governments of the left had their shot. Well is not that clear cut. Of course you know we are seeing If we have to zoom in and then you see what's happening in Chile is you. We have a very popular uprising against the conservative government. What happened in All these different characteristics they left his back in Argentina after being out out of power Then we have a situations in Brazil where Bolsonaro one after after. Of course you know major political scandals impeachment teach men but Lula has now. It's free now he's he's been freed because you know serious serious irregularities In here in the prosecution against him so he's now beads somewhat vindicated However this is not affected necessarily Samaras ability to govern to the gover- so you know if we zoom and of course we we start seeing all the shades in a left and right thing Simple sort of explanation. The pendulum swinging back alive if they all fall apart so so I feel like we what we need to understand. Is that Latin America you know went through has gone through different political local movements economic moments. Each country has had booms and busts And you know I think the one thing that might be able to unify all this. So you see people organizing people organizing and take into streets using social media Really really putting demands on on on on on their government be more transparent to address serious issues of inequality I mean. This is the one thing that hasn't changed in in our continent. Sadly Essay you know. Income inequality is still rampant. Corruption is still very rampton also yet to remember over the past few years we've gone to the Brecht famous scandal. You know which had his tentacles all over the region you know. Practice of people may not know is a major construction firm in based in Brazil. That was bribing. Everybody nobody left and right to get you know to get projects in Latin America big infrastructure projects so you know but this also happy of corruption inequality oldest having changed but we well. We're seeing basically just a huge citizen response to us and organizing social media. Young people have A. Ah kind of like you know just sort of tried to people count. You know. It's interesting because one of the things that I'm trying to get out of all this is one of the arguments agreements is how there's been such a lack of democratic institutions in the history of Latin America and that we're seeing now through social media and organizing is sort of and like like an active like social democracy or like a like popular democracy and and these waves of populism are now becoming being digital and speak a little bit more about that. Because I think you're right I think this whole simplistic right. Left Pendulum US policy you know year things like as and it's like people are rolling their eyes and is it a coup is it not a coup is no I mean look we can debate the the coup a of obviously I think that What's happening in Bolivia is is? It's incredibly sad. You know we. We saying You know the first digital president who was took it was who's chosen on this huge wave of popular support He he's you know he's now gone pressured to leave the country and and now you have a government conservative government I government has sort of like co opted a as as a protest a civil protest movement that started originally to put pressure on on what was happening during the elections. which again you know? It was really really shading what was happening in the election but now but now things sort of like I think. Got Out of hand The military get involved in the opposition is trying to move to fill the vacuum. And of course we're asking supporters. You know he's huge so has has a huge base of support are you know are rising up and and and also pushing back so I mean again if you look at Bolivia Bolivia is is is is is an example of a country that had very weak institutions able Morales had become basically the states. You know he was a very powerful figure He you know he had named you know. The core is the Electoral Council L. Institutions basically responded to him directly because he was such a popular leader and also very a strong leader. Then of course you know this happened you know. Everyone else is out pressured by the military. The one By the police and then the military the one institutions. There's a he was A. He wasn't able to fully penetrate politically. And then of course you have this vacuum There were no constitutional order. You know to to replace him. You know the people who were supposed to replace him and his party have been blocked from this from the answer so you have a situation exactly like you said is is a weekend of institutions everything. Everything has relied on the one one powerful populist leader now Argentina on the on the flip side of that is that well we'll see. We saw a peaceful transition of power right and the left Again you know it was a it's it was recognition you know failed policies brought a right wing government he messed up even more And people got fed up and put the people who are used to be there. They're back in place again. It's what's that's what's supposed to happen in them. Accuracy abuse supposed to have peaceful resolutions to the ballot box but but unfortunately Zine in Bolivia that didn't happen you know I'm intrigued because following these events and you know it feels like I gotta break from work. You Know Rico happen then break and then all of a sudden it was like Ecuador Peru. Haiti You know then you get into Chee Lay Dina and then even the elections in Hawaii and then Lula comes. And that's the thing is like Lula's freed lied on a Friday and able motel is is if resigns on a Sunday you know on a Monday and I'm like what the like the two probably most iconic I don't leftist this leaders of of the modern American politics and and but when I'm when I'm fascinated about this as I see how journalists are trying to deal with this until the story because we're trying and I'm sure you know the post and other people try and I feel like they're still. It's like you're trying to get to like this. Might not be a typical. The pendulum left to right. But I think the reactions are still left and right. You know what I'm saying. I think the audience especially here here Latinos and Latin Americans who are who are dying to find out like who are just thirsty to find information about what's happening line America there's definite interest but it's hard to get into this nuance. So what are you you as a journalist you know opinions guy euro-latin-american est like me like what's going through your remind about that. Well I'm trying to get as close to the ground is possible and we're in in our responsibility. When seeking opinions is we have to look? Ed have to listen to people on the ground. Reach out for the voices You know we. We had a window bustle. Done you know the Bolivian writer. He's he's basically we trying to give nuance to this. You Know He. He's what he wrote a piece for us saying look Allies was not very popular. You know what people people movements it's on the left had also you know demanded pressured him into respecting.

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"latin america" Discussed on Monocle 24: Section D

Monocle 24: Section D

06:21 min | 3 years ago

"latin america" Discussed on Monocle 24: Section D

"When I talked with my other colleagues, we're leaving New York or Europe or even some other places of Latin America. The really replies like, Wade, your friends are architects? Yes. Are you having lunch with architects all the time? Most of the time, and we're friends. We're competing one day. We know for the project and the next day we collaborate together and if we don't, well, we're having lunch and just like having fun like it's not something like when you compete against each other, then you cannot talk to each other. It's a very friendly environment on bushy it a lot. Mexican architect free to Escobedo that speaking in studio to James Frederick, we also spoke to Escobedo in design themed may issue of monocle magazine, which is on all self respecting news times. Now. And from design minded buildings. We turn our attention to a groundbreaking online firm with architecture as its focus just ten years ago, Chilean architect. David Basulto created daily a website that's become the world's most visited architecture resource. Santiago based Taylor was created with the aim of spreading architecture news, opinion pieces interviews, and lessen own self submitted projects from around the world and not least to promote design talent from Latin America. But what makes this region such fertile ground for talent, both homegrown and international. This shows produce definite Connie's recently coats up with David Basulto to find out what's behind a new wave of talent cresting in Latin America. What the world seen now coming from letting America is something death us being in the making for many years something tonight, these T went to many Google that gonna make a girl. The menu -tunities. Development and for construction tune that allow architects to sunny hundred anus median laddy CD Puga to start their careers after that in the gun three, same assess in Brazil. Colombia. Governments have put up based focus on building CB infrastructure that have gone into public officials of any new -tunities for young and emerging architects. These process that he's not like in Europe or in the US has taken up the time, but now has provided a strong base for perky take to emerge. I think that architects we're seeing now coming from Columbia, but a why T? Argentina, a and Mexico are part of this new wave of development, and what do you see in terms of how that being received? And I guess possithe does well in Europe and the rest of the world. We have the example of free Disko Kobe though. Who won the commission for this is sometime pavilion a couple of years ago. There was another Chilean architect Raj. You know, what are we seeing in terms of, you know, all they finally being recognized more and more knowing where isolate in headless resources on the leads to a particular steady that is driven by necessity and the generates special kind of innovation. On the other hand, these deal wild continent as many pressing geography. So this combination between the landscape, the nature that is very strong and they need to more with less as particular aesthetics in Latin America. You still have this freedom that no way so-so strain because is when you don't have enough resources, you had two more inventive. Are there any specific has credit? Tricky question, but specific architecture schools or universities in Latin America that. You think stand out that we've seen good amount of design talent coming from will. The, for example, is one of the cell Baldo is betting thirsting Bush by faculty that is really connect with deceit. The hassle, I guess, racial for the future of southbound on the on the fashion, what they do me a these unique school. On the other hand, you have schools with a long tradition, south gotta leak that are producing bay debating woods to that most of the ones that you are hearing about coming from here. But also there were small schools that are being morning novato in the room. So tests university, the Talca, which is located in the south of T lay ruinous cool where students have to build a rather projects, and that keeps them have very down to hair approach to how to work tour. And again, a difficult question, in your opinion, that. Few specific names of young studios that we should be looking out for a thing. The kind of inventory related to doing Alejandro beals from the weight load. It allow young are definitely the were taking out the architects. WTI, they're from T have any stream are ground on the craftsman of architecture. But whatsoever again, that for me, thirsting is Mexico because Mexico City that bears these amazing. It'd be country that from down to south east to west, has different academic throw scenes for should that they testified under, oh, Medo into Arkin. Resort Tam or say, stabby architects, anyone known role. But none. You're stuck to hear more about people like fiscal vandal, like dole would app studio that are very young, but that doing avenue dissing local architecture. The arrow saw over global scale, these Putin Mexico on the map, not just in terms architect to production, but also this course, and in terms of academy with our Mexican architects, boiling broke to that was David basaltic found of Santiago based architecture websites aren't daily and himself an architect from the that Catholic in Chile.

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