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Across the Americas

Across the Americas


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"Across the Americas" is a weekly show by the CIP Americas Program that takes a bird's-eye and a worm's-eye view of what's happening south of the border. From Mexico's drug war to Chile's Mapuche uprising, we discuss Latin America's grassroots movements and the U.S. role in a changing hemisphere.

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On the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, Across the Americas looks at the unfulfilled promises for social justice that are sparking growing tensions in Mexican society. Part One of this on-going series looks at what has happened in... more

ON this debut show, host Laura Carlsen will discuss Mexico's drug war with experts and citizens. The drug war has led to over 15,000 homicides sine Pres. Felipe Calderon took office. Despite the wave of violence it has unleashed,... more