Issues in the Caribbean provide the central themes this week on Latin Pulse. The program provides a deep analysis of the issues confronting the new relationship between Cuba and the United States. Major parts of the discussion reveal how these relations are linked to domestic presidential politics in the United States. The second segment in the program discusses the racial tensions fueling immigration policy in the Dominican Republic, regarding threats to deport Haitian immigrants. The news segment of the program covers the details of the historic ceremonies to officially open the Cuban embassy in Washington, D.C.
The program includes in-depth interviews with:
Bill LeoGrande of American University; and
Tim Shenk of the Committee on U.S.-Latin American Relations (CUSLAR).