Global Americans and the Canadian Council for the Americas presents Two gringos with questions, an interview series featuring political and cultural leaders from across the Americas. Every month, Your hosts GA Executive Director Chris Sabatini and CCA’s President Kenneth Frankel, two gringos who focus on and work in Latin America and the Caribbean, will ask policymakers, business leaders and cultural movers and shakers about their views on the region and its future.
For the Inaugural episode, Chris and Ken interviewed Nicaraguan Journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro. This time, they interviewed Venezuelan journalist Francisco Toro. Toro left Venezuela in 2009 for Montreal, making him one of a growing number of Venezuelan-Canadians. Once in the Great White, Toro continued his blog, which has grown and expanded into one of the leading outlets focused on Venezuela, The Caracas Chronicles. Over the last two decades Toro has written for The New Republic, The New York Times and The Washington Post. He’s also the Chief Content Officer of the Group of 50, which brings together top Latin American business leaders.
To “commemorate” the 20th anniversary of the election of Hugo Chavez in December 6, 1998. Your hosts’ talked to Toro on what 20 years of Bolivarian Revolution has meant, for the beleaguered country, its people and their future.