On our seventh episode, Chris Sabatini and Ken Frankel talk to Laura Mora, award-winning Colombian director and screenwriter, to discuss her feature film, “Matar a Jesús,” her writing process, and the new wave of women directors coming out of Colombia.
On our sixth episode, Chris Sabatini and Ken Frankel speak to Alma Guillermoprieto, award-winning Mexican journalist, to discuss Nicaragua’s past, the real reason behind the rise of Bolsonaro, and which country makes the best ceviche.
For decades, the United States’ National Endowment for Democracy, or NED, has played a key role in shaping Nicaragua’s political arena. Today, NED grantees are at the forefront of the civil society groups supporting the current protests.
Like the Arab Spring in 2010-2011, students have been at the epicenter of Nicaragua’s uprising from the beginning, but their discontent has spread like wildfire. Nicaraguans around the world are calling for change.