5 episodes

Latin America Reports: The Podcast is an inside look into the process our journalists go through to report on the top stories in the region

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Latin America Reports: The Podcast is an inside look into the process our journalists go through to report on the top stories in the region

    Meet the teenage indigenous activist fighting climate change

    Meet the teenage indigenous activist fighting climate change

    Helena Gualinga is a 17-year-old climate activist from the Sarayaku indigenous community, located deep in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Having spent two years of her infancy living in the indigenous community, Helena’s activism started at a very young age. Dubbed by some as Ecuador's Greta Thunberg,  Latin America Reports journalist Sophie Foggin spoke to her to find out more.

    • 10 min
    Audio Article: Uber’s departure from Colombia sparks debate over app regulation

    Audio Article: Uber’s departure from Colombia sparks debate over app regulation

    This is an audio article of "Uber’s departure from Colombia sparks debate over app regulation." The original article can be found on the home page of Latin America Reports. This article was produced by Sophie Foggin, and the voice-over by Sam Brake Guia.

    • 4 min
    Special: Protests in Colombia

    Special: Protests in Colombia

    In this special episode, we speak to the Latin America Reports team, who reported on Colombia's national strike in Medellín, as well as political analyst Sergio Guzmán, who took part in the march in Bogotá. Guzmán tells us what is different about these protests, what he thinks they will achieve, and why the current government response is "lacklustre."

    Visit our website LatinAmericaReports.com for  photos and interviews from the protests in Medellín. 

    • 18 min
    Illegally trafficking night monkeys in the Amazon

    Illegally trafficking night monkeys in the Amazon

    In this episode, we speak to journalist Sophie Foggin about the complexities of the illegal trade of night monkeys in the Amazon. She tells us about environmental activist Angela Maldonado, who has spent two decades protecting the monkeys but now has to relocate due to safety concerns. Visit LatinAmericaReports.com to read her upcoming article on the subject.

    • 13 min
    Social unrest in Latin America

    Social unrest in Latin America

    In this episode, we speak to journalist Frances Jenner, who has been researching the protests in Bolivia, Chile and Ecuador. She tells us who she's been speaking to, the context behind the protests, and gives an update on the current situation. Visit our website LatinAmericaReports.com to read her upcoming article on the subject. 

    • 12 min

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