Remembering Marielle Franco a Year After Her Assassination

Mar 18, 2019
10:57 am
Originally published at Latin America News Dispatch

Two days before the one-year anniversary of the killing Rio de Janeiro Councilwoman Marielle Franco, police in Brazil arrested two former officers for the assassination. In communities all over the world, people gathered to remember her this week. Producer Alanna Elder went to one of these gatherings in New York. Plus, LAND editor Colleen Connolly talked to Alvaro Céspedes, who spent a year reporting about a Peruvian woman’s 30-year quest for justice after she was raped and her husband was killed during Peru’s internal armed conflict.

Guests: Marcia Tiburi, Kendall Thomas, Edson Cadette and Alvaro Céspedes. Hosts: Emily Corona and Cecilia Nowell. Producer: Alanna Elder. LAND editor: Colleen Connolly.

This episode was recorded on March 15, 2019. Music: Assinatura de sal by Minha Embala, Memories in Love by Lobo Loco, Isalaga by Yan Terrien and a mix by Dax on the Trax.

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