Protesters in Colombia Regroup After Deal, Without Presidential Meeting

Apr 15, 2019
11:49 AM
Originally published at Latin America News Dispatch

A month-long blockade of the Pan-American Highway in Colombia is over, but the movement behind it is not, according to the leaders of a coalition of Indigenous groups. Producer Alanna Elder reports on what happened and what’s next. Plus, former LAND staff writer Hanna Wallis, who wrote about the movement for the New Republic, talks about what it was like to cover it on the ground.

Guests: Homer Hernán Magín, Jaime Diaz, Virginie Laurent and Hanna Wallis. Hosts: Jacqueline Kovarik and Vaclav Masek. Reporters: Chase DiBenedetto and Alanna Elder. Producer: Alanna Elder. LAND editor: Colleen Connolly.

This episode was recorded on April 11, 2019. Music: Secret Igloo by Yan Terrian, Piano Parapentes by Lobo Loco, Vijera Mistica by Chico Trujillo and a mix by Dax on the Trax.