An Episode of Democracy: Puerto Rico After the Protests

Sep 10, 2019
11:21 AM
Originally published at Latin America News Dispatch

After a few months off, RadioLAND is back. In this episode, we look at one of the summer’s biggest stories: the resignation of Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló and the protests that surrounded it. LAND staff writer Paola Nagovitch reports from Puerto Rico on what the protests were like and what’s next for the island, including the role that it will play in the 2020 presidential elections.

Guests: Sandra Rullen, José Alameda and Charles Venator-Santiago. Reporter: Paola Nagovitch. Hosts: Cameron Oakes and Taylor Jennings. Voiceover: Chase DiBenedetto. Producer: Alanna Elder. LAND editor: Colleen Connolly. News clips courtesy of: PBS NewsHour, CBC News, CBS This Morning, Fox News, NBC News, The Washington Post, and Global News.

This episode was recorded on Sept. 5 and 6, 2019. Music: Los Parientes de Playa Vicente by La guanábana and a mix by Dax on the Trax.