ANN: Podcasts of Interest to Latin Americanists to Sept. 15 2021

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Podcasts of interest to Latin Americanists, to September 15, 2021



The Altamar podcast has run two recent episodes on Latin America.

José Miguel Vivanco, Director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division discusses on-going issues in Cuba in the face of recent wide-spread protests. “Cuba Libre? Not so Much”


In another episode, the Dominican Republic’s Foreign Minister Roberto Álvarez, discusses the shift of supply chains from China to geographically closer regions, the Caribbean in the case of the US.  “’Friendshoring’ in the Caribbean.”



New Books Network

Noah Hurowitz – El Chapo: The Untold Story of the World's Most Infamous Drug Lord


David C. Kirkpatrick – A Gospel for the Poor: Global Social Christianity and the Latin American Evangelical Left


Lindsay Naylor – Fair Trade Rebels: Coffee Production and Struggles for Autonomy in Chiapas


Corinna Zeltsman – Ink Under the Fingernails: Printing Politics in Nineteenth-Century Mexico



New Books Network – español

Benjamin T. Smith – The Dope: The Secret History of the Mexican Drug Trade


Victoria Basualdo, Hartmut Berghoff, and Marcelo Bucheli – Big Business and Dictatorships in Latin America: A Transnational History of Profits and Repression


Guillermo Guzmán Mirabal – Del Acuerdo de Ginebra a la Rebelión del Rupununi: tres años del proceso de recuperación de la Guayana Esequiba (1966-1969)


Raúl Diego Rivera Hernández – Narratives of Vulnerability in Mexico's War on Drugs


Andrew Paxman – En busca del señor Jenkins: dinero, poder y gringofobia en México


Pedro S. Urquijo y Andrew F. Boni – Huellas en el paisaje: Geografía, historia y ambiente en las Americas



Historias Podcasts (from SECOLAS)

Historias 138 – Michele McArdle Stephens on Huichols in Mexico


John Schwaller

Editor - H-Latam

Professor Emeritus, University at Albany

Research Affiliate, University of Kansas