The Power of the Mothers

In its fifteenth year, the Caravan of Central American mothers brought together six families. In total, the caravan has chalked up 315 reunions. Along the way it empowers women and challenges a system that considers their loved ones expendable.


The Power of the Mothers

What the CICIG Taught Guatemala

The Dramatic Fall of Chile as Latin America’s Neoliberal Role Model

Citizen Protests in Colombia Reveal Deep Discontent



Central American Caravan for the Disappeared Seeks to Reunite Families

Mexico’s Dilemma: Tariffs or Impose Trump’s Draconian Immigration

World Summit of Mothers of the Disappeared


KPFK Friday Roundtable Jan. 31, 2020

Laura Carlsen joins Dr. Gerald Horne, L.A. educator and activist Jackie Goldberg and host Margaret Prescod to discuss the impeachment trial in the Senate, Trumps Palestine “peace” plan, and the latest caravan of immigrants in southern Mexico. https://soundcloud.com/sojournertruthradio/sets/january-31-2020

Global Exchange: “Venezuela’s crisis: Is there any good way out?”

View our expert panel to hear from Miguel Tinker Salas, Venezuelan scholar and Professor of Latin American History at Pomona College; Laura Carlsen, Mexican journalist and director of the Americas Program, and Medea Benjamin, author and anti-war activist on the growing crisis in Venezuela.




Laura Carlsen on Friday’s KPFA news roundup: Venezuela, the wall-asylum-Trump’s shutdown, Syria and the teachers’ strike