IN THE MEDIA
Political analyst Laura Carlsen joins the set of “Americas Now” to discuss the current state of the peace talks that have been going for three years between the Colombian government and Latin America’s largest guerilla army, the FARC. Watch here.
Laura Carlsen served on an international jury of independent human rights experts and advocates in Sept. 2015 that found Mexico, the US and key countries of origin of migrants in transit jointly responsible for widespread human rights violations in Mexico. Read more.
Laura Carlsen’s article in CounterPunch on Latin American mercenaries in Yemen and the U.S. connection. Read here.
Laura Carlsen speaks on Sojourner Truth Radio about electoral changes in Latin America including Venezuela’s and Argentina’s recent elections. Listen here.
Laura Carlsen speaks on NPR’s On Point about Venezuela’s major election Sunday Dec. 8 where the opposition took the legislative majority. Listen here.
Laura Carlsen discusses Latin American mercenaries who are leaving to fight in the deserts of Yemen, wearing the uniform of the United Arab Emirates in her latest Huffington Post piece. Read here.
Laura Carlsen explains on This Is Hell Radio why a recent Mexican Supreme Court decision to legalize marijuana (for four citizens) is the beginning to a conversation about personal freedom, the health and social implications of legalized marihuana, and a way out of US-imposed military conflict. Listen here.