The effects of the Covid Pandemic are particularly devastating across the Global South. Two of the largest nations in Latin America, Mexico and Brazil, have some similarities but key differences in their responses to the pandemic. We explore these two nations. Hosted by Doug Becker. [ dur: 39mins. ]
- Pamela K. Starr is the Director of the U.S.-Mexico Network, a university fellow at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy, and a Professor of the Practice in the School of International Relations and in Public Diplomacy. She is the co-editor of Markets and Democracy in Latin America: Conflict or Convergence?
- Erica Resende is an Assistant Professor of International Relations and Security Studies at the Brazilian War College in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is the co-editor of Memory and Trauma in International Relations: Theories, Cases and Debates; and Crisis and Change in Post Cold-War Global Politics.
We explore the pandemic in Kenya and a company in Nairobi that has developed a creative model to aid vulnerable populations. [ dur: 19mins. ]
- Sarah Lebu is one of the founders of KiziTu in Nairobi, a business that has found a positive way to contribute and survive during the COVID-19 pandemic. https://allafrica.com/stories/202103160815.html
This program is produced by Ankine Aghassian, Doug Becker, Melissa Chiprin and Sudd Dongre.