In a country with 86 murders for every 100,000 inhabitants, journalists and farmers appear to be in particular danger. Joining the discussion with presenter Shihab Rattansi are guests: Annie Bird, the co-director of Rights Action, a community development and human rights organisation operating in several Latin American countries; Dalphine Hagland, the Washington DC director for Reporters Without Borders; and Dana Frank, a Honduras historian.
Haiti is not unfamiliar with violent uprisings. However, since the US-backed installation of Jovenel Moïse in 2004, unrest has been relentless, with violence and repression reaching a bloody crescendo in recent weeks.
Lia Gomez-Lang takes a close look at Fernanda Valadez’s poignant feature film Sin Señas Particulares (Identifying Features), a tender portrayal of disappearances of migrants on the Mexico-United States border, and LAB recommends other important films presenting narratives of migration.