11:00 am to 11:30 am ET
Democracy Dialogues: A Conversation with Arturo McFields
The former Nicaraguan ambassador to the OAS speaks to Eric Farnsworth about defending democracy in Nicaragua.
For this edition of the Council of the Americas’ Democracy Dialogues, host Eric Farnsworth interviews former Nicaraguan Ambassador to the Organization of American States Arturo McFields.
McFields, a former journalist, denounced the dictatorship of Daniel Ortega in a live session of the Organization of American States (OAS) in March 2022. Immediately afterwards, he was dismissed from his post.
Democracy Dialogues is a series of conversations we need to be having now on the state of democracy in the Americas. Hosted by Eric Farnsworth, these one-on-one interviews with leading democracy practitioners explore the most difficult issues of regional democratic governance with an eye toward pragmatic, deeply-considered solutions.
Past featured guests have included Colombia’s then-President Ivan Duque, NBA Basketball Star Enes Kanter Freedom, OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro, CubaDecide founder Rosa Maria Paya, and founder and Editor of Nicaragua’s Confidencial Carlos Fernando Chamorro, among many others.
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