Welcome to Latin American in Focus, your podcast for Latin America trends in politics, economics, and culture. The show features experts, economic analyts, leading entrepreneurs, and politicians through in-depth interviews on ground-breaking changes in the region. We were listed as "New & Noteworth" by iTunes in 2016 and are followed by audiences in more than 50 countries on Soundcloud, iTunes, Stitcher, and Google Play.
The show is hosted by AS/COA's Carin Zissis and the AS/COA Online team who bring conversations with experts in countries such as Mexico, Venezuela, Cuba, and Brazil through episodes mostly in English, but also in Spanish, and Portuguese.
Fake news: it’s something we’ve heard plenty about in recent years. But is it really anything new?
“Things haven’t changed that much,” explained Partner and COO of Latin America for Llorente & Cuenca Luisa García at a June 2018 AS/COA Young Professionals of the Americas event. “Fake news has always been around,” she said, citing an example from more than a century ago of Panama smearing Nicaragua as part of its campaign to get the canal built within its own territory. Read more...
"It’s not that we don’t trust anyone anymore. It’s that we trust those who are like us."