Chris Hedges: The Culture of Violence in Central America

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Dec. 14, 2019

Chris Hedges discusses with journalist Oscar Martinez the culture of violence in Central America. Martinez’s most recent book is A History of Violence – living and dying in Central America. His first book The Beast followed the harsh journey of Central American immigrants on the “Death Train” (El tren de la muerte) to the United States.

Transcript here.

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