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La Raza Chronicles - Cinco de Mayo; excerpts from the works of Eduardo Galeano - May 5, 2009 at 7:00pm

La Raza Chronicles, for May 5, 2009 - 7:00pm

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La Raza Chronicles - Cinco de Mayo; excerpts from the works of Eduardo Galeano

Cinco de Mayo! Our program tonight celebrates this triumph of the Mexican people over the occupying French military forces and the reinstatement of President Benito Juarez, the first Indigenous president in the Americas in two parts.In Part One, we feature news headlines from the Americas and special reports and a focus on Cuba and the travel ban. Guest Chesa Boudin discusses his new book "Gringo" and his exciting travels in Latin America. We will hear excerpts from the works of Eduardo Galeano, the Uruguayan author whose books sales have risen since Hugo Chavez gifted President Obama with a copy. We add the lively spice of Canto a Cuba, featuring Cuban music with commentary, as well as a calendar of upcoming cultural events.
In Part Two, Mr Chuch offers the story of Cinco de Mayo,with a mix of musica, history, poetry y mas! Enjoy the fiesta!
Produced by Vanessa Bohm, Carmen Andrea Rivera, Julieta Kusnir, Ctone, Emiliano Echeverria, Ventura Longoria and Nina Serrano.


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