After nearly 20 politically motivated arrests in the last month, Nicaraguan President Ortega’s crackdown on his opposition could shake the country’s democracy. Researcher Ryan Berg and journalist Cindy Regidor join Deep Dish to explain the field for November’s presidential election and whether we’re witnessing the rise of a “second dictatorship.”
The Igarapé Institute’s Ilona Szabó and the Financial Times' Andres Schipani join Deep Dish to examine turmoil in South America’s largest economy.
Experts join Deep Dish podcast host Brian Hanson to examine if Venezuelan President Maduro can hold on to his power after a failed coup attempt.
The current polarization in Nicaragua between the government supporters and the opposition coalition of students, farmers, civil society groups, and business leaders makes compromise a challenge.