On the day after the inauguration many thousands are expected to take part in the 'Women's March on Washington". Organizers who began planning the event last November shortly after the presidential election say the objective is to bring national attention to women and other groups who feel they have been marginalized. We'll hear different perspectives on who's going, who isn't and its possible political impact.
Guest Host: Susan Page
Mexico retaliates against the U.S. with tariffs, a party of former leftist guerillas wins the presidential election in El Salvador, and Brazil’s president becomes the first Latin American leader to visit President Obama’s White House. A roundup of Latin American news and the outlook for relations with the U.S.
- Andres Oppenheimer Miami Herald columnist and author of the book "Saving the Americas: Latin America's Dangerous Decline, and What the U.S. Must Do"
- Eric Farnsworth vice president, Council of the Americas; former senior adviser in the White House office of the Special Envoy for the Americas (1995-98); worked in the State Department on Latin American issues (1990-95)
- Cynthia Arnson director of the Latin America Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; coeditor, with I. William Zartman, of "Rethinking the Economics of War: The Intersection of Need, Creed, and Greed."
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