Interviews from Quito: Simon Bolivar and the Jamaica Letter

Simon Bolivar’s original Jamaica Letter was discovered in Ecuador in 1996, but was only verified 19 years later in 2014, thanks to the struggle of historian Amilcar Varela. He tells host Gregory Wilpert his extraordinary story. teleSUR

Interviews from Quito: Latin America and Climate Change

Gregory Wilpert talks to Ecuador’s new environment minister, Daniel Ortega, about the position that Latin American and Caribbean countries are arguing at the COP 21 climate summit in Paris. Ortega has been deeply involved in UN climate negotiations for years and helped to coordinate the joint stance of the CELAC countries.

Interviews from Quito: A Thousand Letters, Women’s Stories of Violence

In a historic event in Quito, over 600 men read letters of real stories written by women about violence they have experienced. The performance was organized by Susan Lacey, a committed performance artist from the United States. In this exclusive interview, teleSUR speaks with Paulina Leon, the coordinator of the Contemporary Art Center in Quito … Continue reading