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  • RadioActive 5/12/16

    Producer/Host: Meredith DeFrancesco

    Issue: Environmental and Social Justice

    Program Topic: Nurses Win Safe Staffing Measures, Guatemala’s Historic War Crimes Trial, Guatemalan Lote Ocho Mining Case

    Key Discussion Points:
    1)Today we speak with a representative of the Maine State Nurses Association/National Nurses United. This week nurses at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth finally won the inclusion of safe staffing criteria in their contract with management.
    2) And we speak with independent journalist, Lawrence Reichard about his recent coverage of the historic Sepur Zarco war crimes trail in Guatemala;
    3) and another human rights case, Lote Ocho, currently being brought by a Guatemalan woman against the Canadian mining company Hud Bay Mineral, Inc, for rape murder allegedly committed by mine security personnel.

    Guests:
    A) Vanessa Sylvester, Maine Sate Nurses Association/National Nurses United
    B) Lawrence Reichard, independent journalist, contributor to WERU FM, The Progressive, Counterpunch and columnist, “Bricks and Mortars”, published in Republican Journal, Camden Herald, Rockand Courier Gazette and VillageSoup.com.

    www.progressive.org/news/2016/05/188718/gary-tyler%E2%80%99s-long-road-justice

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    Published on May 12, 2016 · Filed under: RadioActive;
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