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Jan Martínez Ahrens, Jaime Saavedra and Alberto Vergara in conversation with Patricia del Río
El País event
Jan Martínez Ahrens, Editor of El País América, Jaime Saavedra,director of Human Development for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank and former Minister of Education of Perú, and Alberto Vergara will talk to Patricia del Río about the widespread social discontent that is being experienced across Latin America due to the failure of the republican project throughout the region: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, etc. These matters are dealt with in the book Repúblicas defraudadas, in which Alberto Vergara examines the structural causes of this discontent, which include a lack of security for citizens, insufficient health and education services, economic factors, segregation, racism and corruption, illustrating and supporting his arguments with examples from popular culture, including the films Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma and Luis Puenzo’s La historia oficial, and the songs of Caetano Veloso. In conversation with Patricia del Río.