Listen to KPFK Radio’s Sojourner Truth program in an interview with Carlos Martinez, the Communications Manager of EcoViva, a partner organization of Global Justice Ecology Project. Carlos discusses deforestation and the environmental crisis in El Salvador, the role of the U.S. and the Obama’s upcoming visit to the region.
Carlos Martinez is a Salvadoran-American born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Carlos has been involved with Latin American solidarity work for many years. He recently served in Venezuela as the program director for Global Exchange, where he coordinated dozens of delegations to Venezuela. He is the co-author of a book entitled, Venezuela Speaks! Voices from the Grassroots, a collection of interviews with members of Venezuela’s diverse social movements. His articles have been published in Common Dreams, Monthly Review Zine, and on www.venezuelanalysis.com.