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Your Call: Remembering Fidel, Aleppo and the future of Syria

Dec 2, 2016

On the December 2nd edition of  Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the ongoing major ground and air assault on eastern Aleppo by Russia, the Syrian regime, and its regional allies.

We’ll also look at how the media covered the legacy of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro. Who was Fidel Castro and how should he be remembered? Email your questions and comments to feedback@yourcallradio and join the conversation live at 10am with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Martin Chulov, award winning Middle East correspondent with the Guardian

Tracey Eaton, award-winning writer, producer and multimedia journalist covering Latin America and Cuba

Roque Planas, national Reporter for the Huffington Post covering Latin American and Latino issues

Web Resources:

The Guardian: Aleppo families fear for 500 men seized by forces loyal to Assad

The Guardian: Pro-Assad forces seize third of east Aleppo in rapid advance

NBC News: 'We Learned a Lot from Fidel': Supporters Defend Castro's Legacy

Aljazeera: Cuban leader Fidel Castro's mixed legacy

Huffington Post: These Are The Major Human Rights Issues In Cuba And The Castro Government’s Response