El Salvador heads to the polls

Monday, March 16, 2009

Large numbers of El Salvadorans voted yesterday in a tense election that could put a leftist in the presidency for the first time in this nation's history. The election is seen as so crucial that thousands of Salvadorans reportedly returned from the United States to vote in their home country. Sara Llana, Latin American Bureau Chief for the Christian Science Monitor, joins The Takeaway for the latest.

Guests:

Sara Miller Llana

Hosted by:

Farai Chideya

Contributors:

Sitara Nieves

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