Jasmine Garsd appears in the following:
Sunday, January 31, 2016
In 1965, the U.S. faced an epidemic of German measles that, like the Zika outbreak, was linked to birth defects. It changed the way this country talked about abortion.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Thousands of Central American migrants come to the U.S. illegally each year. They often hire a human smuggler to get them across the border. The story of one woman's journey shows how human smuggling is intertwined with human trafficking.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
It has gotten harder for undocumented migrants to sneak into the U.S. from Latin America. That has led to a rise in the price charged by human smugglers.
Sunday, January 17, 2016
The federal government is stepping up its deportation raids, though authorities say criminals are the priority. Still, the actions are sending a chill through the Central American immigrant community.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Hear new music from around the world, as well as a batch of songs that pay homage to David Bowie.
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Cuba has a rich tradition of both Afro-Caribbean and classical music. Now, vibrant young musicians are re-imagining both.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Colombian soul singers, Miami bad girls, Mexican crooners and many more: Hear the music that rocked our world.
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
A classic horror story was written about it. Some think Charles Darwin died from it. The oldest mummies in the world have traces. And this year, it's in the news — but not always in an accurate way.
Thursday, December 03, 2015
With Hanukkah around the corner, Alt.Latino explores the huge influence Jewish musicians have had on Latin music. Yes, that includes a Celia Cruz performance of "Hava Nagila."
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
They are children, sex workers, drug users who live in fear of HIV. The portraits and stories are featured in a new book set in Tijuana: "Tomorrow Is A Long Time."
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
La Malinche was an Indian woman who served as an interpreter for Cortes — at a cost to her reputation. Even 500 years later, she's reviled in Mexico.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Observers draw a parallel between anti-refugee sentiments now and during WWII. Back then, many doors where closed to those fleeing Nazism. Bolivia was a notable exception.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
This week on Alt.Latino, hear a wide variety of sounds and styles from across the Latin music world.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
As immigration to the U.S. shifts from Mexico to Central America, more Mayan speakers find themselves stuck without translators in the court system.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
The award-winning journalist visits Alt.Latino to share some of her favorite stories and music.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Once a year, to celebrate Day Of The Dead on Nov. 2, we pay tribute to those we've lost with the help of music and listeners.
Monday, October 26, 2015
The feminism-charged first single from the New York-based club producer's all-ladies debut album also marks a return by the Washington Heights rapper with the sharp tongue.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Rosi loves shopping at H&M and teasing her dad. It took years of therapy and tears to put her nightmare behind her. At age 13, she was forced to marry a man twice her age.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Hope you had a light breakfast, because we're set to pump up the music and run for our lives.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
It's been a year since thousands of unaccompanied minors surged into the U.S. In the schools of Oakland, Calif., such children were seen not as a burden but as a challenge.