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Thursday, June 23, 2016
The recent tragedy in Orlando hit a space that's practically sacred for gay Latinos. This week,
Alt.Latino celebrates stories of the dance floor.
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Dance clubs are a special place for the LGBT community — especially Latinos. Clubgoers in Queens, N.Y. say clubs have been safe spaces, making the Orlando massacre particularly devastating.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Good music is good music, and it eventually breaks down all barriers. This week we've got Mexican bluegrass, Venezuelan retro and a Honduran crooner who makes beautiful music in Canada.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
An encore presentation of an all-encompassing conversation with award-winning author Junot Diaz. Diaz also picks an exciting assortment of
bachata and urban merengue to play on the show.
Sunday, May 08, 2016
Two legends of Brazilian music, Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso, have teamed up for a new album. They've been close friends since the 1960s, when they helped launch the Tropicalia movement in Brazil.
Monday, May 02, 2016
The Zika epidemic has prompted renewed debate over the controversial Helms Amendment, which prohibits use of U.S. government money to fund abortions in other countries.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
In 2014, archivists were combing through Pablo Neruda's files when they came upon some unknown works. These writings have been translated into English and are now being published in a new collection.
Thursday, April 07, 2016
Pop star Kesha has lost her court battle over allegations that her record producer, Dr. Luke, sexually abused her for a decade.
Thursday, March 31, 2016
Cuban disco, Colombian love ballads, breezy Honduran-American anthems and winding Brazilian hip-hop: Meet the women who are here to start the season off right.
Saturday, March 19, 2016
The murder of two young Argentines and the sexual harassment of a journalist in Mexico City have gone viral — and drawn attention to violence against women in Latin America.
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Okay, so maybe it's Denmark.That's what a new survey says. Then again, another survey said it's ... Panama! To celebrate, we're sharing a Panamanian playlist.
Thursday, March 17, 2016
The pop singer's recent live shows reveal a performer who's finally hitting her stride. She joins
Alt.Latino to talk about her musical influences and her latest album, My Garden.
Sunday, March 06, 2016
There's a new doughnut in town — or wait, is it an ice cream cone? It's both! The tredelnikis a donut like pastry made into a cone, and filled with ice cream. It's all the rage in Prague.
Thursday, March 03, 2016
Our guest DJ this week, singer
Seu Jorge, says he recognized himself in the character he plays in the Brazilian film City Of God: a bus driver named Mané Galinha who's caught up in violence in 1970s Brazil.
Before he became an internationally acclaimed Brazilian music star, Seu ...
Saturday, February 27, 2016
The celebrated musician stopped by NPR's Alt.Latino to chat about his incredible musical journey.
Saturday, February 20, 2016
As presidential candidates talk about deporting or legalizing the 11 million unauthorized immigrants in the U.S, we hear what it means for American citizens whose spouses or parents are undocumented.
Sunday, February 14, 2016
The air may be icy, but our alt.Latino teams fills it this Valentine's Day with warm memories from New Yorkers of love and Latin music.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Every Valentine's Day, we do the same thing: We talk about how much we hate Valentine's Day. This year, we're doing something different.
Alt.Latino co-host Jasmine Garsd and award-winning sex educator Francisco Ramirez recently sat down at Union Square Park and asked people to stop by and tell their ...
Sunday, January 31, 2016
There is a joke circulating in San Salvador these days: "Instead of using a condom, use a mosquito net! That should at least keep the mosquitoes from biting your privates."
The joke is a dig at the unusual suggestion made by the governments of El Salvador and various other Latin ...
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...