Jasmine Garsd

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Despite Similarities, Pocahontas Gets Love, Malinche Gets Hate. Why?

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.


Refugees: That Time Everyone Said 'No' And Bolivia Said 'Yes'

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.


Guatemalan Hip-Hop, Argentine MCs, Puerto Rican Soul And More

Thursday, November 19, 2015

This week on Alt.Latino, hear a wide variety of sounds and styles from across the Latin music world.


Wanted: Speakers Of Mayan Languages, Many Of Them

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.


A Life Of Storytelling: Guest DJ Soledad O'Brien

Thursday, November 12, 2015

The award-winning journalist visits Alt.Latino to share some of her favorite stories and music.


Día De Los Muertos: Alt.Latino's Sonic Altar

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.


Songs We Love: Nire Feat. Maluca & Nani Castle, 'Commie Mommie'

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.


The Girl Who Broke Free: Building A New Life In America #15Girls

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.


Alt.Latino's Horror-Movie Mixtape

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Hope you had a light breakfast, because we're set to pump up the music and run for our lives.


A Year Later: The School System That Welcomed Unaccompanied Minors

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.


Hear 6 Latin American Artists Who Rock In Indigenous Languages

Thursday, October 15, 2015

This week, Alt.Latino plays songs sung in indigenous Latin American languages: Mapuche, Tzotzil, Guarani, Quechua and Tz'utujil from Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Guatemala and Mexico.


Grittier Telenovelas Are Ratings Gold For Telemundo

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Telenovelas' standard plots grew stale and viewership was down. Then networks led by Telemundo in the U.S. began producing more realistic and lurid series. And it's working, Telemundos ratings are up.


Facing The Challenge Of Reporting And Keeping At-Risk Sources Safe

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

While covering gang violence in El Salvador, an NPR reporting team faced tough questions about how to get people's stories while protecting them from the potentially harmful repercussions of talking.


How El Salvador Fell Into A Web Of Gang Violence

Monday, October 05, 2015

Gang violence wasn't always rampant in El Salvador. The Rev. Gerardo Mendez, who works with youth in gang-controlled areas, sat down to talk about how gangs became so powerful in this small country.


The Surreal Reasons Girls Are Disappearing In El Salvador: #15Girls

Monday, October 05, 2015

Refuse to share a pencil, reject a boy, say no to your imprisoned dad — all of these can get a teen girl killed in El Salvador's gang war.


How A Show About Zombies Looks At Legacies Of Real Violence

Sunday, October 04, 2015

Fear the Walking Dead is telling a story not often explored on prime-time television: generational rifts over the violence that immigrant parents have experienced.


Taking The Heat: Is Foodie Culture Making Room For Female Chefs?

Friday, October 02, 2015

Women have long been told their place is in the kitchen — but not as chefs. To this day, only about 20 percent of chefs are women. With the growth of "foodie" culture, that might finally be changing.


Guest DJ Rita Moreno On Fighting Back And Winning

Thursday, October 01, 2015

The iconic actress and singer joins Alt.Latino to discuss the life of a Latina in Hollywood, as well as what the original West Side Story lyrics said.


Long-Running Variety Show 'Sabado Gigante' Comes To An End

Saturday, September 19, 2015

After more than half a century, Sabado Gigante, or "Gigantic Saturday," is going off the air. For years, the variety show was one of the few "family" shows broadcast across the Spanish-speaking world.


For Students With Mental Health Issues, Transition To College Is Complicated

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Parents know that sometimes their children just aren't ready. Experts say it's crucial for families to check out what mental health services a college offers.