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Weekly roundups of news and public affairs, features on cultural and musical trends, and compelling personal portraits present a unique weekly perspective on U.S. Latinos. Latino USA explores the issues and events affecting the lives of the nation's growing and increasingly diverse Latino communities. Designed to promote cross-cultural understanding and to develop a forum for Latino cultural and artistic expression, Latino USA is hosted by the award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa, who has covered such topics as urban and multicultural affairs, labor politics, and youth culture.

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Latest Stories from Latino USA

Last updated: Friday, February 27 2015 11:19 PM

#1509 - I Woke Up Like This

Friday, February 27 2015 06:19 PM

Why are Latino kids perceived as shy in the classroom? And how can Latinas grow older with confidence? Latino USA examines issues of self-esteem at all ages, and asks what the "U.S. mambo" on immigration affects those counting on immigration reforms.

#1508 - Bodega

Friday, February 20 2015 05:19 PM

On this week's Latino USA, producers spend a day in a bodega in Washington Heights, NYC — home to one of the biggest Dominican populations in the U.S. They uncover stories about nutrition, migration, community, and the slow threat of gentrification.

#1507 - Loss & Love

Friday, February 13 2015 08:14 PM

Latino USA brings you stories of all kinds of love: romantic, family, friendship, and love of community. We also hear what happens when long-distance romance goes bad, and note that the Smithsonian’s National Portrait gallery is finally showing Latinos some love.

#1506 - Cuba and the US After the Thaw

Saturday, February 07 2015 04:09 PM

 In this special collaboration with America Abroad, Latino USA brings you the political and personal history of the U.S.-Cuba relationship. We also examine some of the factors to be ironed out as diplomats try to normalize relations between the two countries.

#1505 - Community

Friday, January 30 2015 05:00 PM

From police to musicians, we look into Latinos in all kinds of communities, including the lives of trans people in Cuba and the value of Latino writers.

#1504 - Afro-Latino

Friday, January 23 2015 05:33 PM

African culture runs deep through Latino identity—from music to food, and into so much more. But are Afro-Latinos under-represented and under-served? We ask Afro-Latinos across several generations what they think, and learn about the Garifuna, a Honduran Afro-Latino community which has been migrating to the U.S.

#1503 - Gaming the System

Friday, January 16 2015 06:53 PM

We examine diversity in gaming, the way the NYPD may have played themselves by slowing quality of life arrests, and learn about a community garden that sneaks in a little computer programming.

#1502 - The More You Know

Friday, January 09 2015 05:33 PM

Real understanding requires digging deeper. Latino USA dives in to stories about those trying to access education. We also learn about how stress can hurt us more than we know.

#1452 - Latino Icons

Friday, December 26 2014 05:33 PM

Latino icons are all around us, from stars like Anthony Quinn and Rita Moreno, to gathering places like San Bernardino’s Mitla Café.

#1452 - Latino Icons

Friday, December 19 2014 08:13 PM

Latino icons are all around us, from stars like Anthony Quinn and Rita Moreno, to gathering places like San Bernardino’s Mitla Café.