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The Leonard Lopate Show

As Latin America's Wealth Grows, What Will Happen to the Impoverished?

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

New discoveries of oil and mineral deposits in Latin America have led to an increasingly sharp rate of growth, but social strife threatens to undermine the region.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Lessons on Economics and Inequality from Peru's Former President; Armenia's Secret Assassins

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Economic growth and political unrest in Latin America. The overlooked rise of the unmarried woman. Nick Kroll and Rose Byrne's new film. Avenging the Armenian genocide.

The Leonard Lopate Show

Tribute: Eduardo Galeano

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Uruguayan writer Eduardo Germán María Hughes Galeano (otherwise known simply as Eduardo Galeano) mixed up history, political satire, and anti-capitalism in over 30 books.

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The Takeaway

As World Watches, Obama and Castro Cross Paths

Friday, April 10, 2015

The White House says there are no plans for a one-on-one meeting between Cuban President Raul Castro and President Obama, but the two leaders are both attending a summit in Panama.

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WNYC News

Architecture Treasures from Latin Mega-Cities

Saturday, March 28, 2015

 “The goal was to correct the fact I was taught nothing about Latin America with three degrees in architecture," said MoMA curator Barry Bergdoll about the new exhibition.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

President Obama Announces Changes to U.S.-Cuba Relations

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Hear analysis of the President's speech about a prisoner exchange with Cuba that will pave the way to full diplomatic relations.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

End of the Cuba Embargo?

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The U.S. and Cuba agree to a prisoner exchange that could open the door to normalized relations.

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WNYC News

What Chairs, Toys and Plates Look Like South of the Border

Sunday, November 09, 2014

A new exhibit at the Museum of Arts and Design shows how urbanization, sustainability and indigenous craft are being translated into design in Latin America.    

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Soundcheck

The Road To Justice For Chilean Singer Victor Jara

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Ani Cordero talks about Victor Jara's protest music, the Chilean politics that inspired him, and the latest in the 40-year-long search for his killers.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

WNYC and WQXR: Pioneer Broadcasters of Latin American Music

Thursday, July 17, 2014

It started at WNYC, ended up at WQXR and packed a south of the border beat.
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WNYC News

Artist Says Vatican Should Give Citizenship to Illegal Immigrants

Sunday, June 15, 2014

A new exhibit on Latin American art at the Guggenheim takes provocative stands.

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WNYC News

Seventy Years of Street Life in Latin America

Sunday, May 18, 2014

A new exhibit presents works by photographers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela taken between 1944 and 2013.

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WNYC News

Art Inspired by Modernist Buildings and Unfinished Houses

Sunday, May 04, 2014

A new art exhibit at the Bronx Museum looks at how modernist architecture changed Latin America.

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WNYC News

Latin America's Best Films Come to NYC

Sunday, February 23, 2014

The real story of a Mexican billionaire mayor. A family vacation ruined by an endless rainstorm in Uruguay. The tumultuous history of Chile, seen through one family.

Those are some of the subjects of the best Latin American films, as picked by the non-profit organization Cinema Tropical. They will ...

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WNYC News

A Disco Ball Piñata and the KKK as Emerging Latino Art

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Fidel Castro, the KKK, and a disco ball piñata. Those are some of the themes in the minds of 37 emerging Latino and Latin American artists who are part of El Museo del Barrio's biennial opening on Wednesday.

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The Takeaway

First Latin American Pope Chosen

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

A new pope has been chosen! Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been selected and has taken the name Pope Francis.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

After Hugo Chavez

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

El Pais columnist Moisés Naím and Shannon O'Neil, senior fellow for Latin American studies at the Council on Foreign Relations talk about the death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez and what comes next.

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The Takeaway

Latin American Immigrants in the United States

Monday, December 03, 2012

A middle class is emerging in Latin America, but does more opportunity exist in the United States for Latinos? Or less? Eileen Diaz-McConnell, an associate professor at Arizona State University, specializes in Latino demographics, particularly on homeownership rates, a central part of any American dream definition.

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The Takeaway

Latin America's New Middle Class

Monday, December 03, 2012

There is a middle class emerging in Latin America — far south of the white picket fences and the syndicated episodes of "Leave It To Beaver." But who is this middle class? What do they want? And what will this group mean for the world market? Answering these questions, and more, are Christopher Sabatini, editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly, and Jamele Rigolini, senior economist at the World Bank.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Mexico and the U.S. in Obama's Second Term

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Shannon O'Neil, senior fellow for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, analyzes President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico’s visit to the White House yesterday. What does Peña Nieto’s election mean for the US-Mexico relationship and what did he and the President discuss in their first tête-à-tête?

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