Jasmine Garsd

Jasmine Garsd appears in the following:

Celebrating 50 years of the genre, Alt.Latino revisits its favorite hip-hop episodes

Thursday, August 10, 2023

Alt.Latino's Felix Contreras reflects on Latin hip-hop's legacy and presents the best episodes across the show's archive that speak to the diversity of rap across Latin America.


An initiative in New York City will treat gun violence as a public health epidemic

Wednesday, August 02, 2023

New York City Mayor Eric Adams has announced a comprehensive plan to curb gun violence by addressing the root causes, and providing more support for the city's youth.


NYC has seen an influx of 90,000 migrants and asylum-seekers since last spring

Tuesday, August 01, 2023

New York City is grappling with an influx of immigrants. The Manhattan shelter that has long been a beacon for asylum-seekers is now at capacity.


As NYC limits access to migrants and asylum seekers, many are left homeless

Saturday, July 29, 2023

New York City officials say they are overwhelmed by an influx of asylum seekers. Hundreds of immigrants are crowded into at least one detention center.


Inhumane conditions reported at large migrant shelter in New York City

Thursday, July 27, 2023

There are widespread reports of inhumane conditions at a large migrant shelter in New York City. Some asylum-seekers are living in a camp nearby.


Days of searching turns tragic as all 5 people aboard the Titan are dead

Friday, June 23, 2023

Scrutiny mounts on U.S.-based company OceanGate Expeditions after an implosion is believed to have killed five men aboard a submersible that triggered a multinational search and rescue effort.


For many migrants being bused from New York City to other towns, hostility awaits

Sunday, June 18, 2023

Local non-profits say they are stretched too thin to take on extra cases and some community leaders have said more migrants are not welcome.


Hostility against migrants is rising upstate where NYC is sending asylum seekers

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

New York City has been sending asylum seekers to neighboring towns upstate. In many, hostilities against migrants is rising, and local non-profits find themselves ill-equipped to deal with the influx.


The character and fitness evaluation to practice law is discriminatory, advocates say

Friday, June 02, 2023

To practice law, many states require a character and fitness evaluation, which digs into encounters with law enforcement and mental health. In New York, there's a push to ban the inquiry.


Bassist Juan Carlos Formell dies after a heart attack onstage. He was 59

Thursday, June 01, 2023

Singer-songwriter Juan Carlos Formell was born into Cuban music royalty but forged his own path. He was the bassist for Los Van Van, one of the most influential bands from post-Revolution Cuba.


New York state is becoming a battleground for migrant rights

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Some communities are resisting efforts by New York City Mayor Eric Adams to bus migrants to their towns. While wanting to be empathetic, they say they don't have the money to support the new arrivals.


New York rolls back bail reforms that gave judges more discretion

Thursday, May 04, 2023

New York is rolling back some bail reforms it passed earlier to give judges more discretion on who gets released from custody. The move follows criticism of no-bail reform enacted in 2022.


Desperate migrants are choosing to cross the border through dangerous U.S. desert

Wednesday, May 03, 2023

The humanitarian aid group Border Kindness leaves water and other aid in areas along the U.S.-Mexico border. They say people are ill-prepared for conditions on uncharted trails.


NYC Mayor Adams pressures the feds for more help with assistance to migrants

Friday, April 21, 2023

New York Mayor Eric Adams says the White House needs to honor its promise to help the city provide housing and other support for migrants who are waiting for asylum.


Some Republicans say New York is in the grips of a crime wave. Experts say not at all

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Earlier this week, the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing in Manhattan about New York City's crime problem. But experts say there is no problem.


Trump arrives in New York to face charges

Monday, April 03, 2023

Former President Donald Trump arrives in New York to face charges.


Floodwaters in the San Joaquin Valley threaten homes and residents' incomes

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Residents in California's San Joaquin Valley are assessing damage and what's next for them following a series of strong storms that flooded farms and homes, threatening crops and jobs.


California might get a break from the rain that has saturated the state

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

The latest storm caused more flooding in some areas and brought strong winds. Some residents remain under evacuation orders.


Are harsher fentanyl sentences the solution to the opiate crisis? Experts say no

Monday, March 13, 2023

Patterson, New Jersey is trying to fight back against the grip of fentanyl by passing harsher laws. But critics say those laws punish addiction and don't address more serious problems.


2 boats capsized off the San Diego shoreline and at least 8 people are dead

Monday, March 13, 2023

The boats are believed to have been bringing migrants into the U.S. The victims who were found at the scene were not wearing a life jackets.