Rebeca Ibarra

Host, WNYC News

Rebeca Ibarra appears in the following:

5. The Ashes

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Chris confronts the box in his closet.


4. The Chunited States

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Andres catches a break. Mr. Bible-Jesus is born. And an American dog drinks café con leche.


3. The Cuckoo's Nest

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Was it torture, or treatment? 


Introducing Scattered with Chris Garcia

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Comedian Chris Garcia sets out to uncover the truth about his dad, a man who survived Castro’s labor camps only to lose his way in search of the American dream. 

2. The Camp

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

When Andres asked the Cuban government for permission to leave the country in 1969, he got a letter with a set of instructions.


1. Soy Andres, a Tus Pies

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Andres carried his wife’s purse when they went out, taught Chris to throw a knuckle ball, and loved a good joke. But there was also a dark past that Chris was too scared to ask about. 


Introducing Scattered

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Comedian Chris Garcia sets out to uncover the truth about his dad, a man who survived Castro’s labor camps only to lose his way in search of the American dream. 

Many Local Residents Seeing Smaller Refunds this Tax Season, But it's Complicated

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

This year marks the first filing season since the Republican tax overhaul went into effect.

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Feds Investigate Allegations of Violence and Corruption in Paterson's Police Department

Friday, April 05, 2019

Reports of police violence and corruption have brought focused the feds' attention on the police department in New Jersey's third largest city.


Newark Mourns and Celebrates Ken Gibson, City's First Black Mayor

Thursday, April 04, 2019

He rode a wave of black activism that followed the 1967 unrest.

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Culture of Sexism and Retaliation Alleged at Rowan University Athletics

Thursday, March 28, 2019

A recent investigation takes a deep look at allegations of gender bias and bullying at Rowan University's athletic department. 


New Jersey Advances Bill Allowing Terminally Ill Patients Right to Die

Monday, March 25, 2019

Medically assisted suicide could soon be an option for terminally ill residents of New Jersey after the state legislature voted in favor of a bill legalizing the practice.

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New Jersey Bans Cashless Stores

Monday, March 18, 2019

Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Monday banning brick-and-mortar shops from not accepting cash payments.


Former Murphy Official Denies Rape Allegations but Offers Few Answers

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

A former aide in NJ Gov. Phil Murphy's administration accused of rape by a fellow state worker testified in front of lawmakers for the first time.

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Murphy Administration Hiring Practices Again Under Fire After Patronage Accusations at NJ Agency

Thursday, March 07, 2019

Many longtime employees were let go from their jobs at the Schools Development Authority and replaced by friends and family of the agency's governor-appointed CEO.

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Millionaire's Tax, Legalized Marijuana and No NJ Transit Fare Hikes in Gov Murphy's 2020 Budget

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Murphy used his annual budget address to renew calls for higher taxes on people who make more than $1 million a year and showcase more than $1 billion in savings.

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Newark Man Charged With Illegally Dumping Mounds of Waste Under City Highways

Thursday, February 28, 2019

The state removed more than three football fields worth of junk from a site by Newark Liberty Airport, which included asbestos, lead paint and medical waste. 


New Jersey Is Close to Having a State Microbe

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

The streptomyces griseus, used to make the world’s first antibiotic for tuberculosis, just needs the governor's signature to become the state's official microbe. 


NJ Public Schools to Teach LGBTQ History

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

New Jersey is only the second state in the country to require such a curriculum.

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Newark Crime Rates Continue to Drop, But It's as Much About Perception as Reality

Friday, January 04, 2019

Officials in Newark say overall crime is at its lowest level since the 1960’s. But Jersey's biggest city, crime is often as much about perception as reality.