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From NPR's Latino USA: Miscommunications

Latino USA | Posted 02.02.2016 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

Miscommunications can be pretty typical occurrences for Latinos who are bilingual or bicultural. And often, they're harmless or even humorous--like a boy who thought his grandmother wanted to take him to a "baby city," not that she was going to babysit him.

From NPR's Latino USA: There and Back

Latino USA | Posted 01.25.2016 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

The Central American migrant crisis is back in the news. For this week's show, Latino USA revisits this issue, which we initially covered in 2014.

From NPR's Latino USA: The Kids Are Not Alright

Latino USA | Posted 01.20.2016 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

On this episode of Latino USA, we meet a family of American siblings whose mother lacks legal status in the U.S. to explore the unintended consequences immigration policies have on these kids.

From NPR's Latino USA: Perspectives

Latino USA | Posted 01.13.2016 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

Maria Hinojosa gets personal with a poet laureate, a feminist scholar and a comedian. We bring one-on-one conversations with some of the most influential Latino thinkers and writers of today.

From NPR's Latino USA: ¡Tumbao! A Music Story Mixtape

Latino USA | Posted 01.04.2016 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

In this episode, we're broadening the definition of tumbao. NPR's Latino USA kicks off the New Year by celebrating with stories of music of all genres that have their own sort of swing: from folk to mambo and even some opera.

From NPR's Latino USA: Through the Fire

Latino USA | Posted 12.21.2015 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

We meet macho men in the Dominican Republic ignoring their pain out of pride, a woman making the difficult decision to find out whether she has early onset Alzheimer's and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Natalia Lafourcade opening up about her heartache.

From NPR's Latino USA: Limited Data

Latino USA | Posted 12.16.2015 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

On this episode of Latino USA, we hear from a family separated by deportation who manages to stay connected via Skype. We tell the story of how the second largest school district in the country tries out an ambitious plan to get technology in the classroom, only to catch the attention of the FBI.

From NPR's Latino USA: Family Values

Latino USA | Posted 11.30.2015 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

For better or worse, we are all influenced by the people who made us who we are--our families. This week we hear stories about family ties and what makes us come together. One family bonds over outdoor adventures while trying to break a world record, while another family is in the business of elk whispering.

From NPR's Latino USA: Enlisted

Latino USA | Posted 11.16.2015 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

Latino USA explores the history of marketing to and the recruiting of Latinos. They hear from current recruiters and anti-recruiters in classrooms, a former solider now Youtube beauty guru, and a self-medicating vet who smoked pot then faced deportation.

From NPR's Latino USA: What Is the Latino Vote?

Latino USA | Posted 11.16.2015 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

Yes, we know, we're still a year away from Election Day but just a few months from the primaries, and everywhere you look there are endless stories ab...

From NPR's Latino USA: 'Ghost Stories'

Latino USA | Posted 11.02.2015 | Latino Voices
Latino USA

This week Latino USA gets spooky. We share new ghost stories and talk about the history behind classic scary icons, like La Llorona and La Lechuza.

Less Invisible: LGBT Images in Latino Media in 2014

Monica Trasandes | Posted 03.07.2015 | Latino Voices
Monica Trasandes

At GLAAD we're often asked how LGBT equality is doing in Latino USA and in Spanish-speaking countries. The answer isn't simple. We've seen many setbacks and there's a lot of work to do, but we've also seen some hard-fought wins.

'Daily Show' Star's New Gig

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Get ready to double your dose of Latino radio programming. NPR’s Latino USA, led by award winning journalist Maria Hinojosa, will expand to one h...