Latin America

11:37am

Mon August 5, 2013
Arts & Culture

Radio Ambulante: Los que saben la letra, que la canten / If you know the words, sing them

TAMAULIPAS -- The Mexican state of Tamaulipas has become the epicenter of the Narco War. In this bloody conflict, it has become difficult to name the antagonists, or demand explanations for so much blood. In the face such horror, reporter Lizzy Cantú wonders, how do you live in silence?

This story was a co-production with the cultural magazine Etiqueta Negra based in Lima, Perú. 

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10:29am

Fri June 14, 2013
Politics

Radio Ambulante: El exilio de Manuel Zelaya / The Exile of Manuel Zelaya

José Manuel Zelaya Rosales, President of Honduras (2006-2009)

Honduras is in the news these days for winning the most undesired title of murder capital of the world.

But in 2009, the headlines coming out of Honduras were about the coup of then-president Manuel Zelaya.

The story of his coup was heard around the world, but Zelaya's personal story is far less known. Annie Murphy traveled to Honduras to speak with Zelaya himself, and hear his version of the story we all think we know.

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2:41pm

Thu March 21, 2013
Arts & Culture

Radio Ambulante's English-language special

Radio Ambulante is the new Spanish-language podcast produced at KALW showcasing compelling human stories from around Latin America and the U.S.  Now you can hear the program's first English-language special, including the story of a young Honduran living through the 2009 coup in his country and the true tale of the fictional character behind the controversial phrase "self-deportatio

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12:12am

Fri March 8, 2013