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Latino USA

Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m.
María Hinojosa

Multi award-winning Latino USA, the radio journal of news and culture, is the only nationally distributed English-language radio program produced from a Latino perspective. It combines high-quality news, cultural and public affairs journalism with compelling sound to bring a rich understanding to a wide spectrum of listeners.

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NPR Story
3:26 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Juana Molina

Argentinian singer-songwriter Juana Molina performs and talks with Maria Hinojosa and Soundcheck's John Schaefer about leaving acting for a music career.

NPR Story
3:26 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Labyrinth Theater Company

We hear a little more music from La Mecánica Popular, and Soundcheck's John Schaefer and Maria Hinojosa speak with members of the Labyrinth Theater Company about diversity in New York theater.

NPR Story
3:26 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

La Mecánica Popular

Our live edition with WNYC's Soundcheck kicks off with a performance and interview by psychedelic salsa band La Mecánica Popular. Soundcheck's John Schaefer co-hosts.

NPR Story
10:50 am
Fri July 11, 2014

How I Stopped Drinking

We hear some words of wisdom about how one Latina stopped drinking, using faith and the support of Alcoholics Anonymous.

NPR Story
10:50 am
Fri July 11, 2014

When a Friend is an Alcoholic

Sometimes, alcoholism hits a bit too close to home. Maria Hinojosa talks with journalist Rose Arce about the cruelly ironic death of their friend Elaine Rivera.

NPR Story
10:50 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Deena & Jay

Deena struggled with depression without treatment ever since she was a young girl. When her marriage begins to fall apart, she decides to seek medical help. But not everything goes as planned.

NPR Story
11:45 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Dolores Huerta: A Loyal American Dissenter

Since the founding of the U.S., loyal dissent has been a patriotic value. Host Maria Hinojosa talks about that value and the origin of "Si se puede," with labor leader Dolores Huerta.

NPR Story
11:45 am
Thu July 3, 2014

A Dominican Cyclist in Harlem

Former cycling champ Edwin Morel tells us why the sport is more expensive than you might think, life lessons he's learned riding a bike and why sports are good for everyone.

NPR Story
11:45 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Vamos, USA?!

The World Cup craze took over the US this summer, especially among soccer-loving Latinos. We took to the streets to ask Latinos what countries they're rooting for this World Cup.

NPR Story
2:18 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Sabiduría: Sangre Fuerte

Sometimes, if you want to win, you gotta bluff. Latino USA's Senior Editor, Leda Hartman, shares her aunt's story of pretending with a bit of what she calls "sangre fuerte."

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