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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Hundreds of civilians have been massacred in the South Sudan town of Bentiu. For more, Steve Inskeep talks to Andrew Green, the South Sudan bureau chief for the Voice of America.
 
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April 24, 2014 | NPR · One year ago, a factory building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing more than 1,100 workers. Top retailers have begun inspecting factories more aggressively, but other steps have fallen short.
 
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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Some of the factors keeping low-income students from getting into college aren't always obvious to the public, higher education insiders tell Morning Edition's David Greene.
 

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April 24, 2014 | NPR · Syria will likely meet an upcoming deadline to hand over its declared chemical weapons. But the agreement seems to have emboldened the Syrian regime to use other brutal tactics, including a chemical not covered by the deal.
 
April 24, 2014 | NPR · As diplomatic talks in Geneva have failed to resolve the three-year-old civil war in Syria, the U.S. is undertaking a new covert program to send weapons in support of rebel forces there.
 
April 24, 2014 | NPR · The Israeli government suspended peace talks with Palestinians, citing a unity agreement announced Wednesday by Palestinian leadership. The Israeli security cabinet came to the decision unanimously, angered by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's decision to end a seven-year schism with the Hamas movement.
 

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April 19, 2014 | NPR · The search continues for hundreds of people, mostly students, who were on board a South Korean ferry when it sank this week. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn shares the latest with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
 

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April 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

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Alt.Latino

Apr 20, 2014 — Grammy-winning percussionist Miguel Ramirez pays tribute to the King of Latin Music.
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Apr 19, 2014 — Co-host Felix Contreras plays soothing new music for his ailing co-host, Jasmine Garsd.
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Apr 18, 2014 — One of the most respected figures in Latin music, the salsa singer had deep roots in both Puerto Rico and New York, where he influenced a younger generation of musicians.
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Apr 12, 2014 — NPR took a 2,428-mile trip along the border between Mexico and the U.S. Alt.Latino highlights some of the music heard along the way.
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Apr 5, 2014 — Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras rode vans with rock stars and got serenaded by mariachi singers. Join them as they tackle the biggest music festival Latin America has to offer.
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Mar 27, 2014 — Watch a video playlist featuring some of Alt.Latino's favorite artists playing Vive Latino, the biggest rock and alternative music festival in Latin America.
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Mar 22, 2014 — Hosts Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreras take a break from seeing bands long enough to discuss their favorite SXSW music over heaping plates of Texas barbecue.
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Mar 14, 2014 — We liked the Chilean rapper's new album Vengo so much, we invited her to spend some time with us during SXSW in Austin, Texas. Join us for our very first live taping of Alt.Latino.
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Mar 11, 2014 — With music from São Paulo to Mexico City, Alt.Latino keeps the groove going in a SXAmericas DJ set of songs handpicked from the show.
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Mar 7, 2014 — Hear an interview with the Puerto Rican singer and musician known as Visitante, plus new material from rapper Ana Tijoux, La Santa Cecilia and more.
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