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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 21, 2014 | NPR · Last year a scientist said he'd found a new form of botulinum toxin, and was keeping details secret to keep the recipe from terrorists. But other science and public health labs were shut out, too.
 
April 23, 2014 | NPR · Pharmaceutical companies are suddenly trading entire divisions the way sports teams swap players. Glaxo, Novartis and Ely Lily are all involved in a complicated deal announced Tuesday, and so far this year, five deals exceeding $2 billion have been announced. What's driving the deal-making?
 
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April 23, 2014 | NPR · For decades, a mysterious quacking "bio-duck" has been heard roaming the waters of the Southern Ocean. Now scientists say the source is a whale.
 

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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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Apr 19, 2014 — Co-host Felix Contreras plays soothing new music for his ailing co-host, Jasmine Garsd.
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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 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 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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Feb 28, 2014 — The Portuguese term — which embodies a particular mix of melancholy, longing and loss — has no direct equivalent in English. But it does find full expression in bittersweet music.
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Feb 21, 2014Alt.Latino sits down with rapper Bocafloja and blogger Juan Data to discuss the many ways hip-hop has trickled into Latin America and its music scene.
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Feb 6, 2014 — The show kicks off its Black History Month coverage with the creators of the LatiNegr@s Project, which is dedicated to documenting the stories and perspectives of Black Latinos.
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Jan 30, 2014 — In Alt.Latino's eclectic and danceable mix, hear Chilean rappers, Argentine rockers and Mexican DJs.
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