Oct 24, 2013 — In his new book The Beast, Salvadoran journalist Oscar Martinez narrates his eight trips on top of the freight trains known as La Bestia — a journey embarked upon by hundreds of thousands of migrants every year, across Mexico and up to the U.S. border.
Oct 17, 2013 — We were thrilled to have Juana Molina on this week's show to talk about her new album, Wed21, her musical influences, and how to rebel when your parents have the coolest musical tastes ever.
Aug 30, 2013 — The amazing DJ duo mixes traditional Latin American sounds, including cumbia, bubblegum pop, and digital beats. Join Alt.Latino as the two provide a peek into their sound world — and pick out a spectacularly eclectic mix of their favorite songs.
Jul 13, 2013 — The front man for the legendary Brazilian band stops by to discuss Os Mutantes and the protests that are rocking the South American giant.
Jun 27, 2013 — The Spanish filmmaker visits Alt.Latino for a conversation about art, life and music that moves him.
May 23, 2013 — The gifted Puerto Rican rapper visits Alt.Latino to discuss history, music, culture and politics. And, of course, he plays a generous assortment of music to put his past and present in context.
May 10, 2013 — This week on Alt.Latino, the Guatemalan author joins us to discuss his latest book, The Polish Boxer. Hear a conversation about Guatemala, Judaism in Latin America and, of course, music.
Apr 18, 2013 — Alt.Latino celebrates National Poetry Month with Herrera, who discusses the songs that shaped him.
Apr 4, 2013 — On the new edition of Alt.Latino, La Vida Boheme's Henry D'Arthenay highlights his favorite Venezuelan music, from salsa to punk.
Mar 7, 2013 — This week on Alt.Latino, the Oscar-winning Argentine musician, film composer and producer stops by to discuss his inspirations, his status as a rock star during the Argentine dictatorship, the most difficult instrument he's ever learned to play and, of course, his favorite music.