Latino USA

Series produced by Latino USA

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Latino USA chronicles how Latinos are living, shaping and changing America, with in-depth reporting and candid conversations. Hosted by Maria Hinojosa.

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2018, Latino USA is the longest running Latino-focused program on U.S. public media, and embodies Futuro Media's mission to elevate the voices of historically marginalized communities through authentic storytelling.


Additional Files

91 Pieces

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Violeta Parra sets out on a mission to preserve Chile’s traditional folk music, and make it known across the world. But while she’s in Europe pursu...

  • Added: May 11, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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In the last few years, with the 2020 presidential election and information around COVID-19, we’ve seen misinformation and disinformation campaigns ...

  • Added: May 05, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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Latino USA brings us the story of Teresa Matias, a mother of five and indigenous immigrant from Guatemala who lives in Huntsville, Alabama.

  • Added: Apr 22, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Maria sends Elisa and Monica on a quest to understand the meaning of chisme (gossip) in the US Latinx community and they begin a cheeky experiment....

  • Added: Apr 22, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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We learn about La Lupe’s origins as a performer in Cuba and her subsequent exile amid the Cuban Revolution. She finds success in New York as the “Q...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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Cristina Ibarra and Alex Rivera, award-winning independent filmmakers and married couple, share their love story and their favorite moments from ea...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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Latino USA goes to the Tucson Rodeo, also known as La Fiesta De Los Vaqueros. First up is the rodeo parade - the largest non-motorized parade in th...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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In 2008, Melissa Lucio was sentenced to die after the death of her two-year-old daughter. But her family and many others say that she was wrongly c...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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Latino USA breaks down the life and story of composer Maria Grever.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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We head down to Mexico’s southern border and later meet with a caravan of asylum seekers hoping to find safety in numbers as they attempt to reach ...

  • Added: Mar 10, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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With the Academy Awards coming up, a roundtable of Latino film critics reflect on the past year of Latino filmmaking, including big commercial and ...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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On the 10th anniversary of DACA we hear the stories of Maggie, Madaí, and Esme —three undocumented immigrants who saw no future in the U.S. and ret...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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When Dominican Dictator Rafael Trujillo first came to power, he had a good relationship with Haiti. Then, he ordered his soldiers to massacre Haiti...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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Maria chats with Dra. Polo about her Cuban American identity, the trauma of exile and how her legal career and passion for the arts merged when she...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2022
  • Length: 54:00
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The extraordinary life and death of Chalino Sánchez.

  • Added: Feb 03, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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In the first part of a three-part investigation of the Ayotzinapa massacre case, Reveal’s Anayansi Diaz-Cortes and Kate Doyle from the National Sec...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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Author Benjamin Alire Sáenz discusses his upbringing along the U.S.- Mexico border, journeying into the priesthood, and following his calling to be...

  • Added: Jan 20, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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We hear how Juan Castillo fled war in El Salvador and came to the United States. Not fitting in as a teenager in a new country, Juan joined a gang ...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2022
  • Length: 54:01
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Three trailblazing women in tango tell us about the rise, decline, and resurgence of tango.

  • Added: Jan 10, 2022
  • Length: 54:01