Silvia Viñas is an editor and producer at Radio Ambulante. She is the producer behind the podcast Radio Ambulante: Unscripted, an interview series with Latin American and Latino artists and innovators hosted by award-winning novelist Daniel Alarcón.
Previously Silvia worked as the Latin America Regional Editor for Global Voices. Her work has been featured on the BBC, Al Jazeera, The Economist and PRI. She has also written feature articles for World Policy Journal and the Council on Hemispheric Affairs.
Ceci Bastida has made music in Mexico and the US, and her latest work is something of a heads-up to both. It focuses on the violence — gun violence, mass shootings — that are too common in both countries. But not all of her songs are quite that dark.
The reality of the US-Mexico border is complex, but not always so different depending on which side you're on. A new documentary explores the similarities and differences between two world separated by miles and miles of border fence.
Havana's not the first place you might think of when you think of death metal bands — but the island city has had a thriving community of death metal singers for decades. Meet some of the bands making noise in Cuba's capital city.
As Latinos become a bigger and bigger part of American society, Latino artists are finally starting to gain prominence in the American art world. These three artists are ones to watch for.
Development & Education
Two storms battered the poor southern Mexican state of Guerrero last month. And then the communities were left to fend for themselves for days, according to a Mexican human rights organization.