Saturday, May 02, 2009

5/02/2009 Community Gumbo

Listen | Democracy Now (4/29/09)
  • The “NAFTA Flu”: Critics Say Swine Flu Has Roots in Forcing Poor Countries to Accept Western Agribusiness
  • Ex-Virginia Tech Student Speaks Out Against Texas GOP Bill to Legalize Firearms on Campus
  • Prisoners at Federal Immigrant Detention Center in South Texas Stage Hunger Strike Over Alleged Abuses, Denial of Due Process
  • EXCLUSIVE: Jailed Houston Imam Zoubir Bouchikhi Speaks from Private Immigration Prison
  • Doctor in Sri Lanka Hospital Describes Casualties from Ongoing Conflict

The Stone Center for Latin American Studies radio outreach project presents:
Listen | The Latino immigrant experience in New Orleans
Produced by Taro Taguchi & Koplan Nwabuoku

Listen | The New Orleans Black-Brown coalition strengthens ties between the African-American and Latino communities
Produced by Melina Leodas

These stories are part of the Stone Center for Latin American Studies' radio outreach project. The project is funded in part by the Center for Public Service and by a Title VI US Department of Education grant. For more information on the radio outreach project please visit or call 862-3143.

Listen | Democracy Now (3/16/09)
  • Leftist FMLN Candidate Mauricio Funes Wins El Salvador Presidential Election, Ending Two Decades of Conservative Rule

Music Played:
Los Po-Boy-Citos, "Fried Neck Bones and Home Fries"

Los Mono, "Hecho esta"

Jose Cobles, "Sabor de engano"

Two-marimba ensemble of San Mateo Ixtatán, "Two marimbas in front of the church," Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, Guatemala 1964


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