Latino USA

Sundays, 6-7 a.m. and again on Mondays, 9-10 p.m. on KUAR

Latino USA is the foremost Latino voice in public media and the longest running Latino-centered program on radio. As the only program on NPR with a dedicated focus on America's Latino community, Latino USA gives voice to the New Mainstream.

La Mecánica Popular

Jul 18, 2014

Our live edition with WNYC's Soundcheck kicks off with a performance and interview by psychedelic salsa band La Mecánica Popular. Soundcheck's John Schaefer co-hosts.

How I Stopped Drinking

Jul 11, 2014

We hear some words of wisdom about how one Latina stopped drinking, using faith and the support of Alcoholics Anonymous.

When a Friend is an Alcoholic

Jul 11, 2014

Sometimes, alcoholism hits a bit too close to home. Maria Hinojosa talks with journalist Rose Arce about the cruelly ironic death of their friend Elaine Rivera.

Deena & Jay

Jul 11, 2014

Deena struggled with depression without treatment ever since she was a young girl. When her marriage begins to fall apart, she decides to seek medical help. But not everything goes as planned.