Americas Now

October 13, 2019

Chef rescues the flavors of Brazil’s “favelas”

Chef Edson Leite is bringing social transformation by promoting traditional food from the “favelas”, Brazil poorest neighborhoods. He is also training hundreds of apprentice cooks so they can spread their flavors to a wider audience.

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October 13, 2019

Panama still wounded after US invasion 30 years ago

Nearly three decades ago, Panama suffered a shock as US troops deployed to outs dictator Manuel Noriega. The fact the country had to be invaded to return to democracy wounded its national pride, as correspondent John Zarrella reports.

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August 4, 2019

Voices from the Wall

Dan Williams traveled extensively along both sides of the border in order to speak to those whose lives have been impacted by “the wall.”

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June 17, 2019

Expanding the rights of domestic workers in Mexico

Despite recent reforms, domestic workers remain a part of the informal labor sector in several Latin American countries. Correspondent Lara Rodriguez shows us what the Mexican government is doing to change the status quo of domestic workers.

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