Americas Now Podcast

May 9, 2024

White Hands Choir

Podcast (americasnow): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:34 — 20.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSImagine a choir where some singers cannot see and others cannot hear. That’s the concept of a unique project in Venezuela, which shows how – when […]

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May 9, 2024

Venezuelan Students Crossing

Podcast (americasnow): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 17:39 — 25.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSEvery morning…dozens of kids in western Venezuela leave their homes before 5-am — to embark on an adventurous journey to school. And it’s not just any school… […]

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May 31, 2023

Americas Now: The Female Pioneers of Colombia’s Vallenato Music

Podcast (americasnow): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 17:11 — 24.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSVallenato is likely Colombia’s most popular musical genre and part of the country’s identity. Played with an accordion, it’s a combination of African, Indigenous and European sounds. […]

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May 24, 2023

Americas Now: Inside Colombia’s largest drug cartel

Podcast (americasnow): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:54 — 34.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSColombia is the world’s largest cocaine producer and the cultivation of coca plants, the main ingredient of the drug, is increasing. Elaine Reyes talks to correspondent […]

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May 10, 2023

Americas Now: Chocolate: A $10 billion business that begins with cacao

Podcast (americasnow): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:08 — 17.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSMost people associate chocolate with the chocolatiers of Europe. But the main ingredient for chocolate, cacao, comes from Latin America and Africa. Director-Producer Armando Guerra joins […]

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April 21, 2023

Americas Now: Climate Change Threatens Marine Life in Florida

Podcast (americasnow): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 18:59 — 26.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSSAccording to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA, 2022 was one of the hottest years on record. Some scientists believe Florida is among the most vulnerable […]

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July 2, 2021

The Americas Now Podcast

Correspondents traveling from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego deconstruct the stories that impacted them the most. Presented by Elaine Reyes, the Americas Now Podcast takes you to memorable places and introduces you to extraordinary people around the map. This is a podcast for in-depth reporting enthusiasts with a taste for Latin American affairs and human stories.

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