Episodes

First Impressions (fiction)

Every once in a while we like to share works of fiction from Latin America’s best writers. This week we present Peruvian author Ricardo Sumalavia’s …

Listen to audio

Roundtable: World Cup 2014

There are 16 days until the World Cup begins in Brazil. To celebrate, Radio Ambulante has convened three extraordinary Latin American soccer journalists: Chilean journalist …

Listen to audio

The Commune (fiction)

Mexican author Guadalupe Nettel reads an excerpt from her novel “The Body I Was Born In.” The story begins in Mexico City in the late …

Listen to audio

Night Walk

The town of El Alberto in Hidalgo, Mexico, has only one industry: La Caminata Nocturna, a stylized simulation of a border crossing. But, can a …

Listen to audio

The Rebellious Student

In December 2012, Benjamín González broke all the rules during his graduation speech. He criticized his school, one of the most prestigious in Chile, el …

Listen to audio

Postcard from Juárez

An anonymous woman is killing bus drivers of Ciudad Juárez. Yuri Herrera went there to find out why. Special thanks to Judith Torrea, Óscar Maynez, …

Listen to audio

Escape from Cabildo

In 1971, when she was only twenty-three, Gricelda Borges Saraiva began serving a term at Cabildo prison, accused of being a militant of the MLN, …

Listen to audio