Category Archives: International

Local Cubans Share Childhood Memories

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August 14, 2015 – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cuba this week to officially open the American Embassy in Havana. Debate about the relationship between the United States and Cuba is far from over, but the historic change was followed closely by people who were born in Cuba and left as children and young adults.

NMiF producer sat down with Margie Diaz Kintz, Victor Alvarez (Savor Cuban street music) and Bernardo Monserrat to talk about their early memories of Cuba and what it was like to come to the US alone in their early teens.

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Excerpt from One Among Thousands 

Encore: Local Journalists Cover Legacy of Bombings in Laos

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It’s been 40 years since the US government withdrew all American troops in Vietnam. Do you know what was left behind in Laos?

Gwyneth Doland speaks with two New Mexico journalists, with years of experience living and reporting in Southeast Asia, about their book “Eternal Harvest: The Legacy of American Bombs in Laos.”

Karen Coates, author, “Eternal Harvest”
Jerry Redfern, photographer, “Eternal Harvest”