Ghost stories were my first love, but these days I mostly entertain myself with crime documentaries, and so it was only natural that the six-part audio series ‘The Fifth World,’ produced by Chicago Latino theater company Teatro Vista, hooked me from the first episode.
Hector chats with Carlos Eduardo Espina, an immigrant rights advocate and community organizer with over 2.4 million followers on TikTok, where he answers questions and gives advice concerning the U.S. immigration system.
Host Hector Luis Alamo chats with Susanne Ramirez de Arellano, an esteemed journalist and writer with decades of experience.
Hector’s mom Yeni was born in a mountain village outside the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa and immigrated to Chicago when she was six.
Hector chats with Dean Huertas, a Puerto Rican activist and TikTok star, born in the Bronx and currently living in Santurce, Puerto Rico.
Hector chats with his brother Chris Alamo, an actor and Marine based in Chicago.
Hector chats with Mala Muñoz, a writer, podcast producer, and co-host of Locatora Radio and host of Marijuanera.
Hector chats with Constanza Eliana Chinea, a Puerto Rican activist and educator whose work focuses on anti-racism and decolonization.