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The Latin American Radio Magazine

The Latin American Radio Magazine began broadcasting in September 1995, airing on Carnegie Mellon University’s radio station, WRCT-FM (88.3). It is a weekly program broadcast in Spanish and geared toward the Latino community in Pittsburgh and the rest of western Pennsylvania. The program mixes news and music from Latin America with information of local interest to Latinos. The program is occasionally broadcast in Portuguese.


1. Warren, 345, quoted in Karen Racine, Francisco de Miranda: A Transatlantic Life in the Age of Revolution (Wilmington, DE: S R Books, 2003), 37.

2. Warren, 345, quoted in David Bushnell, Simon Bolivar: Liberation and Disappointment (New York: Longman, 2004), 15-16. Two of Bolivar’s nephews, Fernando and Francis Bolivar, attended Germantown Academy in Philadelphia. See Warren, 345.

3. Quoted in Castillo-Feliu, 1.

4. Castillo-Feliu, 1. Jicotencatl is widely agreed to be the first historical novel published anywhere in the Americas.

5. Vazquez, 13. This translates to the Cuban Revolutionary Party. For a detailed and personal account of the role of the cigar maker in Puerto Rican and Cuban politics, see The Memoirs of Bernardo Vega.

6. Vazquez, 14.

7. Vazquez, 15.

8. Taylor, 13-16; Mandell, 29.

9. Adams, 12.

10. Adams, 12.

11. Adams, 12-15.

12. Wilson, 18.

13. Wilson, 20.

14. This demographic information is available on the Historical Society of Pennsylvania’s

Latino Philadelphia at a Glance Web page.

15. Jones.

16. Bocella.

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