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The 39th district in Queens, NY - Photo: Catalina Jaramillo

Against All Odds, Monserrate Still In The Fight

Hiram Monserrate, who was forced to resign from the NY State Senate after being convicted of attacking his girlfriend, is trying to stage a political comeback. Experts are not counting him out in his Primary race against Francisco Moya who has won numerous endorsements.

Victor Cariás, a supervisor on an oil spill cleanup crew in the Gulf of Mexico - Photo: Annie Correal

Hard, Dirty, Work: Latinos Clean Up The Gulf of Mexico

The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has drawn clean up workers from near and far. Many of these workers are Latinos, so-called “disaster migrants” who go from catastrophe to catastrophe and aid in the repair efforts. Fi2W’s Annie Correal documented their lives in a radio piece for Latino USA.

Transistor Radio - Photo: Road Side Pictures

Radio Messages to a Captive Audience

10 years ago, Feet in Two Worlds contributor Annie Correal was living in the United States when her father was kidnapped in Columbia by the FARC guerrillas. Her story just aired on This American Life.