¿QPM? 13: Searching for Identidad.

After an abusive childhood in Mexico, Amy's grandfather started telling people he was Italian. He says, “nothing good comes out of Mexico. Nothing."

His identity is his business, but Amy knows she's not Italian. As a mixed race Latina with no cultural connection to Mexico, she struggles to express her racial and ethnic identity. 

Para algunos, she's not close enough to Mexico to claim it, for others, she's possibly a distant cousin, no problem. Ultimately, it's not about them. One thing she's sure of today more than ever: identity is personal.

¿QPM? 7: Crossing the US/Mexico border for the 8th time

Amalia traveled the dangerous roads to the border all the way from El Salvador - fleeing gangs, violence and poverty. During her trip she heard screams, saw an elderly woman being left behind in the desert and experience extreme temperatures while her feet bled - all of this for a better future for her son - who she reunited with after trying to cross the US/Mexico border eight times.

¿QPM? 1: Pulque en América

This Aztec drink of the gods is at least 2000 years old, and in this episode, en este episodio hablamos de porque esta bebida is seen as a cultural resistance to today’s political divide, by those from the native land of Pulque and why it’s becoming a catch in the heartland.