Janice Llamoca, NPR's Latino USA

Janice Llamoca

NPR's Latino USA

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Past articles by Janice:

Getting Personal With Cristela Alonzo

Cristela Alonzo opens up about the shame she felt about poverty as a child, how the singer Selena Quintanilla inspired her and she shares personal stories from her new memoir. → Read More

Portrait Of: Luna Lauren Vélez

"To me that is the norm, so when people say, 'you play strong women.' I'm like, I don't know many women who aren't this strong," Vélez tells Latino USA. → Read More

A Child Lost in Translation

Latino USA travels to Huntsville, Alabama, to share the story of Teresa Matías and how she ended up making a life-changing decision without full consent. → Read More

Being Asian and Latino

In the U.S., two of the fastest-growing ethnic groups are Asian and Latino—and those two groups are not exactly mutually exclusive. → Read More

How I Made It: Miguel and Flor De Toloache's Mireya Ramos on 'Te Lo Dije'

"Te Lo Dije" fuses bachata, mariachi and R&B. → Read More

How I Made It: Danny Ocean on 'Epa Wei'

Daniel Morales, better known by his moniker Danny Ocean, is a singer, songwriter, and producer from Venezuela. → Read More

By Right of Discovery

On Thanksgiving Day, hundreds of people gather on Alcatraz Island, the famous former prison and one of the largest tourist attractions in San Francisco, for a sunrise ceremony to honor Indigenous culture and history. → Read More

Portrait Of: Fat Joe

Maria Hinojosa talks to the rapper/actor about life growing up in the Bronx, the importance of family, and his role in the comedy film, "Night School." → Read More

How I Made It: A Latina Mountaineer Conquers the Highest Peaks

In this edition of "How I Made It," Silvia Vásquez-Lavado shares what it feels like to stand on top of the tallest mountains in the world. → Read More

How I Made It: Nurse by Day, Selena Tribute Artist by Night

Hear why Amanda Solis loves to pay tribute to the one and only Selena Quintanilla. → Read More

Portrait Of: Miguel

Latino USA talks to the singer-songwriter about his life-changing trip to Mexico and how his multicultural upbringing influenced his unique sound. → Read More

With You, Peru

Peru qualified for the World Cup after 36 years. Relive the moments that took the team and their fans to the biggest soccer stage in the world. → Read More

How Matt Hunter Went From 'Dora the Explorer' to Selling Out Stadiums in Latin America

The 20-year-old Colombian singer plots his rise in Spanish-language pop. → Read More

How I Made It: The Man Behind the 'Gooooooooool!'

The legendary Andrés Cantor shares the story behind his signature call. → Read More

Remembering Daniel Peredo, the Peruvian Commentator Who'll Be in Our Hearts This World Cup

Daniel Peredo is the late Peruvian commentator who narrated the fútbol team's highs and lows. → Read More

This Emotional Video Will Make You Want to Cheer for La Blanquirroja in the World Cup

The Federación Peruana de Fútbol released three promotional videos that got us all in our feelings. → Read More

Portrait Of: 'The Latinos Of Asia'

Because of Spanish colonization, Filipinos and Latinos share last names, religion, food and even similarities in language. → Read More

Op-Ed: Paolo Guerrero's World Cup Ban Is Devastating, But Peru Will Be OK

The news slapped us with an unexpected jolting twist, but we shouldn't panic. → Read More

They See Me Rollin'

When Jorge Garcia was deported to Mexico, the news made headlines, catching the eye of one unexpected character: Chamillionaire. → Read More

Our Year of Despacito

Even though the song didn't come home with a Grammy, it was a remarkable run. → Read More