In The Thick
About This Show
Journalists of color tell you what you’re missing from the mainstream news. Co-hosted by award-winning journalists Maria Hinojosa and Julio Ricardo Varela, IN THE THICK has the conversations about race, identity and politics few people are discussing or want to discuss.
Most Recent Episode
#83: Puerto Rico, 28 Days Later
2 days ago
It’s been four weeks since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, and the island is still in crisis. 82% of the island is still without power and 35% is still without clean water. Host Julio Ricardo Varela checks in with two reporters who recently returned from Puerto Rico, Frances Robles of the New York Times and Andrés Caballero of Latino USA. They talk about their experiences on the island, the people they spoke with, and their thoughts about Puerto Rico’s future.