10 Must-Listen Podcasts to Celebrate International Podcast Day

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For all you audio lovers with earbuds almost permanently in place, isn't it bliss to escape from our screen-saturated world and let your mind wander with just the power of voice?


Recent data from the 2023 Nielsen Diverse Intelligence series revealed that Latinos are really into podcasts. When it comes to news specifically, Latinos are 13% more likely than the general population to choose podcasts over other mediums. While there's an array of shows and films within easy reach, podcasts offer a multitude of choices. It’s estimated that 3.5 million Latinos are avid podcast news listeners.

The trend is recent, though. About half of Latino podcast fans have only been listening for about two years. What's more, a whopping 60% are broadening their audio horizons, indulging in a richer blend of shows and topics.

To mark International Podcast Day, we put together a list that can help further expand the breadth of the Latino podcast listening experience into new topics and new countries.

Entiende Tu Mente

Wanna build some emotional muscle? Tune in and vibe with a therapist, a life coach, and a psychology student. They'll help you understand that wild, awesome thing called your mind. Plus, it’s a fun way to brush up on your Spanish.

Caso 63

Buckle up for some sci-fi vibes! This Chilean audio series takes you into the thrilling world of time travel and impending doom. And guess what? Julianne Moore and Oscar Isaac are now starring in the English-language remake!

Latino Rebels Radio

If you're all about staying updated with what's happening in the US Latino world, this is your jam. Commentary, analysis, and some cheeky humor, all rolled into one!

La Brega

Dive deep into Puerto Rican life with these narrative stories and top-tier journalism. Think of it as a beautiful collage of life, available in both English and Spanish.

Super Mamás

Hey, new mamas (and papas)! Want to feel like you’re chilling with friends, talking about the wild ride of parenthood? Sisters Paulina and Bricia got your back. Bonus: They even hang out with celebs like Eva Longoria!

Latinx in Power

Dive into the tech world with Thaisa Fernandes and get real insights from Latin American leaders. It’s like a VIP pass into the behind-the-scenes of tech!

Puro Cuento

Remember bedtime stories? Get a dose of that nostalgia in Spanish! With a mix of classic tales and music, it’s a magical journey, even if Spanish isn’t your thing.

Latina to Latina

Alicia Menendez is serving real talks with amazing Latinas. Expect laughs, tears, and loads of inspiration. From TikTok creators to Netflix stars, she chats with them all.

Latinx Therapy

Break the taboo and talk about mental health in the Latinx community! Tune in with Adriana Alejandre and guests for genuine, heartfelt discussions. It's a fresh perspective every week.

Radio Ambulante

For a dose of long-form journalism that's all about Latin America, this podcast is gold. Over 200 episodes from 20 countries, it’s like a beautiful audio tapestry of life, love, politics, and more.

So, what are you waiting for? Grab your headphones and dive in!

Photography of a Latino family

While Latine families face a lot of stressors when adjusting to life in the United States, it is oftentimes the children who bear the brunt of navigating systems such as language, habits, and traditions for them. Since families are so close-knit in most Latine homes, this removes many boundaries as parents are dependent on their children to help them navigate these spaces.

We often hear stories of having to translate important government and medical documents starting at a very young age, something that goes well into our teen and young adult years that leaves us to feel as though we can’t set boundaries since we are a major source of support for our parents.

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