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“People don’t know that there are Black people in Uruguay” or that Blacks built the Costa Rican railroad, says Kim Haas.
By Patricia Guadalupe
There are a slew of travel shows on television, but nothing quite like the one headed up by Philadelphia native Kim Haas. A media veteran with more than 20 years in the business — including a stint at a Telemundo affiliate in Philadelphia — Haas is not necessarily focusing on the locales or the foods of far-flung exotic places, but more on a specific segment of the population that she says gets overlooked time and time again. “Afro-Latino Travels With Kim Haas” celebrates the contributions of African descendants in the Caribbean and throughout Latin America.
Quince Duncan is a true trailblazer! He’s one of Costa Rica’s most celebrated authors and the first Costa Rican to write about the Afro-Costa Rican experience. Meet him on Wednesday’s episode of “Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas.”
Airs Nationally on Public Television
Wednesdays in December
10:30am, 5:30pm and 10:30pm EST
Check Your Local Listing
We are quickly approaching year-end. We are grateful to all of you for your support of the travel series,
“Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas.” We are looking forward to great things in the year to come.
“Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas” airs nationally on CreateTV.
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Wednesday, December 30, 2020
CHECK YOUR LOCAL PBS CHANNEL
“AFRO-LATINO TRAVELS WITH KIM HAAS” airs nationally on Create TV in December!
CHECK YOUR LOCAL LISTING
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2020
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. EST
Epsy Campbell Barr, the first female, Black, Vice President of Costa Rica, graces the cover of Americas Quarterly
“AFRO-LATINO TRAVELS WITH KIM HAAS” had the pleasure of interviewing the equally smart and talented sisters of Vice President, Epsy Campbell, Doris and Sasha, about their family and their heritage.
Also, thank you to Brian Winter, for his lovely tribute in the article, “Don’t Forget About Silvia.”
Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas
broadcasts nationwide on PBS
during Hispanic Heritage Month
(September 12 – October 15, 2020)
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2020
(Cities listed in alphabetical order)
GPB / WABW & WACS – 8:30am, Limón Episode
GPB / WGTV – 8:30am, Limón Episode
Augusta / Allendale, SC
GPB / WCES – 8:30am, Limón Episode
SCETV / WEBA ETV WORLD – 4:00pm, San José Episode
SCETV / WITV ETV WORLD – 4:00pm, San José Episode
Charlotte NC / Rock Hill, SC
SCETV / WNSC – 4:00pm, San José Episode
SCETV / WNSC ETV World – 4:00pm, San José Episode
GPB / WNGH – 8:30am, Limón Episode
KMOS-3 – 10:30pm, Limón Episode
Columbia / Sumter, SC
SCETV / WRJA & WRLK ETV WORLD – 4:00pm, San José Episode
GPB / WJSP – 8:30am, Limón Episode
WPTD / Think TV16 – 5:30pm, Limón Episode
GPB / WXGA – 8:30am, Limón Episode
Las Vegas, NV
KLVX Jackpot! – 4:00am, Limón Episode
GPB / WMUM – 8:30am, Limón Episode
Myrtle Beach / Florence / Conway, SC
SCETV / WHMC & WJPM ETV WORLD, 4:00pm, San José Episode
WEFS – 12:00pm, Limón Episode
WXXI – 1:00pm, Limón Episode
Savannah / Beaufort, SC
SCETV / WJWJ ETV WORLD – 4:00pm, San José Episode
GPB / WVAN – 8:30am, Limón Episode
Seattle / Tacoma, WA
KBTC – 3:00am, Limón Episode
KCKA – 3:00am, Limón Episode
Spartanburg / Greenville, SC
SCETV / WNEH ETV WORLD – 4:00pm, San José Episode
SCETV / WNTV ETV WORLD- 4:00pm, San José Episode
SCETV / WRET ETV WORLD- 4:00pm, San José Episode
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2020
(Cities listed in alphabetical order)
WTTW Prime – 11:30am, San José Episode
New York / Long Island City, NY
WNYE – 11:00am, San José Episode
WLIW – 11:30am, Limón Episode
Salt Lake City, UT
KUEN – 8:30pm Limón Episode
AZPM / KUAS-3 & KUAT-3 – 12:00pm, Limón Episode
AZPM / KUAS-3 & KUAT-3 – 4:30pm, Limón Episode
Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas, a new PBS travel series, premieres with a two-part special featuring Afro-Costa Rican culture this September 2020 on public television stations nationwide in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. This series celebrates and honors the historical and cultural contributions of Latin America’s African descendants, hosted by trilingual, Black female traveler and Executive Producer, Kim Haas.
“We are introducing public television viewers to Afro-Latinos and their profound legacy in the Americas through history, culture, cuisine, art, dance, music, environmental conservation, literature, sports, and festivals,” says Haas.
“Afro-Latino Travels is about Black joy, pride and resilience despite centuries of oppression and under-representation. The series features Afro-Latinos who will inspire viewers with hope and optimism.”
No other travel TV series showcases solely the Afro-Latino communities throughout Latin America and their rich and diverse legacy of creating vibrant cultures in the Americas. African descendants have and continue to leave an indelible imprint on mainstream Latino culture from countries as diverse as Andean Peru to tropical Cuba, Brazil, Costa Rica, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.
The Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas two-part special featuring Costa Rica will be available on public television stations across the United States starting September 12, 2020 – check local listings for broadcast dates and times. Underwriting for the program has been provided in part by the Ford Foundation and in-kind support provided by the Costa Rica Tourism Board.
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“Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas,”
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