One-minute Vacation podcasts (QuietAmerican.org) a Saint Jude’s festival in the highlands of Michoacan (recorded by Siamack Sioshansi) and evening mass at the Church of Carmen Alta in Oaxaca City. Poet Luis Alberto Urrea delivers his "Hymn to Vatos Who Will Never Appear in a Poem." In "Sasabe," a Sonora, Mexico border town, Scott Carrier talks to immigrants along their hazardous, illegal desert crossing, and to the border patrol waiting for them in Sasabe, Arizona. And Guillermo Gómez-Peña gives a "Citizenship Lesson" from his CD Borderless Radio.
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