Rodrigo y Gabriela's new album, Area 52, was recorded in Havana with a full Cuban orchestra. Tina Korhonen hide caption

toggle caption Tina Korhonen

Music Articles

Rodrigo Y Gabriela's Havana Nights

The instrumental duo's new album, Area 52, was recorded in Havana with a full Cuban orchestra.

Listen Loading… 5:07
  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

A worker pushes a wheelbarrow past the new National Teaching Hospital in Mirebalais, Haiti, on Jan. 10. When it opens this summer, the 320-bed facility will be Haiti's largest hospital and provide services and a level of care well beyond what's currently available. Dieu Nalio Chery/AP hide caption

toggle caption Dieu Nalio Chery/AP

Pastor Junior Antoine on stage at Shalom Tabernacle of Glory evangelical church, in front of a congregation that grew rapidly after the earthquake two years ago. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Jason Beaubien/NPR

Relatives of those who died in the 2010 earthquake attend a memorial service at the mass grave site in Titanyen, on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Thursday. Haitians are marking the second anniversary of the devastating 2010 earthquake with church services throughout the country on what is a national holiday of remembrance. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

toggle caption Ramon Espinosa/AP

A storefront in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is brightly painted with a message welcoming President Michel Martelly into power. Two years after a devastating earthquake destroyed much of the Haitian capital, progress is palpable. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Jason Beaubien/NPR

Diego Rivera's fountain of the Aztec rain god Tlaloc is a pumping station in Mexico City's municipal water system. It fell into disrepair for some time, but has recently been restored. David Hiser/National Geographic hide caption

toggle caption David Hiser/National Geographic

Federal policemen escort the armored car carrying a member of Los Zetas drug cartel in June. The security forces have been accused of abuses in the fight against the drug cartels. Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty Images

Mexican soldiers stand guard behind communication radios seized from alleged drug cartel members in Veracruz, Mexico, Nov. 23. Lucas Castro/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Lucas Castro/AFP/Getty Images

Stephanie Sigman as Laura in the Canana and Fox International Productions film Miss Bala. Eniac Martinez/20th Century Fox hide caption

toggle caption Eniac Martinez/20th Century Fox

Employees of TECMA, a cross-border plant or maquiladora, work in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Business leaders say the quick delivery time of goods from Mexico to the U.S. can help revive manufacturing in North America. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption AFP/AFP/Getty Images

U.S. Border Patrol agents patrol along the border fence between Arizona and Mexico, July 28, 2010. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor