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Welcome to the Jungle Part 1

19 mins, United States

Nothing will stop Alexis from getting Axl Rose’s autograph

Alexis Figueroa is willing to do the unthinkable to get a celebrity’s autograph. In this episode, we follow him as he attempts to get the one autograph that got away, that of an aging rocker he’s been after for more than a decade. Will Alexis get the memento he’s looking for, or will his best-laid plans fail him once more?

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  1. Jaz y Lalay Part 2

    26 mins, Costa Rica

    A clerical error made one couple's love an act of protest

  2. Jaz y Lalay Part 1

    21 mins, Costa Rica

    A clerical error made one couple’s love an act of protest

  3. Alias El Cóndor Part 2

    31 mins, Chile, Brazil

    Roberto Rojas was willing to do anything to win

  4. Alias El Cóndor Part 1

    15 mins, Chile, Brazil

    Roberto Rojas was willing to do anything to win

  5. La colonia perdida Part 2

    21 mins, Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rican bees can save the world — if we can save them first

  6. La colonia perdida Part 1

    20 mins, Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rican bees can save the world — if we can save them first

  7. El coyote

    10 mins, Honduras

    There’s an art to crossing a border

  8. El equipo fantasma

    15 mins, Chile

    When politics and sport collide, not all victories are worth celebrating

  9. El otro, el mismo

    18 mins, Colombia, Argentina

    Sometimes you find family in the most unexpected ways

  10. El superhéroe

    13 mins, Argentina

    Menganno fights crime (while fighting for his marriage)

  11. En busca de las palabras

    19 mins, United States, Mexico

    Micah has spent his life pushing the boundaries

  12. Somos fabricantes

    18 mins, Argentina

    If you can dream it, why not build it?

  13. Boom/Colapso

    27 mins, Colombia, Venezuela

    The story of Venezuela, as told through the migration of one family

  14. Contra la gastronomia peruana

    26 mins, Peru

    Be careful what you say about Peruvian food

  15. Escuchadme, terráqueos

    20 mins, United States, Peru

    Speaking Spanish properly? Well, it’s complicated

  16. Terremoto

    26 mins, Mexico

    The resilience we find beneath the rubble

  17. Miedo

    5 mins, Colombia

    Sometimes it’s hard to admit you were ever afraid.

  18. El show debe continuar

    11 mins, Colombia, Peru

    Here was Reza’s choice: run and hide or push forward.

  19. El hijo Part 1

    16 mins, Peru

    What if the whole world said your parents were monsters?

  20. El hijo Part 2

    14 mins, Peru

    What if the whole world said your parents were monsters?

  21. Éxodo Part 1

    15 mins, Brazil, Colombia

    When your entire life is a suitcase

  22. Éxodo Part 2

    34 mins, Brazil, Colombia

    When your entire life is a suitcase

  23. Los bomberos Part 1

    16 mins, Peru

    Why does a city of 9 million fight fires with volunteers?

  24. Los bomberos Part 2

    15 mins, Peru

    Why does a city of 9 million fight fires with volunteers?

  25. Narco tours Part 1

    22 mins, Colombia

    How should Medellín remember its violent past?

  26. Narco tours Part 2

    14 mins, Colombia

    How should Medellín remember its violent past?

  27. En este pueblo no hay ladrones Part 1

    24 mins, Colombia

    Why would the theft of a single book mean so much to Colombia?

  28. En este pueblo no hay ladrones Part 2

    20 mins, Colombia

    Why would the theft of a single book mean so much to Colombia?

  29. Fue el estado Part 1

    19 mins, Mexico

    Sometimes telling the truth is the most dangerous job of all

  30. Los cassettes del exilio

    26 mins, Chile

    A box of old cassette tapes holds the secret of Dennis’ childhood

  31. Fue el estado Part 2

    25 mins, Mexico

    Sometimes telling the truth is the most dangerous job of all

  32. Wara Part 1

    15 mins, Bolivia

    Online, you can be anyone

  33. Wara Part 2

    19 mins, Bolivia

    Online, you can be anyone

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