On the Texas-Mexico border, groups of citizens are gathering to investigate the unexplainable. Members of the Laredo and Del Rio, Texas communities have taken it upon themselves to investigate strange objects in the sky. They visit residents concerned about mysterious happenings. And they reach into the past to better understand the world we live in. Senior producer A.C. Valdez talks to them about the extraordinary and the mundane side of paranormal investigations.
A.C. Valdez comes to LatinoUSA by way of public radio shows like America Abroad, The Diane Rehm Show, WAMU-FM’s The Kojo Nnamdi Show, and Tell Me More. He’s worked with reporters from around the world, coordinated performances with groups like The Noisettes, and done in-depth work on the U.S. military’s counterinsurgency strategy in Iraq and Afghanistan. A native of Washington, D.C., A.C. Is a graduate of Emerson College. He kind of looks like Pitbull.