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Línea Abierta : Mexico Edition.

11/28/2014
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Mexico Edition. According to information filtered to journalist José Antonio Rivera, some of the missing teacher's college students are in the mountains of the Eastern Sierra Madre, in an impenetrable area controlled by paramilitary groups. According to the reporter's sources, the students are working as slaves, refining opium gum, after having worked in the Carrizalillo gold mine. In an interview, the AP correspondent in Guerrero also talks about the existence of more than 70 armed...

Duration: 00:59:07


Línea Abierta : Maíz: Our Mother.

11/27/2014
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Maíz: Our Mother. On the day the nation marks the Thanksgiving holiday, this is a conversation with Roberto Rodríguez about his book “Our Sacred Maíz is Our Mother.” In his newly-released book, Rodríguez submits that corn has been central to the traditional diet of Mexicans since ancestral times and, despite attempts by Spanish conquerors and modern-day assimilationist forces, corn has remained in the heart of Mesoamerican cultures. Maíz culture, he says, unifies the continent. Guest:...

Duration: 00:59:08


Línea Abierta : Ferguson Watch. Also, Mexico Faces the Court. Also, Detained demonstrator.

11/26/2014
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Ferguson Watch. In Ferguson, a city with a history of racial tensions, a grand jury decides not to bring criminal charges against the White police officer who killed unarmed young Black Michael Brown. After the verdict, protests erupted in most major cities in the nation. A civil rights expert comments on the case. Guest: Martin Castro, Chairman, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Chicago, IL, www.usccr.gov Mexico Faces the Court. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights held a hearing...

Duration: 00:59:08


Línea Abierta : Food Chains.

11/24/2014
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Food Chains. A documentary about a group of tomato pickers in Southern Florida who battle the powerful supermarket industry is being released in theaters around the nation this week. The film, whose leading team includes actress Eva Longoria, exposes the human cost of our food supply and the complicity of global fast food and supermarket chains in the life of poverty and exploitation in the tomato fields. Guests: Demian Bichir, Academy Award-nominated Actor, Spanish Narrator of Food...

Línea Abierta : Mexico.

11/20/2014
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Mexico. The case of Nestora Salgado, an indigenous leader and coordinator of the communal police in the state of Guerrero, is accused of kidnapping and it’s been held in a high security prison in Nayarit, Mexico; Salgado is a naturalized U.S. citizen. This edition also covers other missing cases in Mexico, such us the case of Javier Cisneros in the state of Jalisco. His sister tells us how he’s one of the many people who have been taken and are currently missing and about the efforts been...

Línea Abierta : Open Enrollment 2015.

11/17/2014
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Open Enrollment 2015. This week, consumers begin to enroll in new health plans or switch plans for 2015, during a three-month period which begins November 15. National Latino groups are campaigning to boost enrollment or reenrollment of eligible Latinos during the second open season of the health insurance market exchange. Is the health insurance marketplace ready? What’s being done to get Latinos better understand and use their coverage? Experts provide tips to consumers to get a better...

Línea Abierta : Nation’s First Soda Tax.

11/13/2014
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Nation’s First Soda Tax. Despite a multi-million campaign by Big Soda companies, voters in the city of Berkeley, California, passed the first tax on sodas in the nation, in what is called “the forefront of a revolution in the battle against diabetes.” How bad are sodas for your health? An expert on integrative medicine discusses how strong is the link between sugary drinks and the epidemic of obesity and diabetes, among other topics. Guest: Jorge Bordenave, Cardiologist, Professor of...

Línea Abierta : Election Aftermath.

11/12/2014
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Election Aftermath. In the aftermath of a conservative tide in the mid-term election, Democratic pundits give their views about the meaning of the outcome. How is Washington reading the mixed messages from voters on issues such as the minimum wage raise, expansion of Medicaid, repeal of Obamacare and immigration reform? Listeners share their points of views. Guest: Alfredo Gutierrez, Member of the Governing Board for Maricopa County Community College District, Former leader of Arizona...

Línea Abierta : Diego “El Cigala.”

11/6/2014
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Diego “El Cigala.” A conversation with Grammy-winning Spanish singer Diego aka “El Cigala,” perhaps the most popular flamenco singer outside Spain, who is touring the U.S. focusing on his most recent album:“Romance de la luna tucumana.” The CD blends classical flamenco sound with Argentinean folk tunes. “El Cigala” is known for his innovative interpretation of Latin American musical styles, like bolero and traditional tango with his unique flamenco sound. Guest: Diego “El Cigala,” Spanish...

Línea Abierta : Election Results.

11/5/2014
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Election Results. Political reporters give an account of the results in key races for the House, the Senate, the states and some ballot initiatives. Listeners are invited to give their opinion about what the results mean. A political analyst comments on the results and the impact it will have on the country. Guests: José López Zamorano, Correspondent, Washington, DC; Araceli Martínez, News Contributor, Los Angeles, CA; Valeria Fernandez, Correspondent, Phoenix, AZ; David Ayón, Senior...

Línea Abierta : Election Day Reporting. Hour 1.

11/4/2014
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Election Day Reporting. Hour 1. On this day, US voters head to the polls to choose 36 governors, 468 members of congress, more than 6,000 state legislators, and a number of local candidates and initiatives. Analysts report and comment on voter turnout in states to watch, including Colorado, Texas, Florida, Arizona, and California. It also includes a look into states with Election Day voter registration laws. This is a two-hour special program. Guests: Antonio González, Executive Director,...

Línea Abierta : Election Day Eve. Hour 2.

11/3/2014
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Election Day Eve. Hour 2. In this two-hour special coverage, analysts and political leaders give their perspective on key House, Senate, and gubernatorial races and ballot initiatives to watch; the anticipated impact of Latino voters on Election Day; issues driving Latino voters to the polls; efforts to educate voters in states with voter ID requirements; and reports on the early voter turnout. Guests: Dr. Guillermo Cantor, Senior Policy Analyst, American Immigration Center, Washington,...

Línea Abierta : Election Day Eve. Hour 1.

11/3/2014
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Election Day Eve. Hour 1. In this two-hour special coverage, analysts and political leaders give their perspective on key House, Senate, and gubernatorial races and ballot initiatives to watch; the anticipated impact of Latino voters on Election Day; issues driving Latino voters to the polls; efforts to educate voters in states with voter ID requirements; and reports on the early voter turnout. Guests: Dr. Guillermo Cantor, Senior Policy Analyst, American Immigration Center, Washington,...

Línea Abierta : Mexico Edition.

10/31/2014
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Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments.

Línea Abierta : New Enrollment Period.

10/30/2014
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New Enrollment Period. Most consumers who enrolled in health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act exchanges will be auto-enrolled unless they pick a new coverage plan. The first wave of renewal notices were sent to consumers in anticipation of the second open enrollment period, set to begin on November 15 and go for only three months this year. Will the enrollment and renewal system be easier to navigate this time? Guests: Sinsi Hernández Cancio, Director of Health Equity,...

Línea Abierta : Radio Ambulante. Día de los Muertos. Absentee Ballots.

10/29/2014
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Radio Ambulante. On the heels of winning a prestigious journalism award, Radio Ambulante presents in San Francisco a special show called Outsiders. The show features on the stage remarkable and surprising stories about people, in the signature style of Radio Ambulante, a radio programming service hosted by award-winning novelist Daniel Alarcón. Guest: Daniel Alarcón, Novelist, García Márquez Journalism Award Recipient, San Francisco, CA, www.radioambulante.org Día de los Muertos. On...

Línea Abierta : Politics of Immigration.

10/28/2014
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Politics of Immigration. Current laws that allow undocumented immigrants to get a driver’s license are under attack in two states on Tuesday’s election. In Oregon, the recently-signed law is being subjected to a citizen’s veto referendum, and in New Mexico, incumbent Republican Governor Susana Martínez is campaigning with pledges to repeal the 11-year-old law. How is this immigration debate playing in the election? Guests: Larry Kleinman, Co-founder, Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste...

Línea Abierta : Latino Voter, Candidate Clout.

10/27/2014
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Latino Voter, Candidate Clout. Despite reports suggesting the Latino vote may not exert clout in the outcome of the mid-term election, many expect Latinos to be a critical voting bloc in Colorado, North Carolina, Georgia and other battleground states in races for the Senate. Also, Latinos in the US Congress and state lower houses are set to increase to record numbers. Guests: Arturo Vargas, Executive Director, NALEO, www.naleo.org ; Armando Bellmas, Director of Communications and Community...

Línea Abierta : Mexico Edition.

10/24/2014
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Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments.

Línea Abierta : Dying to Work.

10/23/2014
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Dying to Work. Latinos are more likely than other workers in the US to die on the job. Most die from work-related injuries in high-risk industries, such as construction and agriculture. Why is this happening? What are the most common causes of death on the job for Latinos? Is immigration status an issue? What’s being done to prevent more deaths? A victim and a relative of a victim of workplace injuries or death share their stories. Guests: “Maria” Anonymous family member of H-2B Visa Worker...
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