Latinos

Thursday 2_673x324

Soneros Californianos.

An ensemble of accomplished jaraneros from California took the son jarocho music tradition to the nation’s capital, where they performed as part of the Homegrown Music Series. Masters of this music tradition, rooted in the Mexican state of Veracruz, filled the prestigious Kennedy Center Millennium Stage with festive music, dance and poetry. Hosted in English, […]

Download
Posted in Arts & Culture, Latinos, Línea Abierta |
Thursday 1_673x324

Carmencristina Moreno.

A conversation with Mexican-American singer, composer and actress Carmencristina Moreno, recipient of NEA’s National Heritage Award, the nation’s top honor for master folk and traditional artists. Carmencristina, heir of a rich family musical tradition, talks about her book “My Father and the Mexican Revolution,” where she shares memories of her parents, Luis M. and Carmen […]

Download
Posted in Arts & Culture, Latinos, Línea Abierta |
Wednesday_673x324

Agustin Lira.

In this Holiday edition, Mexican-American singer, composer and playwright Agustín Lira talks about his music and comments on social issues. Lira is co-founder with Luis Valdez of El Teatro Campesino and winner of the lifetime honor of the National Heritage Fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts. Guest: Agustín Lira, Master Folk Singer, Composer […]

Download
Posted in Arts & Culture, Latinos, Línea Abierta |
Tuesday_673x324

Immigration Edition.

In what advocates call a Holiday gift to Dreamers, the US Supreme Court released a ruling that will allow DACA recipients in Arizona to drive. This program also explores the first reports in Colorado of notario fraud related to the executive action. Guests: Carmen Stevens, San Luis Valley Immigrant Resource Center, Alamosa, CO, www.slvirc.org; Erika […]

Download
Posted in Latinos, Línea Abierta |
Monday_673x324

Historic Turn on Cuba.

In a historic step, President Obama announced he will normalize relations with Cuba and moved to end five decades of embargo. But with Republicans now in control of Congress, how far will Obama be able to go with his plan? Distinguished Cuban Americans share their perspective on the wide ramifications of the new dialogue with […]

Download
Posted in Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
Thursday 2_673x324

Guest Workers and Health Care Law.

The rights and responsibilities of migrants who work in the United States with temporary H-2A and H-2B visas under the Affordable Care Act have been largely absent from the national discussion, despite the fact that they often work in some of the US’ highest-risk environments. A farmworker health advocate and an ACA enrollment specialist answer […]

Download
Posted in Economy & Labor, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política, Health |
Wednesday 2_673x324

Pasatono Orquesta. Also, Obama Announces Historic Shift on Cuba.

The Pasatono Orquesta, a band in the traditional style of the highland villages in Southern Mexico, tours the US. Pasatono mixes festive music with traditional Mixtec instruments. Their new album, Maroma, was named after a popular travelling circus, and recreates the sounds of Gypsy marches and the ambience of clown performances. Leaders of the band […]

Download
Posted in Arts & Culture, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
Tuesday 2_673x324

Immigration Edition.

Potential beneficiaries of President Obama’s executive action share their family stories with Republicans in Congress who attack the temporary relief. This program also includes testimony by immigrants in deportation proceedings or who have found sanctuary. A legal expert also joins the program to answer listeners questions. Guests: Angela Navarro, Desafía orden de deportación en santuario, […]

Download
Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
tuesday_673x324_2

Executive Action Challenged. Also, Apparel Industry and Central American Children.

House Republicans voted to block President Obama’s executive actions on deportations and a coalition of Republican states led by Texas announced a lawsuit challenging Obama’s authority on immigration. A top representative of the White House comments on the prospects for the deportation relief program as well as its financing plans. Guest: Cecilia Muñoz, Assistant to […]

Download
Posted in Immigration, Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
thursday_673x324

Open Enrollment: First Weeks.

Nearly three weeks after the start of the second open enrollment period, experts bring news about how the health insurance marketplace is working and the changes to improve the experience buying insurance. How to renew marketplace coverage? How to save money, and get more services and doctors? How to apply for financial assistance? Guests: Sinsi Hernández-Cancio, […]

Download
Posted in Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política, Health |

Find Us on Facebook

Síguenos en Twitter

Follow Radio Bilingüe

Subscribe to our Newsletter