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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 PROGRAM # 7881 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. In the anniversary of its Independence, México faces low oil prices and the devaluation of the peso against the U.S. dollar. The economic boom that Peña Nieto promised when he was promoting his energy reform is null. Today the government has decided to allocate […]

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“Los Narcos Gringos.” Also, “Kingdom of Shadows.”

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 PROGRAM # 7880 12:00 PM PT “Los Narcos Gringos.” In his new book Los Narcos Gringos, a veteran Mexican journalist delves into the dark network of brokers who manage the multi-billion dollar business of drug trafficking in the US. Based on court records and interviews with key informants, the investigative journalist reveals […]

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Pell Grants for Prisoners. Also, The Return of Bilingual Education.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 PROGRAM # 7879 12:00 PM PT Pell Grants for Prisoners. The highest education official in the US talks about new initiatives by the Obama administration to help incarcerated people transition to life after prison. Secretary John King visits a prison in Alabama to advance the Second Chance Pell Grant, a federal program […]

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Undocumented Kids Get Health Care. Also, Historic Overtime Pay for Farmworkers.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 PROGRAM # 7878 12:00 PM PST. Undocumented Kids Get Health Care. Four months after undocumented children have been allowed to enroll in California’s Medi-Cal program, nearly 20,000 undocumented children have signed up for the first time to receive low-cost or free health insurance under this state version of Medicaid. Tens of thousands […]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Línea Abierta, Politics & Elections, Health |
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Los Texmaniacs Sound.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 PROGRAM # 7877 12:00 PM PST. Los Texmaniacs Sound. The leader of the band Los Texmaniacs, Max Baca, joins a conversation with renowned cultural advocates Daniel Sheehy and Russell Rodríguez in one more edition of the series Sounds of California. The Texmaniacs is a Grammy-winning conjunto group from South Texas. In this […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 PROGRAM # 7876 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Since June, more than 8,000 Africans have come to Tijuana to seek political asylum in the United States, a situation that has saturated the shelters and affected the Mexican and Central American migrants who also seek refuge in the US. According to the Coalition […]

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Historic March to Austin: 50 Years.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 PROGRAM # 7875 12:00 PM PT Historic March to Austin: 50 Years. In 1966, fruit workers went on strike in the melon fields of Starr County, in Southern Texas, and, to dramatize their quest for a livable wage, the strikers marched 400 miles from Rio Grande City to the state Capitol in […]

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The Battle for Congressional District 21.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 PROGRAM # 7874 12:00 PM PT The Battle for Congressional District 21. A Latino-majority congressional district in the California’s Central Valley is set for a major showdown. Democrat Emilio Huerta, a labor lawyer and son of iconic farmworker leader Dolores Huerta, is challenging Republican incumbent David Valadao in a conservative district with […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 PROGRAM # 7873 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. After DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson announced his agency will study the use of private immigrant detention centers, civil rights groups increased their calls to end the use of private contractors who profit from detaining about 40,000 immigrants a day. This edition includes a discussion […]

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Musicians from the Purepecha Heartlands.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 PROGRAM # 7872 12:00 PM PST. Musicians from the Purepecha Heartlands. Don Pedro Dimas and his family string band “Mirando al Lago” came to the US invited by the Festival of American Fiddle Tunes in Washington state to showcase their repertoire of traditional dance music from the Purepecha people villages surrounding Lake […]

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