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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, MAY 13. PROGRAM # 7782 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. For the sixth year in a row, mothers looking for their missing children arrive in Mexico’s capital city from different states. They report hostility and inefficiency of judicial authorities who have tried to give them remains of people who are not their children. Faced […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Politics & Elections |
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“Black Dove: Mama, Mi’jo and Me.” Also, “A House Of My Own.”

THURSDAY, MAY 12. PROGRAM # 7781 12:00 PM PT “Black Dove: Mama, Mi’jo and Me.” This is the title of the new memoir by renowned author Ana Castillo, a book that weaves stories of her migrant Mexican American family and explores what it means to be a single, bisexual, brown, feminist parent of a son […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Línea Abierta |
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Champion of Sea Turtles.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 11. PROGRAM # 7780 12:00 PM PT Champion of Sea Turtles. A Puerto Rican environmental activist who helped lead a campaign to create a nature reserve to protect the leatherback sea turtle won the prestigious Goldman Prize in the US. Two decades ago, developers planned to build mega-resorts, golf courses, shopping malls, and […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Environment |
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Immigration Edition. Also, Latino Students Win Right to Wear “Dump Trump” T-Shirt.

TUESDAY, MAY 10. PROGRAM # 7779 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Donald Trump is now the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. The national leader of the Latino Republicans join this program to discuss Trump’s immigration plans, his standing among Latinos, his prospects for November and the Republicans’ plans for the convention. An immigration advocate also comments […]

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Posted in Immigration, Línea Abierta, Politics & Elections |
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Diluting the Latino Vote?

MONDAY, MAY 9. PROGRAM # 7778 12:00 PM PT Diluting the Latino Vote? A group of Latino citizens are challenging Kern County accusing the local government of using a gerrymandered redistricting map to dilute the Latino vote and prevent them from gaining fair representation on the Board of Supervisors. For decades, Latinos have had a […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, MAY 29. PROGRAM # 7777 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. None of the 24 people who died from the explosion in the Pajaritos petrochemical plant Clorados III in Mexico, was a worker from Petróleos Mexicanos, but instead employees of companies that were sub-contracted by the company ICA-Fluor, who were not trained adequately to operate […]

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Cinco de Mayo: A Fiesta for Sale?

THURSDAY, MAY 5. PROGRAM # 7776 12:00 PM PT Cinco de Mayo: A Fiesta for Sale? Cinco de Mayo festivals began as a Mexican-American tradition to celebrate national pride and community self-determination. Now, the growing corporate sponsorship has turned the cultural events into a marketing opportunity for beer commercials and a drinking holiday. In contrast, […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Línea Abierta, Mexico |
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Multilingual Education Act.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 4. PROGRAM # 7775 12:00 PM PT Multilingual Education Act. In 1998, voters in California passed Proposition 227, a ballot measure that banned bilingual education and mandated English immersion for English learner students. This November, voters in the state will decide on the Multilingual Education Act, a new ballot initiative that would change […]

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Posted in Education, Línea Abierta |
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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, MAY 3. PROGRAM # 7774 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. A Mexican deported mother turned herself in at the US border requesting US authorities to allow her to get reunited with her family. Now she is finally living together with her two US-born children. She tells us how she did it. This and other […]

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Ayotzinapa Final Report. Also, Latino Vote: Surge and Suppression.

MONDAY, MAY 2. PROGRAM # 7773 12:00 PM PT Ayotzinapa Final Report. A group of experts appointed by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights released their final report on the 43 students disappeared in Mexico. Latino US congressmembers express concern about acts by Mexican authorities to obstruct the investigation. A Latina congresswoman talks about this, […]

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