THURSDAY, MAY 12 PROGRAM # 9621 12:00 PM PT Covid-19 and Children. Covid-19 cases among children rose in recent months during the surge of the Omicron variant. An expert warns that more kids will get sick from Covid as infections surge. What are the short-term and the long-lasting effects of Covid in kids? How are […]
WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 PROGRAM # 9619 12:00 PM PT New Mexico in Flames. Firefighting crews are battling one of the largest wildfires in decades in New Mexico. The acres burned in New Mexico this year are more than the past two years combined. Several towns are being threatened by the flames and thousands of residents […]
Extra Edition: Latinos at Most Risk of Dementia (Repeat Program.) Also, Health Care for the Undocumented.
TUESDAY, MAY 10 PROGRAM # 9617 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Latinos at Most Risk of Dementia (Repeat Program.) Senior Latinos are among the hardest hit by Alzheimer’s disease. A distinguished neuroscientist talks about why Latinos are the most at risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia, how giving birth more often or having less social support […]
TUESDAY, MAY 10 PROGRAM # 9618 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. In the beginning, Mother’s Day was meant to be a day of activism, against slavery, for suffrage. On this holiday, outstanding activist mothers talk about how they celebrate motherhood and their experience in the movement for immigrant rights and environmental justice. Guests: Elvira Arellano, […]
MONDAY, MAY 9 PROGRAM # 9616 12:00 PM PT Secretary Cardona on Student Debt and Teachers. In this conversation, Education Secretary Miguel Cardona talks about the federal student loan programs and his efforts to help millions of borrowers of student loans to receive forgiveness through public service. On Teacher Appreciation Week, he also gives his […]
FRIDAY, MAY 6 PROGRAM # 9615 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Mexican President López Obrador is sending a bill to Congress to overhaul Mexico’s electoral system, arguing that the influence of economic interests in politics must be curtailed. The constitutional reform would cut the number of members of Congress elected by party lists, reduce funding […]
THURSDAY, MAY 5 PROGRAM # 9613 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Cinco de Mayo (Program Repeat.) This is a conversation with Rosa Guerrero, the founder of the International Folklorico Dance Group and organizer of a number of Cinco de Mayo parades in El Paso, Texas. Guerrero was inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame. […]
THURSDAY, MAY 5 PROGRAM # 9614 12:00 PM PT The Legacy of La Malinche. La Malinche, a Nahua woman best known for serving as interpreter and advisor for Hernán Cortés, the Spanish conqueror of the Aztec Empire, is synonymous in Mexico with treason and deceit. But Malinche was a woman who despite surviving a life […]
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4 PROGRAM # 9612 12:00 PM PT First Latino US Census Director. This is a conversation with Robert L. Santos, who recently made history as the first Latino and first person of color to lead the US Census Bureau. A leading statistician, Santos gives his perspective on the undercount of millions of Latinos […]
Extra Edition: Stressed About Climate Change (Program Repeat.) Also, Climate Change Worsens Air Pollution.
TUESDAY, MAY 3 PROGRAM # 9610 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Stressed About Climate Change (Program Repeat.) Gripped by anxiety about the future of children and grandchildren or the trauma of those displaced by wildfires or storms, a majority of Latinos say they are anxious about how climate change will affect future generations. Surveys show […]