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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 27 PROGRAM # 9899 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. In New York, the trial started against Genaro García Luna, who was the top cop under former Mexican President Felipe Calderón, who, funded and equipped by the US, launched the Mexican drug war in 2006. Garcia Luna faces charges of colluding with powerful drug […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Politics |
Thelma Cabrera, mujer maya del Partido Movimiento para la Liberación de los Pueblos. Su compañero de fórmula es el reconocido activista de derechos humanos, Jordán Rodas. Foto: Con Criterio/MLP.

Guatemalan Electoral Process Begins Amid Threats to Voter Rights

Guatemala is beginning an electoral process amid doubts about the independence and credibility of the electoral authority in this impoverished Central American country.

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Posted in Elections, Homepage Feature, Immigration, Inmigrantes, Latinoamérica, Politics |
Inmigrante de Hondura, Jessica Rodríguez sostiene una fotografía de su hija Kenia Rivera, quien murió en un tiroteo a pocas cuadras de su apartamento en Los  Ángeles. “Como inmigrante, me sentí impotente durante el asesinato de mi hija”. Foto: Heidi de Marco/KHN.

With Violence on the Rise, How do Latino Families View the Issue of Carrying Guns?

Gun deaths are on the rise in the country and Latinos are suffering some of the worst consequences. Although California has some of the strictest gun control laws in the country, residents continue to be rocked by mass shootings.

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Posted in Homepage Feature, Immigration, Inmigrantes, Health |
El ambientalista venezolano, Manuel Terán, AKA Tortuguita, murió abatido por la policía de Georgia. Foto: DAF-HNS.

Protests Over Latino Activist’s Death at the Hands of Atlanta Police –

The police killing of a young activist who was protesting the construction of a huge police training center in Atlanta has sparked violent demonstrations in the city. Authorities claim that the slain environmental activist, Manuel Esteban Páez, a Venezuelan immigrant fired a gun as police were clearing out the camp where they were protesting.

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Posted in Homepage Feature, Youth, Environment |
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Extra Edition: California Storm Damage.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26 PROGRAM # 9897 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: California Storm Damage. Communities around California are devastated after a three-week series of winter storms. President Biden visited the disaster area and vowed to help residents rebuild. This is a report on the recovery efforts. Photo: Bob Dass via Flickr For more information about Linea Abierta click here […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Environment |
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Displaced Mushroom Workers. Florida Bans African American History Studies. Political Shootings in New Mexico.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 26 PROGRAM # 9898 12:00 PM PT Displaced Mushroom Workers. Dozens of Guatemalan workers were left jobless and without pay after a Colorado mushroom mega-farm collapsed into despite receiving Covid relief. Some farm workers are now exploring the possibility of running the company themselves as a worker cooperative. The company is one of […]

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Posted in Economy, Education, Línea Abierta, Politics |
El tubo de escape o la emisión del carbono de los combustibles fósiles es uno de las principales causas del calentamiento terrestre. Foto: www.sierraclub.org.

(Español) Petroleras predijeron el calentamiento global en los ‘70 pero se embarcaron en “un sabotaje planetario”

(Español) “Incluso a dichos científicos que alcanzaron tan preocupantes conclusiones, “los han llevado a las cortes, acusándolos ¡de difamación!”, por publicar las mismas conclusiones a las que llegaron los propios científicos de Exxon en la década de 1970”.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Environment, Politics |
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Exxon Predicted Global Warming. Are Gas Stoves Safe? Limits on Soot Pollution.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25 PROGRAM # 9896 12:00 PM PT Exxon Predicted Global Warming. A recent study showed that ExxonMobil’s own climate research accurately predicted the pace and severity of global warming. Despite that information, the company chose to publicly cast doubt for decades on climate science findings, including UN-sponsored research. UN leaders say “big oil […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Environment, Politics, Health |
Padre indocumentado con hija ciudadana. Foto: https://www.adl.org.

(Español) Anuncia Inmigración nuevos permisos de viaje para cuatro naconalidades

(Español) “Este permiso de viaje sigue siendo muy excluyente para muchos países. Y en el caso de los menores de edad es importante que se demuestre que la persona que está solicitando a nombre de ellos tiene la custodia, la autoridad para poder pedir ese permiso de su hijo”.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Immigration, Inmigrantes, Politics |
Trabajadores de bajos ingresos en el sur de E.U. que junto con otros se han sumado a las filas de la pobreza. Foto: Southern Poverty Law Center.

(Español) Inmigrantes víctimas de trata o explotación laboral pueden solicitar la acción diferida

(Español) “En principio hay tener a la persona que ha sido sujeta de abuso, mal trato, extorsión por parte del empleador, dijo Rentería. “Y esto puede ser, personas indocumentadas o personas que están aquí con visas temporales, o personas con visas H-2A”.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Immigration, Inmigrantes, Politics |