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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 24 PROGRAM # 8789 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Línea Abierta provides a weekly edition to report and provide analysis on top news developments around Mexico. In this collaboration, Martha Elena Ramírez host of the Voz Pública program in Mexico City, facilitates interviews with newsmakers and calls from listeners. Photo: México a través de […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Politics |
Genaro García Luna y Felipe Calderón Hinojosa. Foto: mexiconewsdaily.com.

New York Court Grants Two Months to Garcia Luna’s Defense

In a preliminary hearing this week, Judge Brian Cogan of New York gave a period of just over two months for the defense team of Genaro Garcia Luna – the architect of Mexico’s war on drugs under President Felipe Calderon

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Foto: Sarah Grillo/Axios.

(Español) Nueva regla del gobierno de Trump contra mujeres embarazadas al ingresar a EE UU

(Español) Otorgar visas a mujeres embarazadas ha sido siempre poco probable, pero con la nueva regla, “la Casa Blanca parece estar señalando que las personas cercanas a dar a luz deberían ser agregadas a una lista creciente de inmigrantes no deseados en Estados Unidos”.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Immigration |
Representante demócrata de Texas, Sylvia García.

Deep Divide in Senate Impeachment Trial

Early arguments in the Senate Impeachment trial against President Trump reflected the deep divide between Democrats and Republicans.

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Roció Rebollar Gómez habla con su familia desde la casa de veteranos deportados en Tijuana, México.

Deported Mothers and Grandmothers Find Comfort and Hope in Activism

After living in California for more than 30 years, Rocio Rebollar Gómez was deported. This small businesswoman, who has three children, three grandchildren, no criminal record and is also the mother of a United States army officer did not earn a pardon from the federal government.

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Posted in Homepage Feature, Immigration |
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The Census: Counting Everyone.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 23 PROGRAM # 8788 12:00 PM PT The Census: Counting Everyone. With the Census scheduled to start in less than two months, advocates ramp up efforts to reach out to hard-to-count communities, including indigenous migrants and families with young children. Leaders of the outreach campaign talk about the challenges brought by the first […]

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Clean Water Act. Foto: www.nar.realtor.

(Español) Gobierno de Trumop elimina controles a la contaminación de arroyos y humedales

(Español) “Se están eliminando las protecciones que se implementaron en los años 70 y 80, en las que los estadunidenses han confiado para su salud… Esta será la mayor pérdida de protección de agua limpia que haya visto el país”.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Environment, Politics |
Mayra Alvarez, president of Children's Partnership, warns of long-term effects that would result from an undercount of young children in the U.S. Census this year (photo by Pilar Marrero).

Kids face long-term inequities if census doesn’t count them this year – all the way through elementary school: Mayra Alvarez

The causes of the undercount are many, but one is a lack of understanding that small children, even newborns, need to be counted in addition to the adults in a household. Others are a political climate in which families of color or immigrant families feel threatened and language barriers.

Posted in CENSO 2020, Homepage Feature, Politics |
Foto: www.verywellhealth.com.

For 2020, California Goes Big On Health Care

(Español) Newsom apartó $ 80.5 millones en su propuesta de presupuesto 2020-21, a fin de cubrir a unos 27 mil adultos mayores en el primer año. Su oficina estimó que los costos actuales serían de aproximadamente 350 millones de dólares al año. Pero los republicanos se oponen vocalmente a tales propuestas.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Politics, Health |
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Drug Cartels: Critical Trial and New Novel.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22 PROGRAM # 8787 12:00 PM PT Drug Cartels: Critical Trial and New Novel. After pleading not guilty to drug-trafficking charges and as he is scheduled a new bail hearing, the former point man of Mexican President Calderon negotiates an agreement to serve as a cooperating witness. A top Mexican investigative journalist comments […]

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