FRIDAY, MAY 27. PROGRAM # 7792 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments. Photo: Paul Asman and Jill Lenoble/Flickr For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org
A Central-American family is mourning in Los Angeles after finding out that their young son was killed in his native Honduras. But in addition to the family grief, there is indignation in the community because according to advocates, his death could have been avoided. The young Honduran man had sought refuge in the United States, fleeing threats from gangs, but immigration authorities underestimated the predicament and deported him earlier this year.
The primary election season is about to end, and the next round will be June 7th in several states, including the big prize: California. In the Democrats’ race, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders come to California at a technical tie, with a debate so heated that leaders see it hard to save future unity of the party.
THURSDAY, MAY 26. PROGRAM # 7791 12:00 PM PT Grape Harvest Fest. Mexican organizers started celebrating the beginning of the grape harvest in the rich vineyards of the Coachella Valley some thirty years ago. At some point, the local Purepecha indigenous community joined the tradition and the grape harvest festival is now enriched by the […]
WEDNESDAY, MAY 25. PROGRAM # 7790 12:00 PM PT Presidential Primaries: Final Push. The next round of Democratic primaries will be held in two weeks. California is the big political prize. On the Democratic field, the debate grows in intensity and many struggle to preserve future unity. On the Republican contest, many are still reluctant […]
(Español) “En un solo día, vimos 194 mil 655 registros o actualizaciones en el sitio de registro… Está clarísimo, los californianos de todas las edades quieren votar, es emocionante ver tanto interés, especialmente de la gente joven. Para muchos de ellos, será la primera vez que votarán y es esto es algo fabuloso”, sostuvo Padilla.
TUESDAY, MAY 24. PROGRAM # 7789 12:00 PM PT “In the Country We Love.” Actress Diane Guerrero, best known for her star roles in the TV hits “Jane the Virgin and “Orange is the New Black,” has written a memoir titled “In the Country We Love: My Family Divided,” where she tells her heartbreaking story […]
MONDAY, MAY 23. PROGRAM # 7788 12:00 PM PT Farm Worker Initiatives. Hundreds of farmworker organizers met in Bakersfield, CA, for the United Farm Workers’ 20th Convention. The top union leader discusses highlights of key labor issues addressed at the convention as well as new national and international initiatives to protect farm workers, including a […]
(Español) Este proyecto es una colaboración entre dos de las mayores emisoras, First Focus y la Organización Nacional de Defensores de los Inmigrantes, como We Belong Together, United We Dream, MonsRising y America’s Voice Fund.
(Español) Los maestros disidentes de la Reforma Educativa, que muchos piensan es más una reforma laboral, demandan un dialogo abierto y público con el gobierno federal, “de cara a la sociedad sobre una verdadera reforma educativa, que integre todos los componentes del Sistema Educativo Nacional”.