Economy

Allyson y Marcus Ward de Chicago se mudaron por todo el país para estar más cerca de la familia después de que el nacimiento prematuro de sus mellizos, Milo (izquierda) y Theo, les dejara una deuda médica de aproximadamente 80 mil dólares. Foto: Taylor Glascock para KHN y NPR.

https://khn.org/news/article/diagnosis-debt-investigation-100-million-americans-hidden-medical-debt/

(Español) Buck, el padre de Arizona al que se le negó la atención, lo ha visto de primera mano al vender planes de Medicare a personas mayores. “He tenido personas mayores llorando al teléfono conmigo”, dijo. “Es horroroso”.

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Extra Edition: Health Workers Cooperative.

TUESDAY, JUNE 7 PROGRAM # 9645 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Health Workers Cooperative. Health care workers are in short supply and many people are feeling this severe shortage through canceled appointments and overcrowded hospitals. In response, a new organization, announced as the first worker-owned healthcare staffing cooperative, is recruiting and placing health care workers […]

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Archbishop García-Siller on Grieving Families and Gun Control. Also, Summit of the Americas.

MONDAY, JUNE 6 PROGRAM # 9644 12:00 PM PT Archbishop García-Siller on Grieving Families and Gun Control. In this exclusive interview, the Archbishop of San Antonio, Gustavo García-Siller talks about how he is being helping families of the children and teachers killed in Uvalde deal with their pain, the outpouring of goodness and solidarity from […]

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Posted in Economy, Immigration, Línea Abierta, Environment, Politics |
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Extra Edition: Facing a Wildfire Insurance Crisis(Repeat Program.)

TUESDAY, MAY 31 PROGRAM # 9638 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Facing a Wildfire Insurance Crisis(Repeat Program.) As more and more wildfires hit the West, survivors who lost their homes are finding insurance coverage and emergency aid is not enough to rebuild after the wildfire. Because of high insurance premiums, many buy limited coverage. In […]

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Trabajo agrícola, tractor de barrica rocía un tratamiento químico en el huerto de melocotón con flores rosas. Foto: dreamstime.com.

(Español) USDA invierte 770 millones para empresas y personas rurales en 36 estados y Puerto Rico

(Español) Ayudará a las empresas a contratar más trabajadores y a llegar a nuevos clientes en la actividad comercial. Y “abrirá la puerta a nuevas oportunidades económicas para comunidades y personas que históricamente han carecido de acceso a recursos y financiamiento críticos.

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(Español) Criminales esquemas financieros roban miles de millones de dólares del desempleo

(Español) el Departamento de Desarrollo del Empleo (EDD), que ha estado luchando contra el fraude generalizado desde que comenzó la pandemia de COVID-19, dijo que delincuentes involucrados en esta nueva artimaña inundaron la agencia con 47 mil reclamos electrónicos sospechosos nada más en mayo.

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Extra Edition: Speaking Indigenous Languages in Times of Emergency (Repeat Program.)

THURSDAY, MAY 26 PROGRAM # 9634 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Speaking Indigenous Languages in Times of Emergency (Repeat Program.) Mexican indigenous migrants have been among the worst hit by the heat, fire and smoke of the extreme wildfires that have devastated California’s rural areas. Many spent weeks saving summer crops from the fires and […]

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Facing a Wildfire Insurance Crisis.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25 PROGRAM # 9633 12:00 PM PT Facing a Wildfire Insurance Crisis. As more and harder wildfires hit the West, survivors who lost their homes are finding insurance coverage and emergency aid is not enough to rebuild after the wildfire. Because of high insurance premiums, many buy limited coverage. In this program, wildfire […]

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Extra Edition: Secretary Cardona on Student Debt and Teachers (Repeat Program.) Also, Help for Latino College Students.

TUESDAY, MAY 24 PROGRAM # 9631 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Secretary Cardona on Student Debt and Teachers (Repeat Program.) 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. He also gives his […]

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Extra Edition: Stroke: Know Signs, Act Early. Also, Mortgage Relief.

TUESDAY, MAY 17 PROGRAM # 9624 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Stroke: Know Signs, Act Early. Each year in the US, there are more than 800,000 strokes, one of the leading causes of death in the country and serious long-term disabilities. In National Stroke Awareness Month, an expert urges people to recognize the signs and […]

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