Elections

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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Planning for the New Year.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4 PROGRAM # 9875 12:00 PM PT Planning for the New Year. As we look forward to the new year, news producers reflect on the issues that may shape Línea Abierta’s coverage in 2023. Plans include continuing covering the escalating climate disasters such as wildfires and heat waves, the West’s mega drought and […]

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Mujeres exigen respeto a decisions de salud con respecto a sus cuerpos. ACLU/HNS

Roundup of Headline News in 2022

Latino voters proved decisive in the crucial November midterm elections. Some Latino candidates made history by becoming the first in their regions to hold congressional seats. Meanwhile, in the face of increasingly frequent and devastating disasters, President Biden signed the largest climate investment initiative in U.S. history.

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The Year in Review.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29 PROGRAM # 9870 12:00 PM PT The Year in Review. From the efforts to stem the pandemic crisis to the devastating wildfires in New Mexico and heat waves along the Pacific Coast to the gun-violence tragedy in Uvalde, this edition features stories that made headlines during 2022. Other big stories include the […]

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Kamala Harris toma juramento a Karen Bass, como la primera acalde de Los Ángeles. Foto:  Co.Co.

Karen Bass Sworn in as First Woman Mayor of Los Angeles

In a packed auditorium on a rainy day, Congresswoman and community activist Karen Bass was sworn in as Mayor of Los Angeles, becoming the first woman to lead the city. In a sign of the national importance of the event, Vice President Kamala Harris swore Bass into office.

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Katia García y Diana Escamilla, visitan una de las 100 familias para promover  iniciativa del voto. Foto: Cortesía.

(Español) Leyendo los resultados de las elecciones en California para del Congreso federal

(Español) “Estoy muy satisfecho con la creación de esa comisión, nuestro hijo, el Dr. Arámbula la pasó y el gobernador la firmó. Desafortunadamente no va a poder tomar acción hasta el próximo censo. Pero me alegro de que el poder de hacer los distritos ya se lo quitamos a los que por tanto tiempo lo han usado para protegerse y negarle la participación a nuestra comunidad”.

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Reading Central Valley Congressional Elections Results. Also, Karen Bass Sworn In as First Female Mayor of LA.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14 PROGRAM # 9854 12:00 PM PT Reading Central Valley Congressional Elections Results. Republicans gained control of the US House with the help of a few seats won in California, including Latino-majority districts in the heart of the Central Valley. Republicans were able to capture congressional seats in districts that widely supported Biden […]

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La diversidad étnica se moviliza para votar en la segunda vuelta de Georgia. Foto: GLAHR-HNS.

Historic Atlanta Vote Reassures Democrats of Senate Majority

Historic voter turnout in Georgia’s big cities handed the last contested U.S. Senate seat to Democrat Raphael Warnok. Some attribute this narrow Democratic victory in a Republican-dominated state to the sweep of new coalitions among communities of color.

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Miembros de varias organizaciones se han unido para hacer llamadas a legisladores para que no se aprueben leyes de supresión del voto en Georgia.

(Español) Triunfo electoral en Georgia es ayudado por coalición de grupos de las minorias

(Español) “Con este triunfo los candidatos ganadores de un puesto de elección tendrán que atender las cuentas pendientes que tienen con las comunidades que hicieron posible su triunfo, como otorgar las licencias de conducir a los indocumentados, o la reforma migratoria”.

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Georgia Runoff: First Results. Also, Voting Rights Supported by Voters.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7 PROGRAM # 9847 12:00 PM PT Georgia Runoff: First Results. This is a live report from Atlanta on the first results in the tight race for Georgia’s Senate seat held by Democrat Raphael Warnock, who recently won it in a political upset. Guest analysts examine the results in this formerly reliably Republican […]

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