MONDAY, JULY 18 PROGRAM # 7837 12:00 PM PST. Mexico Edition. The tributary of the Ajajalpa River, and the springs and streams of towns surrounding it, were licensed to the company Comexhidro, which started construction of a hydroelectric plant to supply the transnational company WalMart with electricity. This is the first of 14 self-sufficient projects […]
FRIDAY, JULY 15 PROGRAM # 7836 12:00 PM PT Mexico’s Heroin Market. A conversation with journalist and writer José Reveles about his new book Echale la Culpa a la Heroína. In his investigative work, Reveles reveals that Mexico has emerged as the second heroin producer in the world, and Guerrero state is the top market […]
Almost a hundred municipal authorities from the Mixtec region of the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca are organizing a caravan to Mexico City to demand a peaceful solution in the conflict between the government and teachers who are protesting education reform.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13 PROGRAM # 7834 12:00 PM PT “Sweet Poison.” Mexico is fourth in soft drink consumption in the world, and at the same time among the most obese and diabetic countries on the planet. Aware about the connections, a group of artists, consumer advocates and media activists came together to produce an album […]
FRIDAY, JULY 8. PROGRAM # 7831 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Scientists, businessmen and lawyers, led by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have been meeting in secret to plan the construction of a totally synthetic human genome, using a technique known as CRISPR, with gene drivers, according to ETC Group, an organization […]
THURSDAY, JULY 7 PROGRAM # 7830 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: Luis Fernando Franco Jiménez/Flickr For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org
(Español) Hay expectativas de que se abrogue dicha reforma, o al menos se suspenda temporalmente, según dio muestras el gobierno.
TUESDAY, JUNE 28. PROGRAM # 7814 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Although discussions are underway between the protesting teachers and the federal government, Mexico’s president Enrique Peña Nieto reiterates that his administration’s education reform is “not negotiable.” Teachers are still protesting in four states and have 37 barricades of highways in Oaxaca, where police repression […]
Videos and photographs show police shooting at protesting teachers.
FRIDAY, JUNE 24. PROGRAM # 7812 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. The Autonomous University of Morelos started taking DNA from family members of missing people from the state to compare them with the genes of 117 cadavers found in clandestine graves in Tetelcingo. Meanwhile, the collective of civil organizations that worked cleaning and inspecting the […]