FRIDAY, APRIL 15. PROGRAM # 7762 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Violating a judicial order that impeded continuing construction of the Naucalpan-Toluca highway, bulldozers from the Autovan company entered the indigenous community of San Francisco Xochicuautla, where they demolished a house, broke waterlines, and tried to destroy a chapel. The action was accompanied by at […]
Family members of victims of the so-called anti-drug war, and human rights activists are about to end a caravan that took them through several Central American countries and Mexico. In New York, they plan to speak at a special session of the United Nations and call for a stop to the devastating war on drugs.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13. PROGRAM # 7760 12:00 PM PT Rethinking the War on Drugs. A caravan of peace activists calling to rethink the devastating war on drugs is touring Mexico after passing through Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala. In Mexico, they are visiting areas with the highest toll of deaths, disappearances, displacement and migration due […]
FRIDAY, APRIL 8. PROGRAM # 7757 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. The objective of the Caravan for Peace, Life and Justice from Honduras to New York is to stop the war on drugs and demilitarize the southern border of Mexico. Coordinated by the organization Global Exchange, groups of migrants, environmentalists, and family members of missing […]
FRIDAY, APRIL 1. PROGRAM # 7752 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. A judge in Mexico determined that the Mexican government should return the money to former bracero workers that was withheld from their weekly paychecks. The judge has ordered the Mexican government to show evidence of the money it received and to return it to […]
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30. PROGRAM # 7750 12:00 PM PT Nestora Salgado: New Campaign. After all charges against her were dismissed and being released from prison in Mexico City, social leader Nestora Salgado returned home to Seattle. In this conversation, Salgado talks about her fight against drug cartels and corrupt authorities, her years behind bars, and […]
FRIDAY, MARCH 25. PROGRAM # 7747 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. President Obama’s visit to Cuba and Argentina, and the terrorist attacks in Belgium, are commented on this edition, by the host and the audience. Also included are comments about articles published in Mexican media about the recently freed commander of community police in Guerrero, […]
Thanks to a broad international campaign and a remarkable legal defense, she is free and now back in the US, making a call to free hundreds of political prisoners from Mexican jails. Raul Silva files the report.
In the aftermath of the strike, labor leaders negotiated fourteen agreements with the Mexican government. Now they say the agreements haven’t been enforced. Ruben Tapia followed the journey and prepared this report. This story is part of the series Voy Contratado: Derechos de los Migrantes en Radio.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23. PROGRAM # 7745 12:00 PM PT Nestora Salgado in the US. In her first interview in the US, newly-released community police leader Nestora Salgado thanks the international grassroots campaign that demanded her freedom and vows to continue fighting to release more than 500 political prisoners in Mexico. Guest: Nestora Salgado, Leader of […]