US Latino GDP: Fifth Largest in the World. Also, McCarthy Orders Impeachment Inquiry Into Biden. And Texas’ SB1 Restricting Voting Rights is Put to the Test.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 PROGRAM # 10127 12:00 PM PT US Latino GDP: Fifth Largest in the World. Despite being hard hit by the COVID-19 in the darkest days of the pandemic, Latinos in the US thrived and propelled the economy at an extraordinary pace in 2021. The US Latino economy dramatically grew to position itself […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 PROGRAM # 10126 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. After a US Appeals Court gave Texas the green light to keep the controversial border buoys in the waters of the Rio Grande, human rights advocates call on the Department of Justice to launch a criminal investigation over human and civil rights violations. In […]

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Extra Edition: The “Tripledemic” Threat. (Program Repeat). Social Security Benefits: A Lifesaver. E-Cigarettes: Know the Risks.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 PROGRAM # 10125 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: The “Tripledemic” Threat. (Program Repeat). As we enter the winter months, the threat of a triple pandemic grows. They are respiratory syncytial virus, influenza and COVID-19. Who are those most at risk of falling seriously ill? How to stay safe amid the summer wave […]

Posted in Coronavirus/COVID-19, Economy, Youth, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
Fernando Torres Veliz,
Periodista colaborador de Radio Bilingüe, 
Autor del libro "Walks Through Memories of Oblivion: Flashbacks from a Former Political Prisoner". Foto: Cortesía del autor.

(Español) A 50 años del golpe, artista chileno recuerda la larga resistencia desde el exilio

(Español) “… con el apoyo de los estibadores de los puertos de la bahía de San Francisco pudimos bloquear el envío internacional de bombas al ejército chileno, repeler las visitas de barcos de la marina chilena y detener al buque-escuela Esmeralda por haber sido usado para torturar y matar prisioneros”.

Posted in Arts & Culture, Homepage Feature |

Chile: 50 Years After the Coup.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 PROGRAM # 10124 12:00 PM PT Chile: 50 Years After the Coup. On Sept 11, 1973, a military coup supported by the US overthrew democratically-elected President Salvador Allende. Thousands were murdered or disappeared and hundreds of thousands went into exile. In recent weeks, the US has declassified new documents that reveal the […]

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Hugo Morales, Fundador y Director Ejecutivo, Radio Bilingüe Network, Fresno, CA.

Tribute to Bill Richardson, a Powerful Voice for Latinos

Bill Richardson, a former congressman, governor, presidential cabinet member, author and diplomat, recently passed away at the age of 75. Richardson was born in California and grew up in Mexico and the United States. During his extensive political career, he became a powerful voice for Latinos in Washington policy circles.

Posted in Homepage Feature, Immigration, Politics |

Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 PROGRAM # 10123 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. The winning candidates of the progressive pro-government coalition and the conservative opposition front begin this week in Mexico their pre-campaign for the 2024 presidential elections. Analysts report on the opening salvos fired by the new candidates. What’s their agenda? What’s the road ahead? Guest: […]

Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Politics |
Maricela Valencia dice que la cobertura de Medi-Cal hace posible que Jesús
pueda pagar sus medicamentos e insulina cada mes. Foto: Heidi de Marco.

Latino Families Who Don’t Renew Medi-Cal in Time Risk Losing Coverage

During the three years of the pandemic, California’s government automatically renewed health insurance for low-income people under Medi-Cal. Now, the state government is requiring beneficiaries to apply to renew their Medi-Cal enrollment.

Posted in Economy, Homepage Feature, Immigration, Inmigrantes, Health |
Trabajadores agrícolas que laboran en el campo, en el Valle de Coachella (CA), una de las regiones agrícolas más grandes del país, ahora podrán votar por su sindicalización sin temor, fuera de sus sitios de trabajo, pero llevan años esperando sin éxito una reforma migratoria. Foto: Heidi de Marco / KHN.

Stakes High in Final Stretch to Pass Farm Bill

Unless the U.S. Congress passes the Farm Bill by September 30, more than 41 million people, many of them Latinos, could go without food assistance. Farm leaders further warn that a delay could lead to food shortages.

Posted in Economy, Homepage Feature, Immigration, Inmigrantes, Jobs |
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Debating the Fentanyl Crisis in Congress. Also, Young Inventors Target Drug Epidemic.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 PROGRAM # 10122 12:00 PM PT Debating the Fentanyl Crisis in Congress. Drug overdoses killed more than 100,000 people in the US last year. To address the opioid drug crisis, the US Congress is debating a number of bills. The FEND OFF Fentanyl and the HALT Fentanyl Act take a law enforcement […]

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