Politics

La Corte Suprema escuchará el caso de las prisiones de California: Foto: NPR.

(Español) Crece clamor por cierre de prisiones estatales en California

(Español) “Las cárceles priorizadas para el cierre deben vaciarse y todas las funciones de la prisión deben cesar. Debido a las injusticias ambientales generalizadas, inseguras para la vida humana y debido al peligro para la salud pública que se agrava durante la pandemia mundial”.

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Minneapolis in Turmoil Again.

MONDAY, APRIL 19 PROGRAM # 9231 12:00 PM PDT Minneapolis in Turmoil Again. As the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis cop charged with murdering George Floyd comes to a close, massive protests erupt in the city over the death of another Black man at the hands of police. Analysts comment about the momentous […]

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, APRIL 16 PROGRAM # 9229 12:00 PM PDT Mexico Edition. Mexican analysts report and comment on headline news developments around the country and the region. Listeners on both sides of the US-Mexico border are invited to call in to share news and analysis. Photo: Karina García/Facebook For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Politics |
El presidente de El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, habla durante una reunión con el secretario de Estado de Estados Unidos, Mike Pompeo, en la Casa Presidencial en San Salvador. Foto: https://www.voanews.com.

California Congresswoman Scolds Central American Presidents

Democratic congresswoman Norma Torres, the only Central American-born member of Congress, is urging the White House to restrict economic assistance to Central American governments

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Posted in Homepage Feature, Immigration, Politics |
Jóvenes manifestantes se expresan en contra de las armas.

After Mass Shootings, Biden Signs Executive Orders for Gun Control

In the wake of recent mass shootings in several cities across the United States, President Biden has issued several executive orders to regulate the supply of firearms. Organizations in favor of gun control applauded the initiatives.

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New Help for Health Insurance Plans. Also, Parkinson’s Disease Update.

THURSDAY, APRIL 15 PROGRAM # 9228 12:00 PM PDT New Help for Health Insurance Plans. While less adults between 50 and 64 years old lack health insurance after the Affordable Care Act went into effect, one fifth of all Latinos can’t afford a health policy. Recent public policy changes may help older Latinos get an […]

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Posted in Coronavirus/COVID-19, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
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Extra Edition: Pachucos.

THURSDAY, APRIL 15 PROGRAM # 9227 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Pachucos. A historical review of the Pachuco culture, the character of Luis Valdez’s “Zoot Suit” movie fame. The program included recorded interviews with legendary performer Lalo Guerrero, late activist Josefina Fierro, and artist Jose Montoya, commenting on the Zoot Suit riots and barrio music […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Línea Abierta, Politics |
Un voluntario revisa la temperatura de un trabajador agrícola durante un evento de vacunación COVID-19 cerca de Parlier el 4 de febrero. BRYAN PATRICK Especial para Vida en el Valle.

News Collaborative investigates COVID’s impact on Central Valley communities of color

“The project gives us all a chance to work together and expand our reach in print and radio, and also to rely on each other for sources, resources and story ideas,”

Posted in Coronavirus/COVID-19, Homepage Feature, Immigration, Politics, Health |
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Immigrants Surge Across Border Ahead Of Trump Inauguration

(Español) Congresista de CA propone canalizar ayuda financiera a Centroamérica vía sociedad civil

(Español) “Bueno, mire, yo no soy muy diferente de esos niños que vienen aquí a reunirse con sus padres, con sus tíos, you know, yo también llegué a este país a vivir con un tío. Así que…”.

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Voting Battlegrounds.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14 PROGRAM # 9226 12:00 PM PDT Voting Battlegrounds. After Georgia, Texas and Arizona are now becoming the new battlegrounds on voting rights. At least 47 states are pushing legislation to limit early voting hours, prohibit drive-thru voting and other measures. Big companies have spoken out against these law initiatives and Major League […]

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