Politics & Elections
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12. PROGRAM # 7717 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: Eneas De Troya/Flickr For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org
On Radio Bilingüe’s national show Línea Abierta, two top analysts discussed the results and challenges for candidates to get the Latino vote, especially in upcoming elections in Nevada. Radio Bilingüe’s Rubén Tapia prepared this story.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11. PROGRAM # 7716 12:00 PM PT Focus on the Latino Vote. On the eve of key primary elections in states with large Latino electorates, civic leaders from around the South West are convening a series of public forums on the Latino vote. They are calling presidential candidates and selected senatorial and congressional […]
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10. PROGRAM # 7715 12:00 PM PT New Hampshire Primary Results. On the day after the primary in New Hampshire, the second testing ground for the presidential candidates, analysts from both major political parties examine the results. Did any of the candidates make an effort to appeal to the very small but growing […]
(Español) Trump se reivindicó en New Hampshire, pero su extremismo, su retórica incendiaria y su falta de propuestas no lo hacen un candidato viable para apelar a todos los sectores electorales que ha ofendido.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5. PROGRAM # 7712 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. The U.N.’s Working Group on Arbitrary Detention asked the Mexican government to take “necessary measures” to free Nestora Salgado and give her “appropriate compensation.” Salgado’s attorney says the resolution is obligatory for Mexico, because it signed the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights […]
On the Democrats’ side, Senator Bernie Sanders lost by only fractions of a point to Hillary Clinton, in a virtual tie. Meanwhile, the Latino vote broke a record for participation in the Iowa caucuses. Marco Vinicio González has more.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4. PROGRAM # 7711 12:00 PM PT Guest Workers in the Crosshairs. In the recent omnibus budget bill, the US Congress included a provision that will expand the H-2B guest visa program while removing funds from the Department of Labor to make it harder for the agency to enforce key protections for those […]
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3. PROGRAM # 7710 12:00 PM PT The Trial of Andrés Cruz. A well-known leader of the Triqui community, farm worker organizer and immigration reform activist is in jail in California’s Salinas Valley accused of extortion against a fellow countryman on behalf of a Oaxacan armed group. Local activists are speaking up in […]
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2. PROGRAM # 7709 12:00 PM PT Iowa: The Results. On the day after the Iowa caucus, analysts report on the voter turnout and the results. They also comment on this first major test and the challenges ahead for the presidential candidates. Guests: TBA. Flint’s Humanitarian Crisis. The city of Flint, in Michigan, […]