Politics & Elections
FRIDAY, JANUARY 29. PROGRAM # 7707 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. By law, activists, journalists and human rights advocates who have been threatened may qualify to obtain political asylum in the United States, according to a specialist in the subject. When he met in Mexico City with academics and journalists, he reported that the Mexican […]
THURSDAY, JANUARY 28. PROGRAM # 7706 12:00 PM PT The Primaries and the Latino Vote. On the eve of the start of the primary season, analysts make a critical assessment of the power of the Latino electorate. The numbers of Latino voters are growing fast and they are poised to become a formidable force in […]
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27. PROGRAM # 7705 12:00 PM PT Guatemala’s New President and US Talks. A conversation with Rep. Norma Torres, a native of Guatemala who joined a high-ranking US delegation in the inauguration of Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, a comedian who campaigned as a reformer. Torres discusses the current wave of deportations of Central […]
TUESDAY, JANUARY 26. PROGRAM # 7704 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The roundup of Central American families early this month and rumors of raids continue sending a chill through Central American neighborhoods. And the US Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments on Deferred Action and include a ruling on the “Take Care” clause. Social and […]
MONDAY, JANUARY 25. PROGRAM # 7703 12:00 PM PT The Science and Politics of Nutrition. Recently released dietary guidelines and recommendations for healthful eating were hailed by the meat industry and criticized by health experts. Scientists had warned the government about the risks of red and processed meats and sweetened drinks. A member of the […]
(Español) A días de las asambleas, la atención se centra en precandidatos que no forman parte del llamado establishment de cada partido. El senador republicano de Texas, Ted Cruz, y el empresario y personalidad de reality show, Donald Trump, buscan ser los favorecidos.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 22. PROGRAM # 7702 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Three reservoirs and dozens of canals are illegally taking water from the Yaqui River. The river provided water for forests and crops cultivated by the Yaqui tribe. Today, it is being used by hydroelectric companies, mining companies, private ranches, and the Sonora state capital […]
While Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed on the future of Obamacare, a challenging Ted Cruz gained ground among the Republicans, arguing with party front-runner Donald Trump about his national origin and with Senator Marco Rubio on immigration. Radio Bilingüe’s Rubén Tapia has more details.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20. PROGRAM # 7700 12:00 PM PT Take Over of Public Lands. As a group of armed antigovernment extremists continue the occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon, as part of a movement to push the federal government to transfer to the states and private owners millions of acres of public lands, Latino […]
(Español) Repasando las lecciones históricas de las últimas victorias electorales tanto de republicanos como de demócratas, en las elecciones de 2004 George W. Bush logró un 40% del voto latino, mientras que el demócrata Barack Obama alcanzó el 71% de este electorado en 2012.