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Opioid Epidemic in Latino Communities.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 13 PROGRAM # 8975 12:00 PM PT Opioid Epidemic in Latino Communities. Washington state is being battered by an epidemic of addiction involving prescription pain medications, heroin and synthetic opioids. Hundreds die each year in Washington from opioid overdose. And while public attention centers on white victims, opioid-related deaths are increasing among people […]

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Kamala Harris Historic Nomination. Also, Coronavirus Vaccine: Are Latinos In?

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12 PROGRAM # 8973 12:00 PM PT Kamala Harris Historic Nomination. Kamala Harris has been selected as the running mate for Joe Biden, making history as the first woman of color on a major party presidential ticket. Latina leaders react to Harris’ historic nomination and comment on her qualifications, the prospects of a […]

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New Covid Epicenter. Stimulus Checks for Mixed-Status Families. Protections for Food Industry Workers.

MONDAY, AUGUST 10 PROGRAM # 8970 12:00 PM PT New Covid Epicenter. Coronavirus is hitting hard California’s Central Valley, which now leads the state with infection outbreaks. Gov. Newsom is sending the most ravaged counties a “strike team” similar to the one deployed in Imperial County, once the Covid epicenter in the state. A public […]

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Pie de foto: En California, un proyecto de ley busca que los trabajadores agrícolas reciban el pago de horas extras después de las ocho horas de trabajo por día, o las 40 horas a la semana. (foto cortesía de Luis Magaña).

(Español) Campesinos expuestos al Covid, sin acceso a la salud ni medidas preventivas reales

(Español) “Si más trabajadores contraen la enfermedad, no habrá suficientes viviendas para mantenerlos separados de los demás, “o suficientes trabajadores sanos para cosechar los cultivos… Los tomates no esperan hasta que todos se sientan bien para ser cosechados”.

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Campesinos migrantes en California. Foto: Foto: www.slate.com.

(Español) Estudios confirman que comer o preservar la salud, es el dilema de los campesinos latinos

(Español) “Miles de trabajadores indocumentados diseminados por esta región agrícola, vulnerables y mayoritariamente latinos, sufren un miedo intenso y son reacios a reportar si se contagian de COVID-19, aunque algunos doctores incluso les prometan que no se lo dirán a nadie”.

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A las afueras del mitin de campaña de Trump en Tulsa, Oklahoma. Foto: https://www.witf.org.

(Español) Pandemia obliga a cambiar las Convenciones de nominación presidencial

(Español) “Yo he estado en las últimas 4 Convenciones de los últimos 20 años y es un lugar donde está lleno de gente”.

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Posted in Coronavirus/COVID-19, Elections, Homepage Feature, Health |
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Strike Team for Covid Hotspot. Also, “Get Out the Count Day.”

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6 PROGRAM # 8968 12:00 PM PT Strike Team for Covid Hotspot. California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he plans to invest 52 million in the Central Valley, an area with the highest Covid infection rate among essential workers. A health official from Fresno County reports about the talks with Newsom’s “strike team” to […]

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Posted in CENSO 2020, Coronavirus/COVID-19, Línea Abierta, Politics, Health |
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Covered California Announces Record-Low Rate Hike for 2021

All 11 insurance companies operating in Covered California this year will remain in 2021, and no new ones will enter the marketplace. But Anthem Blue Cross and Oscar Health Insurance will expand their offerings geographically, the exchange said. Anthem will enter Inyo, Kern, Mono and Orange counties. Oscar will join the competition in San Mateo County. Many of the Covered California health plans are available only in certain regions of the state.

Posted in Coronavirus/COVID-19, Homepage Feature, Health |
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(Español) El tapa bocas, un arma efectiva y no obstante omitida en el combate al Covid-19

(Español) La que fuera una vez entre las zonas de más alto riesgo de contagio del coronavirus en la Costa Oeste es hoy una historia de éxito en una comunidad agrícola de Washington.

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Coronavirus News Roundup. Heals vs Heroes Act. El Paso Massacre: On Year Later.

MONDAY, AUGUST 3 PROGRAM # 8963 12:00 PM PT Coronavirus News Roundup. News correspondents report on new coronavirus hot spots in the US, the worst-hit country in the world. They report on the response to the pandemic in states where Covid-19 is getting worse and areas where infections are slowing down. Heals vs Heroes Act. […]

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