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Mexico Edition.

Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments. Photo: @talladeboina36/Mas de 131 For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org

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Mexico.

The case of Nestora Salgado, an indigenous leader and coordinator of the communal police in the state of Guerrero, is accused of kidnapping and it’s been held in a high security prison in Nayarit, Mexico; Salgado is a naturalized U.S. citizen. This edition also covers other missing cases in Mexico, such us the case of […]

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Posted in Youth, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Net Neutrality Showdown.

President Obama gave full support of net neutrality rules and called on federal regulators to reclassify Internet service providers as a utility or common carrier. While polls show broad support for free and open Internet, Republicans in Congress may try to block those rules. Civil rights and consumer advocates comment on the issue. Guests: (Pre-taped […]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Immigration Edition.

Awaiting the much anticipated executive order by President Obama on immigration, national Latino leaders comment about how this action will benefit millions of undocumented and call on President Obama to close family detention centers. Also, immigration attorney Rosalba Piña discusses the announcement made by Vice President Biden about the new program which will grant refugee […]

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Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Open Enrollment 2015.

This week, consumers begin to enroll in new health plans or switch plans for 2015, during a three-month period which begins November 15. National Latino groups are campaigning to boost enrollment or reenrollment of eligible Latinos during the second open season of the health insurance market exchange. Is the health insurance marketplace ready? What’s being […]

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Posted in Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política, Health |
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Mexico Edition.

Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments. Photo: Desinformémonos/Facebook For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Nation’s First Soda Tax.

Despite a multi-million campaign by Big Soda companies, voters in the city of Berkeley, California, passed the first tax on sodas in the nation, in what is called “the forefront of a revolution in the battle against diabetes.” How bad are sodas for your health? An expert on integrative medicine discusses how strong is the […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Política, Health |
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Election Aftermath.

In the aftermath of a conservative tide in the mid-term election, a Democratic analyst gives his views about the meaning of the outcome. How is Washington reading the mixed messages from voters on issues such as the minimum wage raise, expansion of Medicaid, repeal of Obamacare and immigration reform? Listeners share their opinions. Guest: Alfredo […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Política, Politics & Elections |
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Immigration Reform: Now What?

After the Republican takeover of the US Senate, President Obama promised administrative action on deportations by the end of the year. Republican leaders on Capitol Hill warned that an action without Congress would “poison the well” and be like “playing with matches.” National pro-immigrant leaders discuss next steps to get deportation relief for millions of […]

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Ayotzinapa: State Crime?

College teachers and students in Los Angeles hear about the case of 43 students from a teachers’ college in Ayotzinapa, Mexico, who are missing almost two months after engaging in political protests. Mass graves have been found, but not one student, amid an international outcry. The speakers of an event in Los Angeles, which includes […]

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