Línea Abierta

Línea Abierta is the first — and only — national live talk and call-in program in public broadcasting interconnecting Spanish-speaking audiences and newsmakers throughout the United States and Mexico.  Each weekday, Línea Abierta offers an hour of news, analysis, features, interviews, round-tables, special series and listener call-ins on current events, health, jobs, politics, the environment, education, the arts and culture, race relations and immigrant rights, and more. Diverse guests and audience members exchange views and crucial information, as our experienced hosts lead the dialogue.  Radio Bilingüe launched Línea Abierta in 1995 to meet the void of intelligent, thoughtful Spanish language and Latino-oriented public affairs programming in public and commercial media — and it is still unmatched today, carried by 75 stations across the nation. Available free to stations via satellite, content deport and radiobilingue.org.

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Tax Reform Bills. Also, Open Enrollment and Politics.

22 November, 2017

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 22 PROGRAM # 8205 12:00 PM PST. Tax Reform Bills. The House Republicans have passed a tax-cut bill. The Senate Republicans are working on their...

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Immigration Edition.

21 November, 2017

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21 PROGRAM # 8204 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. As DACA beneficiaries begin losing their protection, children of Dreamers at risk tell their story of...

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Very Few Latino Professors. Also, Latino Students Facing Barriers. Also, Sounds of East San José.

20 November, 2017

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20 PROGRAM # 8203 12:00 PM PST. Very Few Latino Professors. Latino students are enrolling in growing numbers. Yet, Latino faculty makes up only four...

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Linea Abierta Programming: WEEK OF NOVEMBER 20, 2017

20 November, 2017

LÍNEA ABIERTA, the nation’s only daily Spanish-language talk show in public radio.

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Mexico Edition.

17 November, 2017

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17 PROGRAM # 8203 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. For two days, four women told the International Criminal Court about the beatings and rape they...

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House Passes Tax Bill. Also, Election Takeaways.

16 November, 2017

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16 PROGRAM # 8201 12:00 PM PT House Passes Tax Bill. Along party lines, the House passed a tax reform bill, with 13 Republicans joining...

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Firestorms: One Month Later. Also, Puerto Rico Still in the Dark.

15 November, 2017

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 PROGRAM # 8200 12:00 PM PST. Firestorms: One Month Later. One month after the devastating North Bay fires, authorities are in the middle of...

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Immigration Edition.

14 November, 2017

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 PROGRAM # 8199 12:00 PM PST. Immigration Edition. A civil rights lawyer comments on the outcome of a recent hearing in New Orleans on...

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Keeping or Banning Dangerous Insecticide. Also, No Guns in Schools.

13 November, 2017

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13 PROGRAM # 8198 12:00 PM PST. Keeping or Banning Dangerous Insecticide. Health advocates from the San Joaquin Valley, the area with the highest use...

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Mexico Edition.

10 November, 2017

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10 PROGRAM # 8197 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Almost a year after the failed attempt of eviction against the inhabitants of the town of...

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Meet the Hosts

Chelis Lopez and Samuel Orozco

Línea Abierta originates from the Radio Bilingüe studios in Oakland and Fresno, California with hosts Chelis Lopez and Samuel Orozco. Each Friday a Mexico edition airs hosted by journalist Martha Elena Ramirez.

Showtimes

LIVE Monday to Friday 12 - 1:00 pm PT
Tape Delay Monday to Friday 9 - 10:00 pm PT

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1-800-34-LINEA (U.S. & Puerto Rico)

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