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.


Republican National Convention: The Presidential Candidate.

22 July, 2016

FRIDAY, JULY 22 PROGRAM # 7841 12:00 PM PT Republican National Convention: The Presidential Candidate. This program focuses on the culminating event of the Republican convention: Donald...


Linea Abierta Programming: WEEK OF JULY 25, 2016

22 July, 2016

MONDAY, JULY 25 PROGRAM # 7842  12:00 PM PST. Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news...


Republican National Convention: The Vice Presidential Candidate.

21 July, 2016

THURSDAY, JULY 21 PROGRAM # 7840 12:00 PM PT Republican National Convention: The Vice Presidential Candidate. This program features excerpts of the vice presidential candidate Mike Pence’s...


Republican National Convention: The Platform.

20 July, 2016

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20 PROGRAM # 7839 12:00 PM PT Republican National Convention: The Platform. Reporters and commentators provide news and analysis on the previous night of the...


Republican National Convention: The Opening.

19 July, 2016

TUESDAY, JULY 19 PROGRAM # 7838 12:00 PM PST. Republican National Convention: The Opening. Republican delegates, elected officials, and dignitaries from all over the nation meet in...


Mexico Edition.

18 July, 2016

MONDAY, JULY 18 PROGRAM # 7837 12:00 PM PST. Mexico Edition. The tributary of the Ajajalpa River, and the springs and streams of towns surrounding it, were...


Mexico’s Heroin Market.

15 July, 2016

FRIDAY, JULY 15 PROGRAM # 7836 12:00 PM PT Mexico’s Heroin Market. A conversation with journalist and writer José Reveles about his new book Echale la Culpa...


Slum Housing.

14 July, 2016

THURSDAY, JULY 14 PROGRAM # 7835 12:00 PM PT Slum Housing. Thousands of people live in dilapidated, unhealthy and unsafe apartment complexes in Fresno, one of the...


“Sweet Poison.”

13 July, 2016

WEDNESDAY, JULY 13 PROGRAM # 7834 12:00 PM PT “Sweet Poison.” Mexico is fourth in soft drink consumption in the world, and at the same time among...


Deaths in Baton Rouge, St. Paul and Dallas.

12 July, 2016

TUESDAY, JULY 12 PROGRAM # 7833 12:00 PM PST. Deaths in Baton Rouge, St. Paul and Dallas. Two black men were fatally shot by police in Louisiana...


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.


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

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