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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Mexico Edition.

15 January, 2021

FRIDAY, JANUARY 15 PROGRAM # 9146 12:00 PM PST Mexico Edition. Mexicans living abroad could cast their vote online in this year’s midterm elections after voting for...

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Linea Abierta Programming: WEEK OF JANUARY 18, 2021

15 January, 2021

MONDAY, JANUARY 18 PROGRAM #9147 12:00 PM PST Dolores Huerta on Dr. King’s Legacy. On Martin Luther King Jr Day, the civil rights icon Dolores Huerta...

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Stimulus Package. Labor Coronavirus Protections. The Social Bridging Project.

14 January, 2021

THURSDAY, JANUARY 14 PROGRAM # 9145 12:00 PM PST Stimulus Package. The first coronavirus aid checks are on the way and unemployment programs are set to be...

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Covid Updates. Also, Covid Scams and False Rumors.

13 January, 2021

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13 PROGRAM # 9144 12:00 PM PST Covid Updates. After the US deadliest Covid-19 week, the healthcare system is being overwhelmed in California and other...

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Familias inmigrantes detenidas por ICE y hacinadas en el centro de detención de Weslaco, Texas, en violación a los derechos civiles y humanos de los detenidos. Foto: https://www.cato.org.

Immigration Edition.

12 January, 2021

TUESDAY, JANUARY 12 PROGRAM # 9143 12:00 PM PST Immigration Edition. An automotive mechanic was incarcerated for more than a year and a half over his immigration...

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The Presidential Transition.

11 January, 2021

MONDAY, JANUARY 11 PROGRAM # 9142 12:00 PM PST The Presidential Transition. After violent riots by Trump supporters at the US Capitol ended with five deaths, House...

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Mexico Edition.

8 January, 2021

FRIDAY, JANUARY 8 PROGRAM # 9141 12:00 PM PST Mexico Edition. Mexicans living abroad could cast their vote online in this year’s midterm elections after voting for...

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Stimulus Package. California School Reopening. The Social Bridging Project.

7 January, 2021

THURSDAY, JANUARY 7 PROGRAM # 9140 12:00 PM PST Stimulus Package. The first coronavirus aid checks are on the way and unemployment programs are set to be...

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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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