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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Latinos in Congress.

13 December, 2018

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13 PROGRAM # 8498 12:00 PM PT Latinos in Congress. Overcoming serious obstacles, Latinos increased their numbers in the US Congress to more than forty...

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Bracero Savings Fund.

12 December, 2018

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12 PROGRAM # 8497 12:00 PM PT Bracero Savings Fund. The Mexican Supreme Court ordered the Mexican government to pay former Braceros the savings fund...

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Immigration Edition.

11 December, 2018

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11 PROGRAM # 8496 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. As US troops extend their deployment along the Mexican border, thousands of Honduran migrants face a...

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Search for the Common Dream. Also, “Public Charge” Deadline.

10 December, 2018

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10 PROGRAM # 8495 12:00 PM PT Search for the Common Dream. At a time when a divisive rhetoric on immigrants from Central America is...

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Mexico Edition.

7 December, 2018

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 PROGRAM # 8489 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news...

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Linea Abierta Programming: WEEK OF DECEMBER 10, 2018

7 December, 2018

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

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Meet the Elected Women.

6 December, 2018

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6 PROGRAM # 8493 12:00 PM PT Meet the Elected Women. A record number of women were elected to office in the midterm elections, and...

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Changing of the Guard at the UFW.

5 December, 2018

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5 PROGRAM # 8492 12:00 PM PT Changing of the Guard at the UFW. Teresa Romero was elected to succeed Arturo Rodriguez as president of...

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Immigration Edition.

4 December, 2018

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4 PROGRAM # 8491 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Advocates keep an eye on what immigration bills Republicans may pass on their way out. Others...

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“The Sentence.” Also, Policing Reform.

3 December, 2018

MONDAY, DECEMBER 3 PROGRAM # 8490 12:00 PM PT “The Sentence.” HBO’s new film The Sentence tells the story of Cindy, a mom sentenced to fifteen years...

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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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