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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Immigration Edition.

22 October, 2019

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22 PROGRAM # 8721 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. California is banning private prisons and for-profit immigrant detention centers, fording the federal government to close...

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Impeachment Process: First Month.

21 October, 2019

MONDAY, OCTOBER 21 PROGRAM # 8720 12:00 PM PT Impeachment Process: First Month. As top members of the Trump administration refuse to cooperate with the House impeachment...

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Mexico Edition.

18 October, 2019

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18 PROGRAM # 8719 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. The brief capture and then release of the son of "El Chapo" Guzmán, showed the weaknesses...

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Linea Abierta Programming: WEEK OF OCTOBER 21, 2019

18 October, 2019

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

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“Patrias”.

17 October, 2019

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17 PROGRAM # 8718 12:00 PM PT “Patrias.” Award-winning journalist Alfredo Corchado is releasing a new book in Spanish where he tells the story of...

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Fourth Democratic Debate.

16 October, 2019

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16 PROGRAM # 8717 12:00 PM PT Fourth Democratic Debate. Twelve Democratic presidential hopefuls faced off the night before in their fourth debate, the biggest...

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Immigration Edition.

15 October, 2019

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15 PROGRAM # 8716 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The Trump administration’s public charge rule, scheduled to go into effect today, has been blocked this...

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Latina Women: Health and Finances. Fatal Bullying. California Bans Toxic Pesticide.

14 October, 2019

MONDAY, OCTOBER 14 PROGRAM # 8715 12:00 PM PT Latina Women: Health and Finances. Latina women entrepreneurs gather this week in a summit in Berkeley, CA to...

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Mexico Edition.

11 October, 2019

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11 PROGRAM # 8714 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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Anti-Hate Initiative. Also, Latinos, Gun Violence and Hate.

10 October, 2019

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10 PROGRAM # 8713 12:00 PM PT Anti-Hate Initiative. Hate crimes against Latinos rose significantly, making them the most likely racial or ethnic group to...

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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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