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.
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19 PROGRAM #9507 12:00 PM PT The Deep Freeze and the Deadly Carbon Monoxide. The Texas power crisis in February set off the worst carbon...Download
TUESDAY, JANUARY 18 PROGRAM # 9505 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Historic Overtime Pay for Farmworkers. California farmworkers have now the right to get the same overtime...Download
TUESDAY, JANUARY 18 PROGRAM # 9506 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The US Treasury Department released a final rule that prohibits states from using COVID-19 relief funds...Download
MONDAY, JANUARY 17 PROGRAM # 9504 12:00 PM PT Racial Healing Day. Stating that it is time for the US to reckon with racism and...
MONDAY, JANUARY 17 PROGRAM # 9506 12:00 PM PT Racial Healing Day. Stating that it is time for the US to reckon with racism and healing is...Download
FRIDAY, JAN 14 PROGRAM # 9503 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Mexicans in the US have sent historic amounts of remittances back home amid the hardships of...Download
THURSDAY, JANUARY 13 PROGRAM # 9501 11:00 AM PT Jazzing Up Mariachi Music. (Repeat) In the 1940s and ‘50s, Miguel Martínez changed mariachi music forever, from folk...Download
THURSDAY, JANUARY 13 PROGRAM # 9502 12:00 PM PT “Chavela.” (Repeat). The film “Chavela: Trailblazer, Rebel, Icon,” showcases the life of the late ranchera singer Chavela Vargas....Download
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12 PROGRAM # 9500 12:00 PM PT No Latinos in the Movies. (Repeat). Latino movie stars played a leading role the night of the Oscars....Download
TUESDAY, JANUARY 11 PROGRAM # 9498 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Repeat Program. Impact of Racism on Immigrants. Most Latino and Asian immigrants in California experienced discrimination...Download
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.
ShowtimesLIVE Monday to Friday 12 - 1:00 pm PT
Tape Delay Monday to Friday 9 - 10:00 pm PT
Contact UsToll-Free Lines:
1-800-34-LINEA (U.S. & Puerto Rico)