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.

Linea Abierta Programming: WEEK OF AUGUST 17, 2020

14 August, 2020

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

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Mexico Edition.

14 August, 2020

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14 PROGRAM # 8976 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Warning that after eleven years, the Mexican government has not clarified whether the fire was intentional...

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Opioid Epidemic in Latino Communities.

13 August, 2020

THURSDAY, AUGUST 13 PROGRAM # 8975 12:00 PM PT Opioid Epidemic in Latino Communities. Washington state is being battered by an epidemic of addiction involving prescription pain...

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50 Years of Ethnic Studies.

13 August, 2020

THURSDAY, AUGUST 13 PROGRAM # 8974 11:00 AM PT 50 Years of Ethnic Studies. Fifty years ago, students at San Francisco State University led a five-month strike...

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Kamala Harris Historic Nomination. Also, Coronavirus Vaccine: Are Latinos In?

12 August, 2020

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 12 PROGRAM # 8973 12:00 PM PT Kamala Harris Historic Nomination. Kamala Harris has been selected as the running mate for Joe Biden, making history...

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Immigration Edition.

11 August, 2020

TUESDAY, AUGUST 11 PROGRAM # 8972 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. One year ago, ICE agents targeted workers at several poultry plants in Mississippi, brutally arresting almost...

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Nobel Winner Mario Molina.

11 August, 2020

TUESDAY, AUGUST 11 PROGRAM # 8971 11:00 AM PT Nobel Winner Mario Molina. Mexican Scientist Mario Molina, winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his...

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New Covid Epicenter. Stimulus Checks for Mixed-Status Families. Protections for Food Industry Workers.

10 August, 2020

MONDAY, AUGUST 10 PROGRAM # 8970 12:00 PM PT New Covid Epicenter. Coronavirus is hitting hard California’s Central Valley, which now leads the state with infection outbreaks....

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Mexico Edition.

7 August, 2020

FRIDAY, AUGUST 7 PROGRAM # 8969 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. One year after the mass shooting that killed 23 people in El Paso, the worst act...

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Strike Team for Covid Hotspot. Also, “Get Out the Count Day.”

6 August, 2020

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6 PROGRAM # 8968 12:00 PM PT Strike Team for Covid Hotspot. California Gov. Gavin Newsom says he plans to invest 52 million in the...

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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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