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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Medicaid Work Restrictions.

22 February, 2018

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22 PROGRAM # 8271 12:00 PM PT Medicaid Work Restrictions. Health advocates are challenging in court plans in Kentucky to require Medicaid beneficiaries to work....

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Rising Political Star? Also, Pennsylvania: New Political Map.

21 February, 2018

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 PROGRAM # 8270 12:00 PM PT Rising Political Star? El Paso congressman Beto O’Rourke has been criss-crossing Texas in a long-shot campaign to unseat...

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Immigration Edition.

20 February, 2018

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 PROGRAM # 8269 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. The Senate failed to deliver an immigration plan and it is unclear if the Senate will...

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“No More Guns!”

19 February, 2018

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19 PROGRAM # 8268 12:00 PM PT “No More Guns!” Students who survived a mass school shooting left 17 people dead in Florida, gathered in...

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Mexico Edition.

16 February, 2018

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16 PROGRAM # 8267 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 FEBRUARY 19, 2018

16 February, 2018

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

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Immigration Plans Fail in the Senate. Also, Mass Shooting in Florida. Also, Push for Mexican-American Studies. Also, NICA Act.

15 February, 2018

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15 PROGRAM # 8266 12:00 PM PT Immigration Plans Fail in the Senate. President Trump and DHS Secretary Nielsen rejected the immigration plans advanced in...

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Plan Turns State Taxes Into Donations. Also, Dow Fall and Pension Plans.

14 February, 2018

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 PROGRAM # 8265 12:00 PM PT Plan Turns State Taxes Into Donations. The leader of the California senate is proposing to allow California’s taxpayers...

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Immigration Edition.

13 February, 2018

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13 PROGRAM # 8264 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. A debate on immigration reform has began in the US Senate in recent hours, as DACA...

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Budget Deal.

12 February, 2018

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12 PROGRAM # 8263 12:00 PM PT Budget Deal. After intense debate and objections from hard-line conservatives and progressive Democrats, Congress passed and President Trump...

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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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