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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Mexico Edition.

22 August, 2014

Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments. For more information about Linea Abierta click...

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Peaceful Self-Defense in Mexico. Also, The disappeared. Also, Campaign #1for11Million .

21 August, 2014

Social and religious leaders comment on their efforts to free detained members of Mexico’s self-defense movement, their call to Mexican consulates in the U.S....

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The Student Debt Crisis.

20 August, 2014

This is a repeat of the second hour of the forum held in Spanish in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley the night...

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The College Dream.

20 August, 2014

This is a repeat of the first hour of the Spanish-language forum held at the University of Texas – Pan American the night before....

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College Costs and Financial Aid. Also, Are Latinos Ready for College?

19 August, 2014

Texas congressman Rubén Hinojosa talks about the promises and challenges for Latinos to go to college in Texas. He also talks about what’s been...

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Masters of Caribbean Son. 

18 August, 2014

An interview with two great exponents of Afro-Latino music, who come together in San Francisco, CA, with other giants of Salsa and Latin jazz...

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Linea Abierta Programming: WEEK OF AUGUST 18, 2014

18 August, 2014

MONDAY, AUGUST 18. PROGRAM # 7311 12:00 PM PT TUESDAY, AUGUST 19. PROGRAM # 7312 12:00 PM PT College Costs and Financial Aid. Texas congressman Rubén Hinojosa talks...

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Mexico Edition.

15 August, 2014

Mexico Edition. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto signed the laws which will regulate the participation of private and foreign exploitation of hydrocarbons. He assures...

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DACAmented in College.

14 August, 2014

Arizona is taking the country’s largest community college system to court to prevent in-state tuition for DACA beneficiaries, while in Georgia, DACA recipients who...

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Lila Downs: Raíz.

13 August, 2014

Grammy winner Mexican-American singer Lila Downs is releasing a new CD in collaboration with Soledad from Argentina and Niña Pastori from Spain. Titled “Raíz,”...

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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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