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.


Mexico Edition.

Friday April 18th, 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...


Linea Abierta Programming: WEEK OF APRIL 21, 2014

Friday April 18th, 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 21. PROGRAM # 7226  12:00 PM PT Junot Díaz: “This Is How You Lose Her”. A Dominican-American writer, Junot Díaz talks in this interview...


Mexico-US Guestworkers.

Thursday April 17th, 2014

When Canada, the U.S. and Mexico signed NAFTA, they also signed labor accords and the receiving country agreed to provide the same labor protections...


Quest for Biliteracy.

Wednesday April 16th, 2014

More and more states are joining a movement passing laws to honor students’ bilingualism and biliteracy. In California, thousands of students have been awarded...


Immigration Reform: Private Prisons.

Tuesday April 15th, 2014

A commission of current and formerly undocumented leaders sent formal recommendations to President Obama on steps his administration can take to expand relief programs...


Obamacare Enrollment: Closing Time.

Monday April 14th, 2014

As consumers who had problems signing up for health insurance in the marketplace got extra time to apply, the system experienced a new surge...


Linea Abierta Programming: WEEK OF APRIL 14, 2014

Friday April 11th, 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 14. PROGRAM # 7221  12:00 PM PT Obamacare Enrollment: Closing Time. As consumers who had problems signing up for health insurance in the marketplace...


Mexico Edition.

Friday April 11th, 2014

Host Martha Elena Ramírez gives an analysis, on how several farm worker organizations marched and demanded a revision to the North American Free Trade...


Extra Time to Enroll.

Thursday April 10th, 2014

The Obama administration allowed extra time to enroll in the insurance market for those who were standing in line at the time open enrollment...


The Battle to Raise Minimum Wage.

Wednesday April 9th, 2014

With corporate profits at a record high and the value of wages substantially falling, President Obama calls for a raise in the federal minimum...


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.


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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  • Fausto Guerrero: habla sobre los cambios de invercionistas, sobre las rutas, las compañias extranjeras, los puntos de venta.
  • Fausto Guerrero: habla sobre los trabajadores de Mexicana de Aviación que estan desempleados, el dinero que no se les ha pagado.
  • Martha Elena Ramírez, entrevista a Fausto Guerrero, quien habla sobre Mexicana de Aviación y que fue lo que paso con la compañía.

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