Tag Archives: Desarrollo Económico

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Guest Workers in the Crosshairs.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4. PROGRAM # 7711 12:00 PM PT Guest Workers in the Crosshairs. In the recent omnibus budget bill, the US Congress included a provision that will expand the H-2B guest visa program while removing funds from the Department of Labor to make it harder for the agency to enforce key protections for those […]

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The Trial of Andrés Cruz. Also, Bill to Stem Dairy Workers Deaths.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3. PROGRAM # 7710 12:00 PM PT The Trial of Andrés Cruz. A well-known leader of the Triqui community, farm worker organizer and immigration reform activist is in jail in California’s Salinas Valley accused of extortion against a fellow countryman on behalf of a Oaxacan armed group. Local activists are speaking up in […]

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Heartbreaking Separation. Also, Huelga! At Fifty Years.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6. PROGRAM # 7690 12:00 PM PT Heartbreaking Separation. Deported moms who live in the border city of Tijuana announce the publication of several books where they tell their heartbreaking stories of deportation and separation from their children. Their leader also comments on the opening of a shelter for deported women and legislation […]

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The Year in Review.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31. PROGRAM # 7686 12:00 PM PT The Year in Review. Thousands of farm workers staged an unprecedented walk out in San Quintin. Parents of the Ayotzinapa disappeared bring their plight to the US. Juan Felipe Herrera makes history as the first Latino poet laureate in the US. Key players remember the Grape […]

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Posted in Arts & Culture, Economy & Labor, Education, Immigration, Youth, Línea Abierta, Politics & Elections, Health |
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My Street Money.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30. PROGRAM # 7685 12:00 PM PT My Street Money. In his latest book on managing personal finances, titled “My Street Money,” financial expert, author and speaker Louis Barajas writes about the basics of self-help to achieve personal financial health. In this time of New Year’s resolutions, Barajas shares tips on how to […]

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San Quintin: New Union.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23. PROGRAM # 7680 12:00 PM PT San Quintin: New Union. Farm workers from San Quintín Valley in Northern Mexico recently organized an independent union to challenge contracts held by official unions to de facto protect employers. This report provides recorded speeches from founding members and allies of the union during this landmark […]

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Sheepherders Labor Rules. Also, Mireles Fights for Dismissal of Charges.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2. PROGRAM # 7665 12:00 PM PT Sheepherders Labor Rules. Sheepherders in Colorado and the US are getting a pay raise according to new rules being implemented this month by the US Department of Labor. That salary update followed language proposed by the sheep industry. The sheep growers also succeeded in defining the […]

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Breaking the Wine Glass Ceiling.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26. PROGRAM # 7661 12:00 PM PT Breaking the Wine Glass Ceiling. Granddaughter of a Mexican Bracero guest worker and daughter of a farm laborer-turned-master winemaker, Vanessa Robledo tells the story of how she rose from working in her family’s vineyard as a child to become the president of the Robledo family wine […]

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Latino Retirees and the Nest Egg.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25. PROGRAM # 7660 12:00 PM PT Latino Retirees and the Nest Egg. Social Security benefits make most of the income for nearly half of Latino elders and many live on the edge of poverty because they have not saved for retirement. An official of the Social Security Administration talks about how to […]

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Farm Worker Unionization in San Quintin.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18. PROGRAM # 7655 12:00 PM PT Farm Worker Unionization in San Quintin. After widespread strikes protesting low wages and exploitation, farm laborers in the agro-export fields of San Quintin in Northern Mexico are building an independent labor union to bargain collectively for contract agreements. Recently, a union claiming to represent farm laborers […]

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