Tag Archives: Desarrollo Económico

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New Rules for Guest Worker Program.

THURSDAY, MAY 21. PROGRAM # 7526 12:00 PM PT New Rules for Guest Worker Program. The U.S. government published new rules for the H-2B program that offers transnational workers a number of protections for the first time. Up to 66,000 people with H-2B visas travel to the United States each year to perform non-agricultural, low-wage […]

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Latinos and the Digital Divide.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 13. PROGRAM # 7520 12:00 PM PT Latinos and the Digital Divide. For many Latinos, Smartphones are the only way to go online to meet their basic information needs. Latinos are more likely to depend on their Smartphones to find health services, educational content and other essential needs. What does it mean for […]

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Baltimore Riots, Curfew. Also, New Rules for Guest Workers.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29. PROGRAM # 7510 12:00 PM PT Baltimore Riots, Curfew. Baltimore exploded into violent riots following the funeral for Freddie Gray, a young African American who died of a spinal cord injury while in police custody. A curfew has been imposed and thousands of police and National Guard troops patrol the streets. A […]

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Human Rights in San Quintin. Also, Fighting Wage Theft.

TUESDAY, APRIL 28. PROGRAM # 7509 12:00 PM PT Human Rights in San Quintin. A leading Mexican senator comments on the results of a fact-finding mission on human rights in the agro-export fields in San Quintin, where laborers live “in conditions similar to the ones in the XVIII or XIX centuries.” Guest: Sen. Angélica de […]

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Posted in Crisis de Derechos humanos, Economy & Labor, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Farmworkers in Mexico’s Capital.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22. PROGRAM # 7505 12:00 PM PT Farmworkers in Mexico’s Capital. Farmworker leaders from Baja California meet in Mexico City with congressional leaders and federal officials calling attention to a life of labor and sexual abuse and low pay for the thousands of indigenous laborers who work the agro-export industry in the rich […]

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Social Explosion in San Quintin.

TUESDAY, MARCH 31. PROGRAM # 7486 12:00 PM PT Social Explosion in San Quintin. Thousands of farm workers in rich the agro-export region of San Quintin Valley went on strike demanding higher wages, better working conditions and enrollment in Mexico’s safety net. After blocking the main highway, anti-riot police cracked down on the protesters, detaining […]

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Guest Workers Win Trafficking Case.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25. PROGRAM # 7482 12:00 PM PT Guest Workers Win Trafficking Case. A federal jury awarded more than 14 million to five Indian guest workers who claimed they were defrauded and subjected to labor trafficking, racketeering and false imprisonment by a Gulf Coast company. More than 200 other worker claims are pending, in […]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Immigration, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Fair Food Concert.

MONDAY, MARCH 23. PROGRAM # 7480 12:00 PM PT Fair Food Concert. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers is celebrating their Fair Food movement with a grand parade and concert in St. Petersburg in Florida. Headlined by the award-winning LA-based bands La Santa Cecilia and Ozomatli, the concert celebrates the signing of a historic agreement with […]

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Línea Abierta: 20 Years II.

This anniversary edition features segments of two significant Línea Abierta programas aired on 2006: the special news coverage of the immigration megarallies, and the live interview with activist Elvira Arellano from inside the church where she had taken sanctuary to defy her deportation orders. Listeners comment on the information service provided by this radio forum […]

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Minimum Wage Increases.

Twenty states have raised the minimum wage starting in January, some through ballot measures. And while Republican control of Congress makes a federal hike unlikely, grassroots campaigns across the country shift their efforts to voters and local governments. Experts discuss these campaigns with a focus on migrant workers of various legal statuses in low-wage industries. […]

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