Tag Archives: Política

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Violence and Human Rights in Mexico: A Repeat.

Community leaders and concerned citizens from Northern California dialogue with respected Mexican and Latino intellectuals on Mexico’s ravaging narco-violence, and the role of Mexican security forces in reports of widespread murders and forced disappearances. This is a repeat of the first hour of the community forum held in San Francisco the night before. Guests: TBA […]

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Posted in Crisis de Derechos humanos, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Violence and Human Rights in Mexico: Live Forum.

Radio Bilingüe is convening and broadcasting live a public forum on the scourge of violence, corruption and impunity in Mexico that has led to the worst human rights crisis in decades, according to watchdogs. Featured guests include renowned Mexican poet and author Homero Aridjis and a group of respected U.S. based Latino intellectuals and artists […]

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Posted in Crisis de Derechos humanos, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Drug Violence in Mexico’s Heartlands.

Radio Bilingüe is hosting a public dialogue on a crisis few in U.S. major media talk about: gross human rights violations in Mexico. A group of artists and scientists meet in San Francisco to engage the local community in this conversation. On a related note, an activist Catholic priest from the embatled state of Michoacan […]

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Posted in Crisis de Derechos humanos, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Ferguson and Salinas: Parallels.

In the small town of Salinas, CA, four Latino men were shot to death by police officers last year. Those incidents have sparked outrage, protests and calls for a federal investigation in this largely Latino city. Still, unlike similar incidents in Ferguson and New York against Black unarmed residents, these cases have gone largely unnoticed […]

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Posted in Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Mexico Edition.

A senator from a center-left party in Mexico says there is no cause to celebrate elections in the state of Guerrero, because all sides have failed: the Attorney General has not presented a credible investigation into the case of the 43 missing students, and the substitute governor has not attended the demands of protesters, and […]

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State of the Union.

President Obama will announce new executive actions and legislative initiatives in his State of the Union address. Top Democrat and Republican leaders respond to some of the plans, including Obama’s proposals for free community colleges, expanded paid sick leave, and universal high-speed Internet access. White House plans to expand deferred action for immigrants and restore […]

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Posted in Education, Immigration, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Mexico Edition.

After parents and students confronted military police at the entrance to the barracks at Iguala, Guerrero, the fderal government will allow the National Commission of Human Rights to go in to the area. However, authorities rejected an investigation into elements of the Mexican Army for the disappearance of 43 students. In addition, in a live […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Política |
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Executive Action and U and T Visas.

As part of President Obama’s executive action on immigration, the Department of Labor (DOL) can now certify applications for U and T visas for several new workplace crimes, including fraud in labor recruitment and extortion. During this program, U and T visa experts will explain what these visas are, who qualifies, and how to identify […]

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Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Immigration Edition.

Republicans take control of both chambers of Congress for the first time in eight years and party leaders are moving to confront President Obama on a number of issues. High in the agenda is the challenge to dismantle executive action on immigration. Political and legal observers comment on the expected next steps by Congress. Guests: Vanessa […]

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Posted in Immigration, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Mexico Edition.

After the price of oil fell, the Peña Nieto administration announces cuts to social spending that will impact healthcare, education, and aid programs for people who live in extreme poverty. At the same time, family members of the missing students continue their protests and demand that the Mexican Army be investigated. In addition, peasant leader […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |