Tag Archives: Política

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Radio Ambulante. Día de los Muertos. Absentee Ballots.

On the heels of winning a prestigious journalism award, Radio Ambulante presents in San Francisco a special show called Outsiders. The show features on the stage remarkable and surprising stories about people, in the signature style of Radio Ambulante, a radio programming service hosted by award-winning novelist Daniel Alarcón. Guest: Daniel Alarcón, Novelist, García Márquez […]

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Politics of Immigration.

Current laws that allow undocumented immigrants to get a driver’s license are under attack in two states on Tuesday’s election. In Oregon, the recently-signed law is being subjected to a citizen’s veto referendum, and in New Mexico, incumbent Republican Governor Susana Martínez is campaigning with pledges to repeal the 11-year-old law. How is this immigration […]

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Latino Voter, Candidate Clout.

Despite reports suggesting the Latino vote may not exert clout in the outcome of the mid-term election, many expect Latinos to be a critical voting bloc in Colorado, North Carolina, Georgia and other battleground states in races for the Senate. Also, Latinos in the US Congress and state lower houses are set to increase to […]

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Mexico Edition

Angel Aguirre Rivero resigns as governor of the state of Guerrero, a position obtained when he was nominated by the Democratic Revolution Party (PRD), a center-left. The resignation comes in the middle of a social unrest due to the disappearance of 43 students at the hands of local police. Activists have demanded Aguirre Rivero’s withdrawal […]

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Elections: Focus in California.

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is on the election trail pushing for candidates who support his education agenda and immigration reform. In addition, a conversation with the democratic candidate for the 21st congressional district in California, who outlines his position about immigration reform, minimum wage increase and funding for education. Also, for the first […]

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Elections 2014.

Hosts Chelis Lopez and Samuel Orozco report and comment on election news events. In Texas, a federal court gives the green light to Texas’ Voter Identification Law for the November election, despite calling it unconstitutional and discriminatory. Also, cities in California and several states have propositions that would raise the minimum wage in the ballot. […]

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Student Massacre in Mexico.

Several students from a teachers college in Mexico were killed, others wounded, and many more abducted and disappeared while engaged in political protests. Local police are the prime suspects. A mass grave has been discovered nearby. Demonstrators around the world demand the return of the students alive. In Mexico a human rights organizer comments on […]

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Posted in Education, Youth, Línea Abierta, Mexico, Política |
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Election: Hotspots.

Analysts give an overview on key political races in California and Colorado, where the Latino vote will be put to the test. In Colorado, the heated race for the House is gaining national attention. In California, Latino candidates are playing big roles in highly disputed congressional districts, as well as the contest for a key […]

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Mexico Edition.

Martha Elena Ramírez hosts the program Voz Pública from Mexico City. The civic journalist brings news and analysis on Mexican developments. Photo: @Talladeboina36/Mas de131 For more information about Linea Abierta click here To visit Linea Abierta audio archives go to archivosderb.org

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Deportations and Electoral Politics. Also, Rubén Gallego.

President Obama gave a speech to Latino leaders addressing deep concerns about his decision to delay executive action on deportations. Obama encouraged his audience to get their constituents out to vote. An analyst comments on the repercussions of this issue on the upcoming elections. Guest: Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director, America’s Voice, Cleveland, OH, www.americasvoice.org Also, […]

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Posted in Immigration, Latinos, Línea Abierta, Política, Politics & Elections |