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FIRST BORDER SOCIAL FORUM: LIVE FROM CD. JUÁREZ. Dozens of grassroots organizations from U.S./Mexico Border States are convening in Ciudad Juárez, México, for the first Border Social Forum. The conference is an effort to mobilize activists around an agenda to oppose border walls and the deployment of troops to the border. This special, live broadcast is in collaboration with Radio Bemba, a pioneering Mexican community radio station based in Hermosillo, capital of the border state of Sonora.
59:32 minutes (54.51 MB)
FIRST BORDER SOCIAL FORUM: LIVE FROM CD. JUÁREZ. This special program in collaboration with Sonora’s Radio Bemba, one of the first licensed community radio stations in Mexico, goes on the air live from the first Border Social Forum in Ciudad Juárez, México. This hour is co-hosted by Radio Bemba’s Carlos Aparicio and Orbita’s Flavio Meltis and features interviews with key participants at this gathering of hundreds of grassroots activists.
62:25 minutes (57.15 MB)
Honey bees are dying and disappearing by the billions, reducing the amount of agricultural pollination and putting many crops in danger. A scientist looks into this puzzle.
Guest: Dr. Victoriano Garza, Centro de Estudios del Medio Ambiente, Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez, México; Director del Observatorio Ambiental, Colegio de Chihuahua, Ciudad Juárez, MX.
ALSO, MEXICAN TRUCKS DRIVE IN THE U.S. The first Mexican truck authorized by the Bush administration under a pilot program and the North American Free Trade Agreement entered the U.S. this month through Laredo. Union leaders in the U.S. are opposing the access of Mexican trucks to U.S. highways claiming they are unsafe. The owner of a Mexican trucking company comments on these issues.
Guest: Manuel Sotelo, Owner, Transportes Sotelo, Ciudad Juárez, MX.
60:30 minutes (55.39 MB)