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MIJO DE LA PALMA. Weaving together Puerto Rican jíbaro music, modern acoustic rhythms, poetry, and visual art, Mijo de la Palma offers a trademark blend known as Fusión Jíbara. This edition offers a live interview with some of the group’s musicians on a visit to California.
Guests: Melvin López, Singer, author, and guitarist, and José Juan Poyatos, Guitarist, Mijo de la Palma, Las Palmas, PR, www.myspace.com/mijodelapalma
ALSO, HEALTH REFORM: FIRST YEAR. On the one-year anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis joins this edition to discuss the provisions that are already in effect, the ways the uninsured can get coverage, and the ongoing debate in Congress to defund the health care law.
Guest: Hilda Solis, U.S. Secretary of Labor, Washington, DC, www.dol.gov