Fronteras: A Changing America

Fronteras-A Changing America
3:00 pm
Sat September 3, 2011

Interview- Saving An Angel Foundation, Kelli Embury

Las Cruces, NM –
According to the Department of Health and Human Services, in 2009 there were around four hundred twenty-three thousand children in foster care. A new local nonprofit in Las Cruces is working to help children in Dona Ana County adjust into the system. Assistant Director of the Saving An Angel Foundation Kelli Embury is with us today.

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Fronteras-A Changing America
8:06 pm
Fri August 26, 2011

Interview Roni Spetalnick, HELP-NM

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Fronteras-A Changing America
8:05 pm
Fri August 12, 2011

Show 7: Interview- Monica Ortiz Uribe, Mexican Scorpion Antivenom

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Fronteras-A Changing America
3:35 pm
Sat August 6, 2011

Show 6: Interview-Maria Flores and Steve Fischmann, Children's Reading Foundation

Las Cruces, NM – On the program, we hear how mentally ill immigrants in detention face particular challenges, and how they're more likely to get lost in the system.

Also, law enforcement is working harder to crack down on drug smuggling along the Rio Grande.

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Fronteras-A Changing America
8:12 pm
Fri July 29, 2011

Show 5: Interview-UTEP Doctoral Student and Art Historian Miguel Juarez

Las Cruces, NM – On the program, a look at the man behind some of Arizona's most aggressive immigration bills, Senator Steve Smith.

Also, Young undocumented immigrant activists know there isn't much hope for immigration reform in the current Congress. But rather than give up, they are become more visible, and more vulnerable.

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Fronteras-A Changing America
7:32 pm
Fri July 22, 2011

Show 4: Interview- Colonias Development Council Executive Director, Dr. Diana Bustamante

Las Cruces, NM – On the program, a report on how meth manufacturers have adapted to changing laws to keep the drug readily available to users. In much of the Southwest, law enforcement consider methamphetamine to be the number one drug problem.

Also, Government corruption is nothing new at the U.S.-Mexico border. But in Tijuana, the case of a politician accused of corruption who is now a museum director, is forcing the art community to respond.

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Fronteras-A Changing America
8:02 pm
Thu July 14, 2011

Show 3: Interview-Emergency Homeowners Loan Program with Sarah Nolan and Art Marrujo

Las Cruces, NM – On the program, we hear a story that examines the rate of tuberculosis in California and how a large immigration population plays a role in the spread of the disease. Then we visit Arizona where a group of medical professionals is going outside the healthcare system and helping migrants' access social services. Sarah Nolan and Art Marrujo join us in the studio to discuss the Emergency Homeowners Loan Program and the role the hispanic population plays in the housing market.

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Fronteras-A Changing America
7:58 pm
Thu July 7, 2011

Show 2- Interview: Fronteras reporter Monica Ortiz-Uribe

Las Cruces, NM – On the program, we visit northern Mexico's smallest towns where cartel violence has let to large groups of people fleeing to larger cities. Then we take a look at problems with the blood donation system in Mexico and how one blood center in Chihuahua is trying to reform the system. Also, Fronteras reporter Monica Ortiz-Uribe talks about her experiences with the Fronteras project covering the southwest and U.S-Mexico border.

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Fronteras-A Changing America
6:04 pm
Tue June 28, 2011

Premiere: Interview- NMSU Photojournalism Professor Bruce Berman

Las Cruces, NM – On the program, feature stories on narco culture and Mexican drug cartel money laundering. NMSU Photojournalism Professor Bruce Berman discusses his experiences covering the border for the last thirty years.

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