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Republican healthcare plan will cost 23 million people their coverage, CBO says

 05/25/2017 - 03:55
Republican Speaker of the House from Wisconsin Paul Ryan speaking to the media, in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 18 May 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO
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The healthcare reform proposed by President Donald Trump to "repeal and replace" ObamaCare, and which was narrowly approved by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, would leave 23 million people without healthcare coverage over the next decade, the Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday.

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Republican Speaker of the House from Wisconsin Paul Ryan speaking to the media, in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 18 May 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

Let’s dance Tango, Philly!

 05/24/2017 - 11:52
Adrián Veredice & Alejandra Hobert, maestros invitados al VII Festival Internacional de Tango de Filadelfia.  Foto suministrada / Michele Maccarrone.
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Between the first and the fourth of June, the city will celebrate the VII International Tango Festival in which dance figures will meet to teach Philadelphians the secrets of this South American music and dance, declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the Unesco in 2009.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:45pm
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Adrián Veredice and Alejandra Hobert, invited teachers to the 7th Philadelphia International Tango Festival. Photo provided by the PITF / Michele Maccarrone.

[OP-ED]: Our Education, Born from Swamps

 05/15/2017 - 15:27
In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 
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The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?  

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Monday, May 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
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In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 

Venezuela Protests: Death toll rises to 39

 05/11/2017 - 04:08
Protesters face the Bolivarian National Guard in Caracas, Venezuela, May 10, 2017. EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

The demonstrations besetting Venezuela, both for and against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, have also left almost 2,000 under arrest.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 4:00am
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Protesters face the Bolivarian National Guard in Caracas, Venezuela, May 10, 2017. EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

Juanes: "Now I've got a subway!"

 05/10/2017 - 02:44
Colombian singer songwriter Juanes poses with his son in the Medellin subway, in Medellin, Colombia, May 9, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.

Medellin has now a very special subway car on its rails: the one signed by musician Juanes, who grew up and became an artist in this Colombian city.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 2:45am
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Colombian singer songwriter Juanes poses with his son in the Medellin subway, in Medellin, Colombia, May 9, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.

Peña Nieto: Mexico proving to be a trustworthy destination for investment

 05/09/2017 - 02:22
President Enrique Peña Nieto (R), during a visit to Grupo Modelo brewery, in Hunucma, Yucatan state, Mexico on May 8, 2017. EFE/Mexico's Presidency
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The inauguration of Mexico's Grupo Modelo brewery new plant in southeastern Yucatan state can bee seen as a "turning point" in transforming the country into a "trustworthy destination" for investment. 

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 2:15am
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President Enrique Peña Nieto (R), during a visit to Grupo Modelo brewery, in Hunucma, Yucatan state, Mexico on May 8, 2017. EFE/Mexico's Presidency

Who is Emmanuel Macron, the new President of France?

 05/08/2017 - 14:41
With 65.5% of the votes, Emmanuel Macron is elected the new president of France. EFE/EPA/THOMAS SAMSON
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Yesterday's elections in France gave the victory to Emmanuel Macron, with 65.5% of the votes, transforming him into the youngest president in the history of the European country.

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With 65.5% of the votes, Emmanuel Macron is elected the new president of France. EFE/EPA/THOMAS SAMSON

More than Tacos: Mexican telenovela actor quits cameras, opens his own restaurant

 05/08/2017 - 06:02
Rodolfo Jiménez has left the cameras behind to be with his family and launch a new chapter in his life in Dallas, where he has opened a restaurant inspired by Mexican "lucha libre" freestyle wrestling. EFE/ALICIA PEREZ
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Rodolfo Jimenez, who has acted in more than 10 telenovelas and films and is also known for modeling and hosting TV shows on the top Hispanic networks, has opened a Mexican restaurant in Dallas which is also a museum of "Lucha Libre".

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Rodolfo Jiménez has left the cameras behind to be with his family and launch a new chapter in his life in Dallas, where he has opened a restaurant inspired by Mexican "lucha libre" freestyle wrestling. EFE/ALICIA PEREZ

The First Cuban-American in Congress, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, announces her retirement

 05/02/2017 - 13:14
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Trump: Kim Jong-un is smart cookie, but I don't rule out the military option

 05/01/2017 - 13:03
US President Donald J. Trump makes remarks at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC, USA 27 April 27 2017. EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL
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President Donald Trump on Sunday said that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a "smart cookie," but insisted that military options remains on the table in the face of continuing provocations from Pyongyang.

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US President Donald J. Trump makes remarks at the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC, USA 27 April 27 2017. EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL

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