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An American in Cuba: Taking in Havana's cultural and culinary offerings

 05/18/2017 - 11:02
La figura casi mítica de José Martí está presente en la idiosincracia del pueblo cubano. Aquí su estatua en el Parque Central de La Habana. Foto: Eli Siegel. 

Navigating the cultural divide in a country once off limits for American visitors can be tricky, but with travel restrictions lowered thanks to President Obama's changes and a bit of preparation Americans can now enjoy the capital city's wide variety of cultural delights like a native. 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 11:45am
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El Arte Latinoamericano pisará fuerte en la nueva edición de Frieze Art Fair New York

 05/03/2017 - 12:53
El stand de la galería colombiana Instituto de Visión en la Frieze Art Fair New York de 2015. Foto: Mark Blower/Frieze.

La sexta edición de Frieze Art Fair Nueva York abre sus puertas el próximo 5 de mayo y reunirá durante el fin de semana a 200 galerías internacionales, entre ellas una docena de espacios de toda América Latina. 

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 12:45pm
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Deadline nears for contestants in Trump’s border wall ‘pageant’

 03/30/2017 - 03:42
The border fence in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). President Donald Trump intends to prolong the wall with the purpose of stopping illegal migration. EFE / ARCHIVE BRAULIO GUERRA 

It is the first step in a process that promises to combine three of Trump’s most successful ventures: beauty pageants, reality TV competitions and xenophobia. Proposals include hi-tech ‘virtual wall’ and 1,600km barrier of shipping containers.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:15am
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Journey to the house where the US Independence was born

 06/29/2017 - 14:53
Esta es una réplica de lo que habría sido la casa donde Tomás Jefferson redactó el documento fundacional del país. Excepto por las llaves de la puerta, nada de lo que hay en el lugar es original de la época. 

Just a few days before the United States celebrates the 341st anniversary of its birth as a republic, the National Park Service in Philadelphia has 54 sites and historic buildings that now stand as bridges to a heroic past that still defines the Spirit of national democracy.

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 11:30am