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Siblings Daniel (r.), Miguel (c.) and Valentina (l.), who are setting off with their parents Angel Arana and Aurora Asensio in Argentina on their Meraki tour of Latin America in a library-school on wheels. EFE/Meraki project
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A Spanish family will tour Latin America in a library-school on wheels, which will allow them to discover the educational modes in the most remote areas of the South American continent and serve as an inspiration to other teachers.

Exjefe del FBI destituido por Trump publicará libro con "anécdotas inauditas"

 08/03/2017 - 06:56
El exdirector del FBI James Comey testifica ante el Comité de Inteligencia del Senado de EEUU, en el edificio de las oficinas del Senado, en Washington DC, Estados Unidos, hoy, 8 de junio de 2017. EFE/SHAWN THEW

Trump destituyó a Comey en mayo, cuando este lideraba la investigación del FBI para esclarecer los presuntos nexos entre funcionarios rusos y la campaña presidencial del magnate, un asunto que el Congreso también aborda. Su sucesor, Cristopher Wray, juró su cargo este miércoles ante el Senado. 

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Muere el filósofo y poeta Ramon Xirau, voz del exilio español en Mexico

 07/28/2017 - 06:18
Spanish-born philosopher and poet Ramon Xirau is seen at his Mexico City home in a photo taken Jan. 20, 2014. EFE/Mario Guzman/File

El poeta llegó a México con sus padres cuando tenía 15 años, tras la caída del ejército republicano en la guerra civil española. Considerado uno de los máximos exponentes de la poesía y el pensamiento mexicanos, Xirau fue, según su amigo Octavio Paz, "un puente entre América y Europa."  

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[OP-ED]: How Saudi Arabia played Donald Trump

 05/30/2017 - 17:12
Leaked German intelligence reports show that charities “closely connected with government offices” of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait are funding mosques, schools and imams to disseminate a fundamentalist, intolerant version of Islam throughout Germany. EFE

This week’s bombing in Manchester was another gruesome reminder that the threat from radical Islamic terrorism is ongoing. And President Trump’s journey to the Middle East illustrated yet again how the country central to the spread of this terrorism, Saudi Arabia, has managed to evade and deflect any responsibility for it. In fact, Trump has given Saudi Arabia a free pass and a free hand in the region.

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Fareed Zakaria

[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. 

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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