Brazil

5 Times more Venezuelans emigrating to Brazil to escape crisis, HRW reports

 04/19/2017 - 03:36
A girl of the Venezuelan Warao tribe washing clothes with her mother outside a shelter in Boa Vista, Brazil, on February 11, 2017. EFE/HRW/CESAR MUÑOZ ACEBES
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 The Human Rights Watch (HRW) organization said in a report Tuesday that since 2014, five times the number of Venezuelans are emigrating to Brazil due to shortages of food and medicine in their own country, an example of how Venezuela"s humanitarian crisis is spilling across its borders.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 3:30am
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A girl of the Venezuelan Warao tribe washing clothes with her mother outside a shelter in Boa Vista, Brazil, on February 11, 2017. EFE/HRW/CESAR MUÑOZ ACEBES

Se calientan motores de cara al campeonato de fútbol entre comunidades

 04/18/2017 - 17:33
El año pasado, el equipo de Costa de Marfil derrotó a la escuadra de Liberia en Citizens Bank Park para ganar el primer torneo.
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Las inscripciones para participar en este campeonato están abiertas desde el pasado jueves hasta el próximo 5 de mayo. 

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 5:30pm
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El año pasado, el equipo de Costa de Marfil derrotó a la escuadra de Liberia en Citizens Bank Park para ganar el primer torneo.

Brazil's Odebrecht to pay $2.6bn fine for corruption

 04/18/2017 - 04:53
Odebrecht headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Dec. 22, 2016. EFE/SEBASTIAO MOREIRA

The US charged Odebrecht with bribery in 12 countries in Latin America, with some bribes flowing through US banks.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 4:45am
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Odebrecht headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Dec. 22, 2016. EFE/SEBASTIAO MOREIRA

Flashback: Chapecoense and Atletico Nacional finally meet for the Championship

 04/06/2017 - 17:10
 Fans pay tribute to the city of Medellin and team Atletico Nacional at the end of the first leg of the final of the Recopa Sudamericana in the Arena Condá de Chapecó in Brazil. Photo: EFE
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The cinderella team from Brazil finally goes to the big dance against Colombia's Atletico Nacional for the Recopa Sudamericana!

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Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 4:30pm
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Fans pay tribute to the city of Medellin and team Atletico Nacional at the end of the first leg of the final of the Recopa Sudamericana in the Arena Condá de Chapecó in Brazil. Photo: EFE

[OP-ED]: Vivito y coleando el socialismo del siglo 21 en Ecuador

 04/04/2017 - 20:03
El candidato oficialista, Lenín Moreno (i), posa junto al vicepresidente ecuatoriano, Jorge Glas (d), durante las últimas horas de las elecciones presidenciales en segunda vuelta, previo a conocer los resultados oficiales, en Quito (Ecuador). EFE
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Sí, ya lo sé, no es de buena educación recordarle a alguien “Te lo dije”. Pero desde la elección de Lenín Moreno como presidente de Ecuador esta semana, no me puedo controlar: Se los dije, los ecuatorianos no son tontos.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 12:00pm
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El candidato oficialista, Lenín Moreno (i), posa junto al vicepresidente ecuatoriano, Jorge Glas (d), durante las últimas horas de las elecciones presidenciales en segunda vuelta, previo a conocer los resultados oficiales, en Quito (Ecuador). EFE

[OP-ED]: In Ecuador, 21st century socialism is alive and well

 04/04/2017 - 12:20
Ecuador's officialist candidate Lenin Moreno (C) celebrates during the last hours before the results of the presidential election, with Ecuador's Vice President Jorge Glas (R) in Quito, Ecuador. EFE
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Yes, I know, telling someone “I told you so” is not the best of manners. But after Lenín Moreno was elected president of Ecuador this week, I cannot help myself: I told you so, Ecuadorans are not fools. 

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Ecuador's officialist candidate Lenin Moreno (C) celebrates during the last hours before the results of the presidential election, with Ecuador's Vice President Jorge Glas (R) in Quito, Ecuador. EFE

Hope is not Lost

 03/29/2017 - 22:49
James Rodriguez after scoring a goal in last years Copa America Centenario. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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With four games left, can Colombia capture a place in the 2018 World Cup?

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:45pm
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James Rodriguez after scoring a goal in last years Copa America Centenario.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Who wants to study Spanish in Philadelphia?

 03/28/2017 - 16:30
María Paredes Fernández, profesora de español en Penn University, fue nominada el año pasado como “mejor profesora de español de EEUU”, por la Asociación Americana de Profesores de Español y Portugués (AATSP). Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick
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The Hispanic immigrant community has played a fundamental role in the growth of the city in the last decade. In the streets it is more and more common to hear conversations held in Spanish. However, it seems that this important trend is not reflected in universities. Why? A general crisis in the study of the humanities would be the answer. AL DÍA News spoke with professors from three of the most prominent universities in the city.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 11:30am
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María Paredes Fernández, Spanish language teacher at Penn University, was awarded "Best Spanish Teacher 2016" by the American Association of Spanish and Portuguese Teachers (AATSP). Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick

Honor Amongst Friends

 03/28/2017 - 12:25
Thousands of fans came to honor the futbol players of Chapecoense who died in a plane crash last November. Foto:EFE
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The long anticipated finals matches between Chapecoense and Atletico Nacional will take place April 4th and May 10th.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 12:15pm
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Thousands of fans came to honor the futbol players of Chapecoense who died in a plane crash last November. Foto:EFE

Brazil soccer player who survived plane crash looks ahead to Paralympics

 02/22/2017 - 09:16
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The former goalkeeper of the ill-fated Chapecoense soccer squad, one of six survivors of a plane crash in Colombia as they were flying to their championship final, these days celebrates the "God-given miracle" that saved his life, while on the horizon he imagines himself playing in the Paralympic Games.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 9:09am
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Brazil's soccer team Chapecoense's goalkeeper Jackson Follmann accompanied by his girlfriend Andressa Perkovski (R) speaks during an interview in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 21 February 2017. EPA/SEBASTIAO MOREIRA

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