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[OP-ED]: America’s internet delusion

 05/22/2017 - 08:51
If there are deficiencies with cybersecurity, we consider them separately. We embrace the “internet of things” without admitting that it’s also the “internet of hazards.”
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The United States may have escaped most digital damage from the global “ransomware” virus, though cyber experts fear more attacks. One possible explanation is that the malicious software (”malware”) harms older versions of Microsoft’s Windows operating system, which most Americans have replaced. Perhaps many users in other countries haven’t. Whatever the explanation, this is not the end of internet threats.

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 8:45am
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If there are deficiencies with cybersecurity, we consider them separately. We embrace the “internet of things” without admitting that it’s also the “internet of hazards.”

Lamp in the street, darkness in the house: President Trump’s first trip abroad

 05/19/2017 - 14:44
Donald Trump begins his first international tour on Friday with the objectives of proposing an "Arab NATO" and connecting with his European allies. EFE/Michael Reynolds
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Leaving the White House in one of the most critical circumstances over the last few decades, President Donald Trump has kicked off his first trip overseas, as planned.

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 2:15pm
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Donald Trump begins his first international tour on Friday with the objectives of proposing an "Arab NATO" and connecting with his European allies. EFE/Michael Reynolds

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. 
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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. 

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 11:45am
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The tour’s focus was Old Havana (La Habana Vieja), which was founded by the Spaniards in the early 1500s as the central stopping point between the Old and New Worlds. Eli Siegel. 

[OP-ED]: The Comey firing reminds us of a bigger danger

 05/18/2017 - 09:37
File photograph of FBI Director James Comey during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. President Donald Trump fired Comey on May 9. EFE
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I have tried to evaluate Donald Trump’s presidency fairly. I’ve praised him when he has appointed competent people to high office and expressed support for his policies when they seemed serious and sensible (even though this has drawn criticism from some quarters). But there has always been another aspect to this presidency lurking beneath the surface, sometimes erupting into full view as it did this week. Donald Trump, in much of his rhetoric and many of his actions, poses a danger to American democracy.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 8:45am
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File photograph of FBI Director James Comey during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. President Donald Trump fired Comey on May 9. EFE

Center City Networking Mixer at Barra Rossa

 05/10/2017 - 16:41
The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held their networking mixer in downtown Philadelphia Tuesday evening.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Making business connections to strengthen the Latino market

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 4:15pm
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The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held their networking mixer in downtown Philadelphia Tuesday evening.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Trump cleans the table with James Comey

 05/10/2017 - 15:02
FBI Director James Comey during a hearing before the Senate Justice Committee on the 'FBI Review' at the Capitol in Washington, USA, on May 3, 2017. EFE/Shawn Thew
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Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced through media news that he would have removed the director of the FBI James B. Comey, from his post, putting an end to the investigation carried out by the bureau on the links between advisers close to the President and the government of Russia.

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FBI Director James Comey during a hearing before the Senate Justice Committee on the 'FBI Review' at the Capitol in Washington, USA, on May 3, 2017. EFE/Shawn Thew

"You crossed over before, right?"

 05/03/2017 - 05:12
Honduran citizen Fredy Hernandez has been deported twice on his way north, but he'll try again. He wants to spend five years in the United States to make money. Staying there to live permanently hasn't crossed his mind."There's no sense in staying, it's like living in prison. A golden cage," he said. EFE/Jose Mendez

Two Honduran cousins determined to migrate to US despite stricter immigration controls imposed by the Donald Trump administration. 

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 5:00am
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Honduran citizen Fredy Hernandez has been deported twice on his way north, but he'll try again. He wants to spend five years in the United States to make money. Staying there to live permanently hasn't crossed his mind."There's no sense in staying, it's like living in prison. A golden cage," he said. EFE/Jose Mendez

Overbooking is OK, Airlines Say

 05/03/2017 - 04:58
CEO of United Airlines Oscar Muñoz (L) talks with United Airlines President Scott Kirby (R) prior to testifying before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing to examine US airlines customer service policies, Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 02 May 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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United Airlines and other big US airlines on Tuesday justified their practice of overbooking flights, saying it allows them to keep fares lower and accommodate more passengers.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 5:00am
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CEO of United Airlines Oscar Muñoz (L) talks with United Airlines President Scott Kirby (R) prior to testifying before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing to examine US airlines customer service policies, Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 02 May 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Inside the tangled empire of the president's daughter

 05/01/2017 - 15:01
Ivanka Trump during the W20 summit in Berlin, on April 25, 2017. EFE/CLEMENS BILAN / POOL

Ethic experts are concerned that despite removing herself from the management of her Ivanka Trump fashion company and becoming an unpaid government employee in March, her political and business interests are still so closely linked that she is deep in an ethical “danger zone” over conflict of interest laws.

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 2:45pm
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Ivanka Trump during the W20 summit in Berlin, on April 25, 2017. EFE/CLEMENS BILAN / POOL

[OP-ED]: Liberal media finally discovers ‘Dreamers’

 05/01/2017 - 09:59
Immigration advocates have an incentive to stoke fears that Dreamers may be deported. It mobilizes the community and pressures Trump to handle the immigration issue with care. 
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When you rummage through the immigration debate, you never know what you’ll find.

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 9:15am
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Immigration advocates have an incentive to stoke fears that Dreamers may be deported. It mobilizes the community and pressures Trump to handle the immigration issue with care. 

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