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Marcelo Claure, a Latino Voice at the EMerge Americas forum

 06/13/2017 - 04:41
Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure, speaks during the first day of the Technological Forum Americas Emerge 2017 at the Conventions Center of Miami Beach, Florida, United States, June 12, 2017. EFE/Giorgio Viera

 Bolivian Marcelo Claure, founder of Brightstar Corp and CEO of Sprint Corporation, is one of the main speakers at the fourth edition of this leading innovation and technology forum in Miami, which opened yesterday with a presentation by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 4:30am
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Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure, speaks during the first day of the Technological Forum Americas Emerge 2017 at the Conventions Center of Miami Beach, Florida, United States, June 12, 2017. EFE/Giorgio Viera

[OP-ED]: Preparing for the next panic -- or not

 06/06/2017 - 17:15
The “American economy will need a coordinated response, particularly if the entire financial system suffers a panic or lack of liquidity.” Bankruptcy judges cannot provide this response. It is best left to the Treasury, Federal Reserve and FDIC.
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When the next financial crisis hits -- an event that may be years or decades away -- we will learn whether this Congress and the president drew the right lessons from the 2008-09 financial crisis. Congress is arguing over whether government can avoid “bailouts” of large financial institutions and still prevent a full-blown crisis. With all of President Trump’s trials and tribulations, hardly anyone is paying attention.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
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The “American economy will need a coordinated response, particularly if the entire financial system suffers a panic or lack of liquidity.” Bankruptcy judges cannot provide this response. It is best left to the Treasury, Federal Reserve and FDIC.

Intelligence contractor arrested for leaking classified information

 06/06/2017 - 02:38
 The headquarters of the National Security Agency (NSA) is seen behind a Maryland State Trooper, who is sitting in an unmarked SUV in an empty parking lot, in Fort Meade, Maryland, USA, 22 December 2013. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO
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The information leaked by Reality Leigh Weiner, 25, is contained in a top secret NSA report explaining infiltration or "phishing" techniques used by Russia to interfere in the US voting system, and those pages show folding marks.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 2:15am
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 The headquarters of the National Security Agency (NSA) is seen behind a Maryland State Trooper, who is sitting in an unmarked SUV in an empty parking lot, in Fort Meade, Maryland, USA, 22 December 2013. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

What to see at the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival?

 05/23/2017 - 06:53
The sixth edition of the Philadelphia Latin Film Festival (PHLAFF) will bring to town emerging Latin American shortfilms like 'Concertinas", a documentary about the social crisis in Venezuela.
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The Philadelphia Latin Film Festival (PHLAFF) returns next June 2 to 4 with a selection of the most astonishing work of emerging Latino and Latin American filmmakers. 

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 6:30am
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The sixth edition of the Philadelphia Latin Film Festival (PHLAFF) will bring to town emerging Latin American shortfilms like 'Concertinas", a documentary about the social crisis in Venezuela.

Santos tras su encuentro con Trump: "Nosotros no construimos muros"

 05/19/2017 - 08:26
US President Donald J. Trump (R) shakes hands with President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos (L) during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 18 May 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
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El presidente de EEUU Donald Trump dio el jueves la bienvenida a su homólogo colombiano, Juan Manuel Santos, de visita oficial en el país. Los líderes expresaron más interés en temas como la erradicación del problema de la cocaína, la lucha contra el tráfico de drogas y la crisis en Venezuela, que en el proceso de Paz en Colombia. 

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 5:15am
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Santos tras su encuentro con Trump en Washington, DC el 18 de mayo de 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

[OP-ED]: A Latina congressional candidate whose passion for her community comes through loud and clear

 03/30/2017 - 15:49
In a crowded field of nearly two dozen candidates vying to replace Rep. Xavier Becerra, who was recently appointed California’s attorney general, political observers put María Cabildo (in the image) in the top tier. Foto:goodfoodla.org
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 A friend from college once sent me a letter that broke my heart. She and I were part of a posse of Ivy League Latinos who -- while visiting one another at Harvard, Yale, Columbia -- would huddle over Long Island iced teas and lay out our blueprints to change the world.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 2:15pm
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In a crowded field of nearly two dozen candidates vying to replace Rep. Xavier Becerra, who was recently appointed California’s attorney general, political observers put María Cabildo (in the image) in the top tier. Foto:goodfoodla.org

[OP-ED]: Candidata al Congreso cuya pasión por la comunidad se manifiesta claramente

 03/30/2017 - 15:41
En una elección con casi dos docenas de candidatos que compiten para reemplazar al representante Xavier Becerra, quien fue nombrado recientemente procurador general de California, los observadores políticos consideran que María Cabildo (en la imagen) está en el nivel superior. Foto:goodfoodla.org
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Una amiga de la universidad me envió una carta, en una ocasión, que me llenó de tristeza. Ella y yo éramos parte de un grupo de latinos del Ivy League quienes nos visitábamos mutuamente en Harvard, Yale, Columbia, y compartíamos nuestros planes para cambiar el mundo mientras tomábamos un cóctel.

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En una elección con casi dos docenas de candidatos que compiten para reemplazar al representante Xavier Becerra, quien fue nombrado recientemente procurador general de California, los observadores políticos consideran que María Cabildo (en la imagen) está en el nivel superior. Foto:goodfoodla.org

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.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:15am
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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 

[OP-ED]: Stephen Bannon’s Ideas -- and His Very Different Actions

 02/14/2017 - 14:50
White House Director of Strategic Communications Hope Hicks (L) and Senior Counselor to the President and White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon walk down the West Wing Colonnade following a bilateral meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House in Washington, DC, USA. EFE

Perhaps it’s just me, but a few weeks into the Trump presidency, between the tweets, executive orders, attacks and counterattacks, I feel dizzy. So I’ve decided to take a break from the daily barrage and try to find the signal amid the noise: What is the underlying philosophy of this administration?

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 2:28pm
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White House Director of Strategic Communications Hope Hicks (L) and Senior Counselor to the President and White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon walk down the West Wing Colonnade following a bilateral meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House in Washington, DC, USA. EFE

The Rise of Taller in North Philadelphia

 02/14/2017 - 13:37
The Rise of Taller in North Philadelphia
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La dedicación del Taller Puertorriqueño en servicio a una comunidad que a menudo ha sido relegada nunca ha disminuido, a pesar de sus limitados recursos. Hoy en día taller tiene por fin una moderna sede que tomó 10 años financiar.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 12:30pm
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The Rise of Taller in North Philadelphia