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[OP-ED]: All Spain has fallen in love with midfielder Isco

 05/12/2017 - 12:33
Real Madrid midfielder Isco Alarcón celebrates his goal, first of the team against Atletico Madrid, during the return leg of the Champions League semifinals. EFE
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Nobody doubts the skill level of Francisco Alarcón “Isco” since he was selected in 2012 as the Golden Boy: Europe’s top Under 21 soccer player. Despite being born in Benalmádena in Málaga, the finesse midfielder was developed in Valencia’s farm system, but the club let him go back to his native province not wanting to renew his contract in 2011.

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Friday, May 12, 2017 - 12:15pm
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Real Madrid midfielder Isco Alarcón celebrates his goal, first of the team against Atletico Madrid, during the return leg of the Champions League semifinals. EFE

[OP-ED]: Isco: el centrocampista que enamora a toda España

 05/12/2017 - 12:30
El centrocampista del Real Madrid Isco Alarcón celebra su gol, primero del equipo frente al Atlético de Madrid, durante el partido de vuelta de semifinales de la Liga de Campeones. EFE
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La calidad de Francisco Alarcón “Isco” jamás ha sido puesta en duda, desde que recibió en 2012 el galardón de Golden Boy, otorgado en Europa al mejor jugador del continente de menos de 21 años. A pesar de haber nacido en Benalmádena, Málaga, el fino centrocampista se formó en el Valencia, equipo que lo dejó marchar al club de su provincia natal en la campaña 2011-2012, al no querer mejorarle su contrato.

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Friday, May 12, 2017 - 12:15pm
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El centrocampista del Real Madrid Isco Alarcón celebra su gol, primero del equipo frente al Atlético de Madrid, durante el partido de vuelta de semifinales de la Liga de Campeones. EFE

Number of migrants crossing US-Mexico border down in April

 05/10/2017 - 02:33
Workers install the last iron panel of the border fence segment near Naco port of entry, in Arizona, United States on May 9, 2017. EFE/CBP
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Department of Homeland Security spokesman says that the decline in migrant arrivals could be attributed to the new policy and the new message being put forth by the Donald Trump administration.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 2:30am
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Workers install the last iron panel of the border fence segment near Naco port of entry, in Arizona, United States on May 9, 2017. EFE/CBP

What is the symbolism behind Emmanuel Macron’s victory speech?

 05/09/2017 - 15:02
French President-elect, Emmanuel Macron, walks to the stage to address his supporters at the Louvre in Paris, France, May 7, 2017. EFE/EPA/CHRISTOPHE ENA

Against the Tide: Swim from US to Mexico raises awareness of immigration woes

 05/08/2017 - 05:47
View of the swimmers taking part in the Pan-American Colibri Swim, at Imperial Beach in Southern California, United States on May 5, 2017. EFE/ALEXANDRA MENDOZA
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Taking part int the Pan-American Colibri Swim, twelve athletes dived into the Pacific Ocean at Imperial Beach in Southern California and swam across the border to the Mexican city of Tijuana to raise awareness about the sensitive subject of immigration and to raise funds for people who have lost a family member who was trying to reach the US.

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Monday, May 8, 2017 - 5:45am
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View of the swimmers taking part in the Pan-American Colibri Swim, at Imperial Beach in Southern California, United States on May 5, 2017. EFE/ALEXANDRA MENDOZA

Border crossings continue despite the Trump effect

 05/01/2017 - 15:18
The US Border wall near San Luis, Arizona. EFE/Gary Williams
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The new policy of fear is worsening a humanitarian crisis by exposing people to abduction, extortion and murder and it may stop working.

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 3:00pm
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The US Border wall near San Luis, Arizona. EFE/Gary Williams

US to prosecute parents who pay "coyotes" to ferry kids over border

 04/21/2017 - 03:50
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks next to US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly during a press conference in El Paso, Texas, United States, Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Luis Pablo Hernandez
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Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and Attorney General Jeff Sessions promised Thursday to prosecute parents who pay people-traffickers to help their children illegally cross the border into the US from Mexico and confirmed that the White House is still committed to build a wall along the two countries

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:45am
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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks next to US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly during a press conference in El Paso, Texas, United States, Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Luis Pablo Hernandez

High temperatures, getting lost are the main dangers along US-Mexico border

 04/21/2017 - 03:40
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents simulate a rescue during a drill held in Laredo, Texas, United States on Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Alex Segura
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Extreme temperatures and getting lost are the two greatest dangers facing thousands of people who each year try to cross into the US illegally over its southern border on long treks led - part of the way, at least - by people-traffickers known as "coyotes."

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:30am
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Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents simulate a rescue during a drill held in Laredo, Texas, United States on Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Alex Segura

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

80 Cuban doctors desert Venezuela, await US visas in Bogota

 04/18/2017 - 05:22
A group of Cuban doctors, in Bogota, Colombia on Apr. 16, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ
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Some 180 Cuban doctors, up to now part of their island's medical mission in Venezuela, have deserted that country and are now waiting in Bogota in hopes the United States will provide them with visas.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 5:15am
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A group of Cuban doctors, in Bogota, Colombia on Apr. 16, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ

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