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High technology for more deportations

 06/26/2017 - 10:38
Finger prints. Source: EFE/Javier Tormo
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Donald Trump’s government is using high-tech surveillance and data software to locate immigrant citizens for deportation.

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Finger prints. Source: EFE/Javier Tormo

New York celebrates annual Gay Pride Parade

 06/26/2017 - 05:19
People participate in the annual New York LGBT Pride March in New York, New York, USA, 25 June 2017. EPA/ALBA VIGARAY
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Participants in this year's march were families with children, old and young couples, groups of friends or individuals, who whether or not they belonged to the LGBT community, declared themselves openly proud to support the equality of rights.

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Monday, June 26, 2017 - 5:15am
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People participate in the annual New York LGBT Pride March in New York, New York, USA, 25 June 2017. EPA/ALBA VIGARAY

Detienen en la frontera a la exdiputada mexicana ligada al Chapo Guzmán

 06/22/2017 - 12:50
Fotografía de archivo fechada el 20 de enero de 2016, de la exdiputada estatal de Sinaloa Lucero Guadalupe Sánchez López. La exdiputada, quien fuera vinculada con Joaquín "el Chapo" Guzmán, fue detenida ayer, miércoles 21 de junio de 2017, por autoridades migratorias de Estados Unidos cuando pretendía ingresar a San Diego (California). EFE/STR
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La exdiputada estatal mexicana Lucero Guadalupe Sánchez López, quien fuera vinculada con Joaquín "el Chapo" Guzmán, fue detenida por las autoridades migratorias de Estados Unidos cuando pretendía ingresar a San Diego (California), informó hoy su equipo legal.
 

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Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 12:45pm
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Fotografía de archivo fechada el 20 de enero de 2016, de la exdiputada estatal de Sinaloa Lucero Guadalupe Sánchez López. La exdiputada, quien fuera vinculada con Joaquín "el Chapo" Guzmán, fue detenida ayer, miércoles 21 de junio de 2017, por autoridades migratorias de Estados Unidos cuando pretendía ingresar a San Diego (California). EFE/STR

“No Guacamole For Immigrant Haters”: the experience of a street artist painting the border in Arizona

 06/19/2017 - 10:52
Harriet Wood, “Hazard” es una artista urbana que dejó su obra solidaria plasmada en las paredes de Ajo, Arizona. Foto suministrada. 
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While hate seems to rise up across the world, the border town Ajo fights for hope through art

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 10:30am
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Harriet Wood, "Hazard" is an urban artist who left her work of solidarity embodied in the walls of Ajo, Arizona. Photo supplied.

[OP-ED]: La “N-word” y otros sinsentidos del Apartheid en América

 06/19/2017 - 09:11
Una Banca afuera de la Corte Suprema, en Ciudad del Cabo, Sudáfrica, recuerda el pasado que la mayoría de sudafricanos intentan superar para que no afecte su presente ni su futuro. Linn Washington
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Donald Trump lanzó su atrevida pero finalmente exitosa campaña para la presidencia de Estados Unidos en junio del 2015 con un discurso intolerante contra los mexicanos, en particular, y contra los latinos en general.

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Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:15am
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Una Banca afuera de la Corte Suprema, en Ciudad del Cabo, Sudáfrica, recuerda el pasado que la mayoría de sudafricanos intentan superar para que no afecte su presente ni su futuro. Linn Washington

Desperation and hope along Mexico's wall

 06/13/2017 - 05:41
A man on the United States side talks to a relative on the Mexican side at the border fence between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. EPA/JASON SZENES

 For human rights organization Amnesty International, Trump's proposed border wall - which even some members of the Border Patrol fail to see as an effective barrier - will only enrich criminal organizations involved in extorting money from immigrants on the Mexican side.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 5:30am
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A man on the United States side talks to a relative on the Mexican side at the border fence between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. EPA/JASON SZENES

Mexico-US border counts deadly toll- "His body was handed over to us in pieces"

 06/13/2017 - 05:13
United States Border Patrol (USBP) agents stand beside a raft, reportedly used by people to cross the river, under the bridge along the Rio Grande River near Rio Grande City, Texas, USA, 01 March 2017. EPA/LARRY W. SMITH

In the context of expansion of organized crime in Mexico, migrants have become easy targets, as they are more visible, easily identifiable as migrants and, in many cases, they walk on a predetermined route. At least 400 immigrants were killed on their way from Central America to the US in 2015.  

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 4:45am
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United States Border Patrol (USBP) agents stand beside a raft, reportedly used by people to cross the river, under the bridge along the Rio Grande River near Rio Grande City, Texas, USA, 01 March 2017. EPA/LARRY W. SMITH

"I used Venezuela as a launch pad to emigrate:" Cuban doctor's quest for freedom

 06/13/2017 - 04:13
A file picture showing a classic car with the flag of the USA passing by the Office of US interests in Cuba, in Havana, Cuba, July 20, 2015. EPA/ERNESTO MASTRASCUSA

The bid to escape poverty in Cuba has left hundreds of Cuban deserters -the majority of them doctors- in an equally untenable position in Venezuela.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 3:30am
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A file picture showing a classic car with the flag of the USA passing by the Office of US interests in Cuba, in Havana, Cuba, July 20, 2015. EPA/ERNESTO MASTRASCUSA

[OP-ED]: The “N-word” And Other Apartheid Nonsense In America

 06/12/2017 - 09:23
Bench outside a Cape Town office of South Africa's Supreme Court reminding of the past that most South Africans do not want to pollute their present and future. LBW Photo
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Donald Trump launched his long shot but ultimately successful campaign for the U.S. presidency in June 2015 with a clearly bigoted barrage against Mexicans in particular and Latinos in general. 

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Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:15am
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Bench outside a Cape Town office of South Africa's Supreme Court reminding of the past that most South Africans do not want to pollute their present and future. LBW Photo

"Latinos Living Healthy" Cooking Series with Chef Ted Torres

 06/07/2017 - 18:23

There are healthy alternatives to fried foods that take no time to make!

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 5:45pm
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Chef Ted Torres started the "Latinos Living Healthy" cooking series at Independence Live sponsored by Independence Blue Cross and AL DIA News.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

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