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[OP-ED]: Truth has become useless in Venezuela

 04/25/2017 - 14:25
“Five people have been shot in separate incidents near protests but under unclear circumstances. One of these victims was shot by an alleged opposition supporter from a high-rise building, although the perpetrator’s political affiliation is yet to be confirmed,” Bothroyd Rojas added. “Nine protesters appear to have died as a result of their own actions (at least nine were electrocuted in the recent looting of a bakery).”
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The crisis in Venezuela is grave and complicated, which makes the OAS’ Secretary General Luis Almagro’s consuming obsession with Venezuela not only strange and counterproductive, but totally inadmissible.

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“Five people have been shot in separate incidents near protests but under unclear circumstances. One of these victims was shot by an alleged opposition supporter from a high-rise building, although the perpetrator’s political affiliation is yet to be confirmed,” Bothroyd Rojas added. “Nine protesters appear to have died as a result of their own actions (at least nine were electrocuted in the recent looting of a bakery).”

El Intermediario del Che

 04/25/2017 - 11:04
Juan Martin Guevara, hermano del 'Che' durante la presentacion de 'Mi hermano el Che'. Foto: Casa América, Barcelona.
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Coincidiendo con el 50 aniversario de la muerte del Che, el hermano menor del líder revolucionario, Juan Martín Guevara,  publica Mi hermano el Che, un libro de recuerdos familiares que humaniza y reactualiza al gran mito revolucionario de la izquierda.

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Juan Martin Guevara, hermano del 'Che' durante la presentacion de 'Mi hermano el Che'. Foto: Casa América, Barcelona.

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

[OP-ED]: “Latino Patriots” of the American Revolution… Donde Estan?

 04/14/2017 - 13:13
The Museum of the American Revolution is set to open to the public April 19th in Center City.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Latinos should not be excluded from a pivotal moment in the infancy of American history!

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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:45pm
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The Museum of the American Revolution is set to open to the public April 19th in Center City.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

How Cubans deal with the worst drought in a century

 04/10/2017 - 05:59
Two people filling containers with water at a neighbor's house, in the province of Ciego de Avila, Cuba on Apr. 3, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Ernesto
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Cuba is undergoing one of the worst droughts in over a century, which this year has principally struck the central regions of Ciego de Avila, Sancti Spiritus and Camaguey, where the critical state of the aquifers not only affects the population, but also agriculture, which has had to be shifted to dryland farming.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 6:00am
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Two people filling containers with water at a neighbor's house, in the province of Ciego de Avila, Cuba on Apr. 3, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Ernesto

Miami Invention Fair Showcases Latino Entrepreneurial Ingenuity

 04/10/2017 - 05:25
The "Maker Faire Miami," which will conclude on April 9, 2017, has transformed the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College (MDC), into a zone of experimentation, bringing together more than 150 exhibitors of all ages and backgrounds, from science students to adults with far-ranging imaginations. EFE/Jorge Ignacio Perez
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 A broad spectrum of curious minds and lovers of scientific exploration are attending a fair for independent creators held in Miami that is proving to be a showcase for creativity and inventiveness with a Latin American stamp.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 5:15am
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The "Maker Faire Miami," which will conclude on April 9, 2017, has transformed the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College (MDC), into a zone of experimentation, bringing together more than 150 exhibitors of all ages and backgrounds, from science students to adults with far-ranging imaginations. EFE/Jorge Ignacio Perez

[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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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

Top 5 de Artistas que debes estar escuchando esta semana

 03/28/2017 - 13:00
Buena Fe, Café Tacvba, Monsieur Periné, Perota Chingó y Catupecu Machu

Esta es la selección semanal de música que deberías estar escuchando, por AL DÍA News.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 12:45pm
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Buena Fe, Café Tacvba, Monsieur Periné, Perota Chingó y Catupecu Machu

Life in a Cuban Jail

 03/19/2017 - 14:54

For over a decade Stephen Purvis had been a pillar of Havana's expat community, one of many foreign businessmen investing in Cuba's crawl from Cold War communism towards modernity. But for reasons unknown to him he was also under State Security's microscope. One morning during the height of President Raúl Castro's purges in 2012, he was arrested and taken away into the absurd and brutal world of Cuban justice.

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 2:30pm
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In 2012,  a British businessman was arrested for unknown reasons and taken away into the absurd and brutal world of Cuban justice. 

Inside one of the prison buildings at Presidio Modelo, Isla de la Juventud, Cuba. Wikimedia/Commons

"20 years in Cuba is not the same as in the rest of the world", Alice de Andrade, filmmaker

 03/09/2017 - 19:50
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Brazilian filmmaker Alice de Andrade's 1993 documentary "Luna de miel" (Honeymoon) looked at young married couples in Cuba. Her new documentary "Veinte Años" (Twenty Years), presented on Thursday at the Miami International Film Festival, examines some of these people's lives more than two decades later.

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Friday, March 10, 2017 - 8:42am
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Brazilian filmmaker expresses her love for Cuba in new documentary
Brazilian filmmaker Alice de Andrade (R), next to Cuban Karla Berg, during an interview with EFE in Miami, United States on Mar. 9, 2017. EFE/Pablo Ramon

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