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[OP-ED]: Mbappé: present of Monaco and future of France

 05/19/2017 - 15:59
Kylian Mbappé who was born on December the 20th of 1988 showed his great speed and ability to score in the Under-19 European Cup held in Germany in 2016. Monaco’s striker led France to the championship, scoring five goals in five contests. EFE
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No European soccer player has improved in one year as much as French forward Kylian Mbappé (l), who was born in Paris less than 20 years ago. The young striker has led Monaco to its best season ever. 

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 3:45pm
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Kylian Mbappé who was born on December the 20th of 1988 showed his great speed and ability to score in the Under-19 European Cup held in Germany in 2016. Monaco’s striker led France to the championship, scoring five goals in five contests. EFE

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. 

Crónica de un paseo por La Habana

 05/17/2017 - 11:54
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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Navegar el abismo cultural de un país que alguna vez estuvo fuera del alcance de los turistas estadounidenses puede ser complejo, pero gracias al descongelamiento de las relaciones, ahora podemos disfrutar de la magia caribeña de Cuba.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 11:45am
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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. 

[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]: Paulo Dybala: The Emerging Argentinean Jewel

 05/05/2017 - 15:13
Juventus player Paulo Dybala (l) fights the ball with Monaco's Tiemoue Bakayoko (r) during a game for one of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals between Monaco and Juventus at the Luis II stadium of Monaco (Monaco). EFE
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There is no doubt. In Argentina, just by looking at the qualifying South American standings for the 2018 Russia World Cup people get nervous. The white and light blue squad ranks fifth with 22 points behind Brazil, Colombia, Uruguay and Chile.

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Friday, May 5, 2017 - 3:00pm
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Juventus player Paulo Dybala (l) fights the ball with Monaco's Tiemoue Bakayoko (r) during a game for one of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals between Monaco and Juventus at the Luis II stadium of Monaco (Monaco). EFE

Se calientan motores de cara al campeonato de fútbol entre comunidades

 04/18/2017 - 17:33
El año pasado, el equipo de Costa de Marfil derrotó a la escuadra de Liberia en Citizens Bank Park para ganar el primer torneo.
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Las inscripciones para participar en este campeonato están abiertas desde el pasado jueves hasta el próximo 5 de mayo. 

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 5:30pm
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El año pasado, el equipo de Costa de Marfil derrotó a la escuadra de Liberia en Citizens Bank Park para ganar el primer torneo.

[OP-ED]: Finally FIFA succeeds with instant video review

 03/31/2017 - 15:46
German referee Felix Zwayer (r) during an international friendly match against Spain at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, near Paris (France). EFE
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Geoff Hurst’ goal in the championship game of the 1966 World Cup or Diego Maradona’s hand score in the 1986 World Cup. Without going that far in time everybody remembers Sergio Ramos’ goal in an offside position in the last Champions League final contest or, less than a month ago the penalty kick awarded to Barcelona for a non-existing foul on Luis Suárez by a Paris Saint-Germain defender…

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:30pm
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German referee Felix Zwayer (r) during an international friendly match against Spain at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, near Paris (France). EFE

Hope is not Lost

 03/29/2017 - 22:49
James Rodriguez after scoring a goal in last years Copa America Centenario. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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With four games left, can Colombia capture a place in the 2018 World Cup?

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:45pm
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James Rodriguez after scoring a goal in last years Copa America Centenario.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

What a Messi!!!

 03/28/2017 - 16:08
Lionel Messi during his World Cup qualifier game against Chile. Photo: EFE

Colombian coffee inspires banana growers to reclaim land lost to violence

 03/21/2017 - 18:48
A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.
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The Banana Growers Association of Colombia (Augura) is applying a strategy to restore Uraba, the country's principal producer of the fruit and a region stigmatized by violence.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:45pm
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A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.

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