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[OP-ED]: Trump could use a history lesson on NAFTA

 05/25/2017 - 14:05
Governor of the state of Washington (USA), Jay Inslee (c), considered today that the NAFTA should be renegotiated "without fear" and with "optimism", and positively valued the change of direction taken by the president of EE. Donald Trump. EFE
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 President Trump is an expert on some things. The North American Free Trade Agreement is not one of them.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:45pm
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Governor of the state of Washington (USA), Jay Inslee (c), considered today that the NAFTA should be renegotiated "without fear" and with "optimism", and positively valued the change of direction taken by the president of EE. Donald Trump. EFE

[OP-ED]: Trump necesita una clase de historia sobre el Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte

 05/25/2017 - 12:56
El gobernador del estado de Washington (EE.UU.), Jay Inslee (c), consideró hoy que el TLCAN debe renegociarse "sin miedo" y con "optimismo", y valoró positivamente el cambio de rumbo tomado por el presidente de EE.UU., Donald Trump. EFE
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El presidente Trump es experto en algunas cosas. El Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte (TLCAN) no es una de ellas.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:45pm
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El gobernador del estado de Washington (EE.UU.), Jay Inslee (c), consideró hoy que el TLCAN debe renegociarse "sin miedo" y con "optimismo", y valoró positivamente el cambio de rumbo tomado por el presidente de EE.UU., Donald Trump. EFE

[OP-ED]: Welcome to the information crisis

 05/22/2017 - 08:23
The media has given up the role of referee and suited up to play in the arena, it’s clear -- with the recent barrage of what the left considers major scoops and the right dismisses as “fake news” -- that the objective of this game is to destroy Trump. EFE
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These days, when friends ask how I’m doing, I give them an honest answer. I say, “I’m struggling.”

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 8:00am
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The media has given up the role of referee and suited up to play in the arena, it’s clear -- with the recent barrage of what the left considers major scoops and the right dismisses as “fake news” -- that the objective of this game is to destroy Trump. EFE

[OP-ED]: Bienvenidos a la crisis de información

 05/22/2017 - 08:19
Los medios han renunciado a su papel de árbitro y se han lanzado a jugar en la cancha, está claro—con el reciente aluvión de lo que la izquierda considera grandes primicias y la derecha desecha como “noticias falsas”—que el objetivo de este juego es destruir a Trump. EFE
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Hoy en día, cuando mis amigos me preguntan cómo me va, les doy una respuesta honesta: “Estoy luchando”.

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 8:00am
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Los medios han renunciado a su papel de árbitro y se han lanzado a jugar en la cancha, está claro—con el reciente aluvión de lo que la izquierda considera grandes primicias y la derecha desecha como “noticias falsas”—que el objetivo de este juego es destruir a Trump. EFE

Many arrests and few deportations

 05/18/2017 - 16:24
Source: https://www.ice.gov/

According to national analysis, arrests of undocumented immigrants have increased by 40% during the new administration, although not all are deported.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 4:15pm
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Muchos arrestos y pocas deportaciones

 05/18/2017 - 16:15
Fuente: https://www.ice.gov/

In Mexico, seeking solutions to stop the killing of journalists

 05/18/2017 - 03:56
Investigative journalists Lydia Cacho (L), and Enrique Osorno, during the presentation of a book on widespread impunity in the Aztec nation, "La ira de Mexico" (Mexico's Ire), in Mexico City, Mexico on May 17, 2017. EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez
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A total of 126 members of the media have been killed since 2000 in Mexico, one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists to work.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 3:45am
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Investigative journalists Lydia Cacho (L), and Enrique Osorno, during the presentation of a book on widespread impunity in the Aztec nation, "La ira de Mexico" (Mexico's Ire), in Mexico City, Mexico on May 17, 2017. EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez

Big Texas cities to sue state over recent law prohibiting sanctuary cities

 05/17/2017 - 03:41
Lawmakers representing the cities of Austin, El Paso and Dallas, and representatives for Houston and San Antonio, during a press conference before the Texas capitol, in Austin, Texas, United States on May 16, 2017. EFE/ALEX SEGURA

The new law ratified by Gov. Greg Abbott allows law enforcement officers to ask legally detained or arrested people for their the immigration status and punishes officials who refuse to cooperate with federal immigration agencies, including ICE.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 3:30am
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Lawmakers representing the cities of Austin, El Paso and Dallas, and representatives for Houston and San Antonio, during a press conference before the Texas capitol, in Austin, Texas, United States on May 16, 2017. EFE/ALEX SEGURA

Tony Vargas: el senador latino que lucha por los derechos de los "Dreamers" en Nebraska

 05/16/2017 - 09:40
Nacido en EEUU de padres inmigrantes peruanos,  el senador de Omaha Tony Vargas es el artífice de una resolución de ley para proteger el estatus legal de los beneficiarios del programa DACA en el estado de Nebraska.

Hijo de inmigrantes peruanos,  el senador por Omaha Tony Vargas es el artífice de una resolución de ley aprobada el pasado lunes para proteger el estatus legal de los 3,300 inmigrantes ilegales amparados por el programa DACA que viven hoy en Nebraska.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 9:30am
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Nacido en EEUU de padres inmigrantes peruanos,  el senador de Omaha Tony Vargas es el artífice de una resolución de ley para proteger el estatus legal de los beneficiarios del programa DACA en el estado de Nebraska.

[OP-ED]: Will robots dis-employ us all?

 05/11/2017 - 10:11
The robots won’t steal all our jobs, because their efficiencies will create more purchasing power for other spending or new products that require human involvement and oversight. For proof, consider smartphones. In 2012, they had created nearly 500,000 jobs for “mobile apps,” up from zero in 2007.
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 We have yet another study that debunks the widespread notion that robots -- and other forms of automation, including “artificial intelligence” -- will destroy our jobs and lead to a future of permanently high unemployment. According to the study, that would completely rewrite history, which has shown job creation to be an enduring strength of the U.S. economy.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 10:00am
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The robots won’t steal all our jobs, because their efficiencies will create more purchasing power for other spending or new products that require human involvement and oversight. For proof, consider smartphones. In 2012, they had created nearly 500,000 jobs for “mobile apps,” up from zero in 2007.

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