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Brazil's Odebrecht to pay $2.6bn fine for corruption

 04/18/2017 - 04:53
Odebrecht headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Dec. 22, 2016. EFE/SEBASTIAO MOREIRA

The US charged Odebrecht with bribery in 12 countries in Latin America, with some bribes flowing through US banks.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 4:45am
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Odebrecht headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Dec. 22, 2016. EFE/SEBASTIAO MOREIRA

Whatever happened to Trump's tax returns?

 04/17/2017 - 01:02
Protesters in Philly were searching for the President's tax returns
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Local protesters wanted to know the status of the President's tax returns. 

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Protesters in Philly were searching for the President's tax returns

Mexican journalist seeking asylum in the US held for more than two months

 04/12/2017 - 03:21
Photograph of a State Police van in front of the facilities of the weekly Zeta, on Monday, April 10, 2017, in Tijuana, Mexico. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) today requested the Baja California state government to implement protective measures for officers, employees and facilities of the weekly magazine Zeta in the face of alleged threats from organized crime. EFE / Joebeth Terriquez
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Lawyer of reporter Martín Méndez says his detention reflects new Trump's policy is targeting all Mexicans.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 3:15am
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Photograph of a State Police van in front of the facilities of the weekly Zeta, on Monday, April 10, 2017, in Tijuana, Mexico. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) today requested the Baja California state government to implement protective measures for officers, employees and facilities of the weekly magazine Zeta in the face of alleged threats from organized crime. EFE / Joebeth Terriquez

In California, José goes with an accent mark on the "e"- by law

 03/31/2017 - 05:50
Thousands of Spanish names in California have been Americanized. Ramirez should be written with an accent on the "i". Photo: Los Angeles Revisited

A Latino assemblyman has introduced a bill that would allow diacritical marks on Spanish names in official registers

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Thousands of Spanish names in California have been Americanized. Ramirez should be written with an accent on the "i". Photo: Los Angeles Revisited

Senators confirm they will question Trump's son-in-law in Russia probe

 03/30/2017 - 04:09
Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Republican Richard Burr (R) and ranking member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Democrat Mark Warner (L) hold a news conference on the committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 29 March 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
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The heads of the Senate Intelligence Committee confirmed Wednesday that they will question Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of President Donald Trump, in their investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 elections and Moscow's possible links with the magnate's campaign.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 4:00am
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Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Republican Richard Burr (R) and ranking member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Democrat Mark Warner (L) hold a news conference on the committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 29 March 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Thousands march in Dominican Republic against Odebrecht corruption

 03/27/2017 - 04:10
Thousands of Dominicans march against corruption and impunity in Santiago, in the Dominican Republic, on March 26, 2017, to support an initiative calling for the prosecution of those involved in taking $92 million in bribes from Brazil's Odebrecht construction firm. EFE / Luis Tavarez
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Thousands of people demonstrated Sunday in the northern Dominican province of Santiago to demand that officials involved in taking bribes from Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht be brought to trial.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 4:00am
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Thousands of Dominicans march against corruption and impunity in Santiago, in the Dominican Republic, on March 26, 2017, to support an initiative calling for the prosecution of those involved in taking $92 million in bribes from Brazil's Odebrecht construction firm. EFE / Luis Tavarez

Serious Accusations: FBI confirms probe of Trump campaign's Russia ties

 03/21/2017 - 03:10
FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Select Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian active measures during the 2016 election campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 20 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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The FBI director confirmed Monday that his agency is investigating possible collusion between the United States President"s campaign and the Russian government to influence the 2016 US presidential election.

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FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Select Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian active measures during the 2016 election campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 20 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

The unarmed Latinos killed by police in 2015

 08/10/2015 - 17:05
Ruben Garcia Villalpando was one of three unarmed Mexican nationals killed by the police in February, 2015. Villalpando did not obey the officer's orders to remain still, and was shot twice in the chest with his hands on his head. Screenshot from the Grapevine, Tex., police dashcam video.

To date, at least 16 of the 105 Latino victims were not carrying a deadly weapon.

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Ruben Garcia Villalpando was one of three unarmed Mexican nationals killed by the police in February, 2015. Villalpando did not obey the officer's orders to remain still, and was shot twice in the chest with his hands on his head. Screenshot from the Grapevine, Tex., police dashcam video.