drones

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

Alta tecnología para más deportaciones

 06/26/2017 - 09:59
Huellas dactilares. Fuente: EFE/Javier Tormo

Trump's push to fund wall may be delayed to avoid government shutdown

 04/25/2017 - 03:04
United States Border Patrol (USBP) agents standing the near the 'Friendship Fence' between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. EFE/JASON SZENES
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President Donald Trump insisted on Monday in a pair of Twitter posts that the border wall with Mexico, the financing of which is an obstacle blocking a budget agreement to avoid a partial shutdown of the US government, is a "very important tool" for preventing the entry of illegal drugs into this country.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 2:45am
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United States Border Patrol (USBP) agents standing the near the 'Friendship Fence' between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. EFE/JASON SZENES

EEUU usó la "Madre de todas las bombas" sobre Afganistán

 04/13/2017 - 14:20
Esta es la bomba GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), un gigantesco proyectil de unas 10 toneladas de peso, diseñado para destruir complejos de cuevas y túneles subterráneos. Foto: EFE.
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Estados Unidos usó este jueves por primera vez en un conflicto la mayor bomba no-nuclear de su arsenal al arrojarla contra un complejo de túneles del Estado Islámico (EI) en la provincia de Nangarhar (Afganistán).
 

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Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 2:15pm
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Esta es la bomba GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), un gigantesco proyectil de unas 10 toneladas de peso, diseñado para destruir complejos de cuevas y túneles subterráneos. Foto: EFE.

Flying High

 11/20/2016 - 17:20
Drones can have very different uses, from military to health and medical uses like the one in the photo (it carries an automatic defibrillator). However, drug dealers in Panama are using them to smuggle cocaine from Colombia. EFE/David Fernández
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Colombia’s drug dealers are using drones to transport drugs to Panama. On Nov. 15, Colombian authorities confiscated one such vehicle, which they suspect was being used to ferry small shipments of cocaine from a jungle region in Colombia to the neighboring country. As reported in Quartz

 

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Monday, November 21, 2016 - 6:09am
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Drones can have very different uses, from military to health and medical uses like the one in the photo (it carries an automatic defibrillator). However, drug dealers in Panama are using them to smuggle cocaine from Colombia. EFE/David Fernández

Local union uses surveillance drones

 02/22/2016 - 17:46
Photo: Don McCullough. Licensed under (CC BY 2.0)

An International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers union local in Philadelphia now employs three surveillance drones

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Monday, February 22, 2016 - 5:30pm
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Butkovitz unveils plans for potential drone usage

 01/27/2016 - 14:45
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Earlier today, City Controller Alan Butkovitz announced as part of his ongoing efforts to explore how technology can be utilized to improve government functions, the idea of drone usage in order to inspect dangerous buildings in neighborhoods across the city of Philadelphia.

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 1:59pm
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Drone owners must register with aviation administration before flight

 01/25/2016 - 17:42
 
Photo: Don McCullough. Licensed under (CC BY 2.0)

So far, nearly 300,000 people have registered with Federal Aviation Administration after the agency required drone owners to make themselves known.

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Monday, January 25, 2016 - 4:52pm
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