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Latin America doubles students in higher education, but inequality persists

 05/18/2017 - 06:02
 Students during a public event in Mexico City, Mexico, on May 3, 2017. EFE/Jorge Nuñez

The increase in students, who currently number 20 million in the region, has benefited Latin America in terms of young people coming from lower and medium socioeconomic environments. But challenges persist, including the high dropout rate and the connections to the labor market, according to World Bank report.

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 Students during a public event in Mexico City, Mexico, on May 3, 2017. EFE/Jorge Nuñez

Donald Trump: Media treating me worse than any politician in history

 05/18/2017 - 04:10
US President Donald J. Trump gestures after arriving on the South Lawn of the White House by Marine One in Washington, DC, USA, 17 May 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
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President Donald Trump went into defensive mode on Wednesday against his "critics" and the media, while the Senate increased pressure on the White House to obtain responses about the president's controversial relationship with former FBI Director James Comey and the investigation he was leading into Russian involvement in the November election.

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US President Donald J. Trump gestures after arriving on the South Lawn of the White House by Marine One in Washington, DC, USA, 17 May 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Deportation deferred, Mexican woman fights for undocumented immigrants in US

 05/13/2017 - 04:53
Deportation deferred, Mexican immigrant Jeanette Vizguerra for undocumented immigrants in US.

An undocumented Mexican woman, considered by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2017, left the church in the United States on Friday where she sought sanctuary three months ago, now that immigration authorities have given her a two-year stay of deportation.

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Deportation deferred, Mexican immigrant Jeanette Vizguerra for undocumented immigrants in US. 
File photo showing Jeanette Vizguerra (R), in Denver, United States on Feb. 15, 2017. EFE/Todd Pierson

Police officer who shot down African-American teenager in Texas is dismissed

 05/03/2017 - 04:14
Fifteen-year-old Jordan Edwards who was shot and killed in a vehicle by a Balch Springs, Texas police officer at the scene of a reported party at a home in Balch Springs, Texas, USA, 29 April 2017. EPA/MERRITT LAW FIRM /
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The Balch Springs Police Department, Texas, USA, on Tuesday dismissed the police officer who shot at a vehicle and killed an unarmed African-American teenager last weekend.

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Fifteen-year-old Jordan Edwards who was shot and killed in a vehicle by a Balch Springs, Texas police officer at the scene of a reported party at a home in Balch Springs, Texas, USA, 29 April 2017. EPA/MERRITT LAW FIRM /

A Philadelphia Public School Among the Top 500 in the Country

 04/26/2017 - 13:30
At least 17 high school educational institutions attached to the Philadelphia School District appear in the US News & World Report ranking.
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According to a US News & World Report, the Julia R. Masterman High School is ranked 51st among the highest quality public education institutions.

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At least 17 high school educational institutions attached to the Philadelphia School District appear in the US News & World Report ranking.

University of Miami Bids on New Opportunities for Latino Students

 04/03/2017 - 03:32
Young student Chantal Newallo (2R) from Trinidad and Tobago speaks after receiving the Payless ShoeSource undergraduate scholarship, in San Jose, Costa Rica on Mar. 30, 2017. EFE/Jeffrey Arguedas.
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The University of Miami presented Friday in Costa Rica a scholarship program with which it seeks to offer new development opportunities for students from Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Young student Chantal Newallo (2R) from Trinidad and Tobago speaks after receiving the Payless ShoeSource undergraduate scholarship, in San Jose, Costa Rica on Mar. 30, 2017. EFE/Jeffrey Arguedas.

Immigrant population in Lancaster improves business sector

 12/01/2016 - 12:54
A diverse group of business professionals gather at a meet and greet. Photo courtesy: ThinkStock