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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. 

More than 200 members of LGBT community killed in Mexico over three-year period

 05/18/2017 - 06:14
File photo showing LGBT community supporters marching during the 38th LGBT pride parade in Mexico City, Mexico on Jun. 25, 2016. EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez

Gay men are often targeted by robbers, with gangs even specializing in this type of crime. The modus operandi is for the criminal to seduce the person either in person or via Internet and then, once inside the victim's home, to steal his belongings and kill him.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:00am
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File photo showing LGBT community supporters marching during the 38th LGBT pride parade in Mexico City, Mexico on Jun. 25, 2016. EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez

La nueva telenovela de Ariadne Díaz es un homenaje a los Latinos de EEUU

 05/08/2017 - 07:28
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"La doble vida de Estela Carrillo", que se estrena este lunes por Univision, cuenta la historia de una indocumentada que llega a California con su hija y asume una identidad falsa para pretender que tiene documentos legales poder trabajar en el país.

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Monday, May 8, 2017 - 6:45am
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Ariadne Diaz's New Telenovela is a tribute to Latinos in the US

 05/08/2017 - 07:01
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El Divo de Juárez: Florida judge asks to verify if will left by Juan Gabriel is authentic

 04/28/2017 - 05:34
Mexican song idol Juan Gabriel. Photo: Wikimedia
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Beloved Mexican song idol named just one heir, but two unrecognized children are mounting legal challenge, as reported in El País.

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Friday, April 28, 2017 - 5:30am
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Mexican song idol Juan Gabriel. Photo: Wikimedia

[OP-ED]: Am I Latino Enough?

 04/26/2017 - 13:45
The Puerto Rican identity in America, ingrained but lost amongst younger generations.
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How has the assimilation of first generation immigrants impacted their children and grandchildren? Younger Latinos are now faced with the task of finding themselves between their American and Native culture identities. 

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:30pm
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The Puerto Rican identity in America, ingrained but lost amongst younger generations.

Attacks in Paris: when terrorism is the best political campaign

 04/21/2017 - 12:02
Some people place a poster in which you can read 'All my heart with the police. Vive la France', in the place where a policeman was killed last night during a jihadist attack on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in Paris (France). EFE / Christophe Petit Tesson
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In the most critical moment of French democracy, terrorism is once again the driving force behind the electoral machinery.

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 11:30am
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Some people place a poster in which you can read 'All my heart with the police. Vive la France', in the place where a policeman was killed last night during a jihadist attack on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in Paris (France). EFE / Christophe Petit Tesson

Eduardo “Lalo” Sánchez: the mask maker without borders

 04/19/2017 - 11:27
To talk with Sánchez about wrestling is to spend hours listening to anecdotes and details of a sport that drags the masses worldwide. Photo: Juan Antonio Rodríguez
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The mystical power that many attribute to the masks of the fighters begins in the patient hands of a seamstress who has dedicated his life to give a face to the Mexican superheroes.

 

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:15pm
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To talk with Sánchez about wrestling is to spend hours listening to anecdotes and details of a sport that drags the masses worldwide. Photo: Juan Antonio Rodríguez

[OP-ED]: Book focuses on why we need power -- and how to get it

 04/18/2017 - 08:30
Liu’s latest act of courage and belief is that he has written an important book on a topic -- power -- that Americans need to understand better. He has a message for us. And we’d be wise to listen.
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At America’s core, you’ll find two competing beliefs about citizen power. On the one hand, Americans cherish the idea that one person can create social change. But there is also the sense that -- to quote Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders -- the game is rigged.

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Liu’s latest act of courage and belief is that he has written an important book on a topic -- power -- that Americans need to understand better. He has a message for us. And we’d be wise to listen.

[OP-ED]: Libro se centra en necesidad del poder—y cómo obtenerlo

 04/18/2017 - 08:27
El último acto de valor y convicción de Liu es que escribió un importante libro sobre un tema—el poder—que los estadounidenses debe entender mejor. Tiene un mensaje para nosotros. Y sería sensato escucharlo.
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En el corazón de los Estados Unidos, encontramos dos ideas contradictorias sobre el poder del ciudadano. Por un lado, los estadounidenses valoran la noción de que una persona pueda crear un cambio social. Pero también existe la creencia de que—para citar a Donald Trump y Bernie Sanders—el juego está amañado.

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El último acto de valor y convicción de Liu es que escribió un importante libro sobre un tema—el poder—que los estadounidenses debe entender mejor. Tiene un mensaje para nosotros. Y sería sensato escucharlo.

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