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[OP-ED]: Why polarization is now so deep

 06/20/2017 - 16:09
El congresista Steve Scalise, representante por Luisiana y tercer republicano de mayor rango en la Cámara de Representantes de EE.UU., se encuentra en "estado crítico", según informó hoy el hospital en el que fue ingresado tras el tiroteo en en el Parque- Estadio Eugene Simpson, en Alexandria, Virginia EFE
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Wednesday’s shooting at a congressional baseball practice was a ghastly example of the political polarization that is ripping this country apart. Political scientists have shown that Congress is more divided than at any time since the end of Reconstruction.

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Congressman Steve Scalise, a representative for Louisiana and the third-ranking Republican in the US House of Representatives, is in "critical condition," according to the hospital where he was admitted after the shooting in the Park - Stadium Eugene Simpson in Alexandria, Virginia. EFE

[OP-ED]: Our society is splitting apart at the seams

 06/19/2017 - 17:21
Members of an FBI Evidence Response Team work on the scene of a shootout at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. EFE
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Here are some “offenses” that can get you killed by a hate crime these days in America the Broken:

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 4:45pm
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Members of an FBI Evidence Response Team work on the scene of a shootout at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. EFE

Desperation and hope along Mexico's wall

 06/13/2017 - 05:41
A man on the United States side talks to a relative on the Mexican side at the border fence between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. EPA/JASON SZENES

 For human rights organization Amnesty International, Trump's proposed border wall - which even some members of the Border Patrol fail to see as an effective barrier - will only enrich criminal organizations involved in extorting money from immigrants on the Mexican side.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 5:30am
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A man on the United States side talks to a relative on the Mexican side at the border fence between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. EPA/JASON SZENES

Focusing on women's heart health at the American Heart Association's "Latina Luncheon"

 06/11/2017 - 21:49
Hundreds of women participated in the American Heart Association's "Latina Luncheon" at Taller Puertorriqueño   Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/ AL DIA News
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National movement to end heart disease and stroke in women by empowering them to take control of their health

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Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 9:30pm
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Hundreds of women participated in the American Heart Association's "Latina Luncheon" at Taller Puertorriqueño   Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/ AL DIA News

[OP-ED]: The real costs of social media

 06/08/2017 - 09:29
The Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Vera Jourová, offered a press conference in Brussels (Belgium). 59% of a total of 2,575 "hate messages" identified on Facebook, Twitter, Google and Microsoft have been withdrawn in the last year, under a code of conduct signed between these companies and the European Commission (EC) to combat Racism and xenophobia in the network, Jourová announced. EFE
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In the wake of the deadly London attacks, Facebook made yet another statement in which it reaffirmed its desire to be a force for good and not a platform for hatred.

 

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The Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Vera Jourová, offered a press conference in Brussels (Belgium). 59% of a total of 2,575 "hate messages" identified on Facebook, Twitter, Google and Microsoft have been withdrawn in the last year, under a code of conduct signed between these companies and the European Commission (EC) to combat Racism and xenophobia in the network, Jourová announced. EFE

Jaime Espinal, the New Wrestling Superstar Comes from Puerto Rico

 06/08/2017 - 04:47
Puerto Rican Olympic wrestler Jaime Espinal (L), during a training session in San Juan, Puerto Rico. EFE/Jorge J. Muñiz
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Puerto Rican Olympic wrestler Jaime Espinal, who won a silver medal at the 2012 London Games, this week will fulfill his dream of participating in a World Wrestling Entertainment event.

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Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 4:30am
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Puerto Rican Olympic wrestler Jaime Espinal (L), during a training session in San Juan, Puerto Rico. EFE/Jorge J. Muñiz

One for All?: Trump calls for unity in the Arab region after Qatar freeze out

 06/07/2017 - 04:05
US President Donald J. Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi  opening the World Center for Countering Extremist Thought in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 21 May 2017. EPA/SAUDI PRESS AGENCY HANDOUT
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In a series of tweets, Trump said recent trip to Middle East prompted Saudi Arabia and four other countries to break diplomatic relations with Qatar, arguing the small energy -rich emirate is financing Islamic terrorism.

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US President Donald J. Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi  opening the World Center for Countering Extremist Thought in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 21 May 2017. EPA/SAUDI PRESS AGENCY HANDOUT

Atentado Terrorista en London Bridge: al menos 7 muertos, 48 heridos

 06/04/2017 - 09:04
Police units at London Bridge after reports of a incident involving a van hitting pedestrian on London Bridge, Central London, Britain, 04 June 2017. EPA/WILL OLIVER
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Trump reacciona a ataques en Londres pidiendo un nuevo veto migratorio

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Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 8:45am
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Unidades de policía patrullan en las inmediaciones de London Bridge después de que una furgoneta invadiera a los transeúntes en el puente de la capital británica, el sábado por la noche. EPA/WILL OLIVER

London Bridge Attack: death toll in terrorist act rises to 7

 06/04/2017 - 08:53
Police units at London Bridge after reports of a incident involving a van hitting pedestrian on London Bridge, Central London, Britain, 04 June 2017. EPA/WILL OLIVER
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President Donald Trump reacted quickly to reports of the terror attack in London by urging to be smart, vigilant and tough and impose a travel ban.

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Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 8:45am
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Police units at London Bridge after reports of a incident involving a van hitting pedestrian on London Bridge, Central London, Britain, 04 June 2017. EPA/WILL OLIVER

Kate del Castillo: "Cinema builds bridges instead of putting up walls"

 06/01/2017 - 05:53
Mexican actress Kate del Castillo (L) and Spanish actor Miguel Angel Silvestre present the candidacies for the Platino Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States, May 31, 2017. EFE/Jerod Harris
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Mexican-born actress Kate del Castillo, star of the highly successful Telemundo telenovela "La reina del sur", believes Platino Prizes are a unique occasion to bring together Ibero-American film professionals.

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Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 5:45am
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Mexican actress Kate del Castillo (L) and Spanish actor Miguel Angel Silvestre present the candidacies for the Platino Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States, May 31, 2017. EFE/Jerod Harris