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Hola, Verano

 06/20/2017 - 12:17
El verano despierta la nostalgia de vacaciones pasadas. Fuente: pixabay.com
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El 21 de junio marca el inicio del verano en el hemisferio norte. Para muchos niños, significa también el comienzo de las vacaciones escolares. Algunos se irán a la playa, otros de campamentos, otros viajarán a otro país para aprender idiomas. Que mejor momento que la llegada del calor para dejarse llevar por la nostalgia de los primeros veranos. ¿Cuál fue su verano favorito?

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:45am
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El verano despierta la nostalgia de vacaciones pasadas. Fuente: pixabay.com

David Grossman becomes first Israeli writer to win Man Booker prize

 06/15/2017 - 04:26
Author David Grossman from Israel poses for photographs after being announced the winner of the 'Man Booker International Prize 2017' for his novel 'A Horse Walks Into A Bar' during a ceremony at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Britain, 14 June 2017. EPA/WILL OLIVER
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The 63-year-old author is known for his opposition to Israel's occupation of Palestinian territories and his support of the peace process. His son Uri was killed fighting in the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah conflict.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 4:15am
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Author David Grossman from Israel poses for photographs after being announced the winner of the 'Man Booker International Prize 2017' for his novel 'A Horse Walks Into A Bar' during a ceremony at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Britain, 14 June 2017. EPA/WILL OLIVER

Luis Fonsi mantiene su dominio en las listas de Billboard con Despacito

 06/13/2017 - 12:14
El cantante puertorriqueño Luis Fonsi participa en una rueda de prensa. EFE/Sáshenka Gutiérrez
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El cantante y compositor puertorriqueño Luis Fonsi sigue dominando en las listas de las canciones más populares de Billboard con "Despacito", que cuenta con la participación especial del artista urbano Daddy Yankee.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 12:15pm
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El cantante puertorriqueño Luis Fonsi participa en una rueda de prensa. EFE/Sáshenka Gutiérrez

Local business get together to support Covenant House of Pennsylvania

 06/13/2017 - 11:16
The 12th Annual Night of Broadway Stars raised money in support of the Covenant house of Pennsylvania. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Helping young people in Philadelphia go from homelessness to hope

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 10:30am
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The 12th Annual Night of Broadway Stars raised money in support of the Covenant house of Pennsylvania.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

"Madre Solo Hay Una": A Selection of Latino Books about Mums

 06/05/2017 - 06:07
Reading Nazario's book, winner of a Pulitzer prize, is a good way to explore the role of mothers in Latino culture.
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Mothers, "mamás", have a very special role in Latino culture

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Monday, June 5, 2017 - 5:45am
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Reading Nazario's book, winner of a Pulitzer prize, is a good way to explore the role of mothers in Latino culture.

Putin: "We Are Ready to Talk with Trump"

 06/02/2017 - 02:41
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with heads of international news agencies on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum at the Konstantinovsky Palace in Strelna, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, 01 June 2017. EPA/ALEXEI DRUZHININ / SPUTNIK / KREMLIN / POOL

This week, Vladmir Putin, President of Russia, gave an interview with a pool of international journalists, in which he said that the policy of sanctions towards Cuba only worked to punish the Cubans, and that Obama was on the right path.

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Friday, June 2, 2017 - 2:30am
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with heads of international news agencies on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum at the Konstantinovsky Palace in Strelna, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, 01 June 2017. EPA/ALEXEI DRUZHININ / SPUTNIK / KREMLIN / POOL

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

[OP-ED]: “Vendepatrias”

 05/31/2017 - 15:13
Son Rubio (foto) y Díaz-Balart los que han jugado un papel central en los planes de la Casa Blanca al vender sus votos a favor del desastroso Trumpcare y los nominados por Trump al Gabinete a cambio de la promesa del presidente de apretar la mano con Cuba. Archivo
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Estas últimas semanas hemos presenciado la reaparición de una especie repugnante conocida como “vendepatrias” en todo su repulsivo esplendor.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 11:45am
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Son Rubio (foto) y Díaz-Balart los que han jugado un papel central en los planes de la Casa Blanca al vender sus votos a favor del desastroso Trumpcare y los nominados por Trump al Gabinete a cambio de la promesa del presidente de apretar la mano con Cuba. Archivo

[OP-ED]: “Vendepatrias”

 05/31/2017 - 14:24
It is Rubio (image) and Díaz-Balart who have played a key role in the White House plans by selling their votes for the disastrous Trumpcare and Trump’s Cabinet nominees in exchange for a tougher policy toward Cuba. File
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These last few weeks we have witnessed a rather repugnant species that respond to the name of “vendepatrias” coming out of the woodwork in all its sickening splendor. 

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 11:45am
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It is Rubio (image) and Díaz-Balart who have played a key role in the White House plans by selling their votes for the disastrous Trumpcare and Trump’s Cabinet nominees in exchange for a tougher policy toward Cuba. File

Demonstrators gather at Texas Capitol to protest law prohibiting "sanctuary cities" in the state.

 05/30/2017 - 02:56
Demonstrators gather at Texas' Capitol, to protest a recently-passed law prohibiting "sanctuary cities" in the state, in Austin, United States, May 29, 2017. EFE/Alex Segura

About 1,000 demonstrators arrived from Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Arizona, North Carolina, New Mexico, Maryland and Virginia and protested with other Texas organizations to express their disagreement with SB4, which allows local authorities to question the immigration status of people who, for example, are detained or arrested for a traffic violation.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 2:45am
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Demonstrators gather at Texas' Capitol, to protest a recently-passed law prohibiting "sanctuary cities" in the state, in Austin, United States, May 29, 2017. EFE/Alex Segura