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Colombian government investigates 3 theories on Bogota bombing

 06/19/2017 - 04:47
A person places a paper flower and a message for the victims of the June 17, 2017, attack at the Andino Mall, one of the most exclusive of the capital, in Bogota on June 18, 2017. The terrorist attack killed three people and wounded nine. EFE/MAURICIO DUENAS CASTANEDA
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Investigators are looking at three theories in connection with the bombing that killed three women, including a 23-year-old French citizen, in Bogota's most exclusive shopping center on Saturday.

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 4:45am
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A person places a paper flower and a message for the victims of the June 17, 2017, attack at the Andino Mall, one of the most exclusive of the capital, in Bogota on June 18, 2017. The terrorist attack killed three people and wounded nine. EFE/MAURICIO DUENAS CASTANEDA

Blood donation: an outstanding issue in Latin America

 06/15/2017 - 05:27
Mexican Azzarisha Duran donates blood, during the World Blood Donor Day in Mexico City, Mexico on June 14, 2017. EFE/Sashenka Gutiérrez
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Although in some European countries, like Switzerland, the blood donation rate is almost 100 percent, in Latin American nations it's just 33 percent.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:15am
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Mexican Azzarisha Duran donates blood, during the World Blood Donor Day in Mexico City, Mexico on June 14, 2017. EFE/Sashenka Gutiérrez

Vender Pupusas para Becar a Estudiantes Indocumentados

 05/31/2017 - 10:53
Placa del foodtruck So Good Pupusas (vía Twitter)
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Consciente de lo costosas que son las universidades en EEUU, Cecilia Polanco, nacida en California de padres inmigrantes, decidió montar un foodtruck especializado en las famosas tortillas salvadoreñas, cuyos beneficios se destinan a dar becas a los estudiantes indocumentados de North Carolina.  

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 10:00am
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Placa del foodtruck So Good Pupusas (vía Twitter)

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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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 6:00am
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 Students during a public event in Mexico City, Mexico, on May 3, 2017. EFE/Jorge Nuñez

Mexico's Drug War Reporter Javier Valdez shot dead in Sinaloa

 05/16/2017 - 04:29
Mexican journalist and author Javier Valdez during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico. EFE/Alex Cruz

More than Tacos: Mexican telenovela actor quits cameras, opens his own restaurant

 05/08/2017 - 06:02
Rodolfo Jiménez has left the cameras behind to be with his family and launch a new chapter in his life in Dallas, where he has opened a restaurant inspired by Mexican "lucha libre" freestyle wrestling. EFE/ALICIA PEREZ
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Rodolfo Jimenez, who has acted in more than 10 telenovelas and films and is also known for modeling and hosting TV shows on the top Hispanic networks, has opened a Mexican restaurant in Dallas which is also a museum of "Lucha Libre".

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Monday, May 8, 2017 - 5:45am
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Rodolfo Jiménez has left the cameras behind to be with his family and launch a new chapter in his life in Dallas, where he has opened a restaurant inspired by Mexican "lucha libre" freestyle wrestling. EFE/ALICIA PEREZ

[OP-ED]: How to laugh off the foolishness of Cinco de Mayo

 05/04/2017 - 08:25
Every May there is an increase in the ridiculousness of the costumes and advertising tie-ins for non-Hispanics to revel in -- and, perversely, it seems to coincide with how poorly actual Mexicans are treated in this country. File
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Last year at this time, Donald Trump loomed over a taco bowl at Trump Tower and tweeted out the message: “Happy #CincoDeMayo! The best taco bowls are made in Trump Tower Grill. I love Hispanics!”

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 8:00am
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Every May there is an increase in the ridiculousness of the costumes and advertising tie-ins for non-Hispanics to revel in -- and, perversely, it seems to coincide with how poorly actual Mexicans are treated in this country. File

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

80 Cuban doctors desert Venezuela, await US visas in Bogota

 04/18/2017 - 05:22
A group of Cuban doctors, in Bogota, Colombia on Apr. 16, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ
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Some 180 Cuban doctors, up to now part of their island's medical mission in Venezuela, have deserted that country and are now waiting in Bogota in hopes the United States will provide them with visas.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 5:15am
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A group of Cuban doctors, in Bogota, Colombia on Apr. 16, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ

These Latina Women are "a force to be reckoned with."

 04/12/2017 - 19:54
Women at the Top Awards honored six Latinas in Philly at the top of their careers. Pictured here: Honoree Alicia Kerber-Palma.
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AL DÍA News' Women at the Top Awards honored six Latina women who were making an impact on their communities around the city.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Womenen at the Top Awards honored six Latinas in Philly at the top of their careers. Pictured here: Honoree Alicia Kerber-Palma.