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Eliza Gonzalez:"it's not easy to be a Latina in Hollywood."

 06/26/2017 - 05:41
File photo of Mexican actress Eliza Gonzalez taken June 23, 2017; at age 27 she is on the point of premiering the movie "Baby Driver" and promises to become a real Hollywood star with "Alita: Battle Angel," produced by James Cameron. Emilio Naranjo/File

The promising Mexican actress, who is on the point of premiering the movie "Baby Driver", says the the key to success is to be consistent and have patience.

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Monday, June 26, 2017 - 5:30am
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File photo of Mexican actress Eliza Gonzalez taken June 23, 2017; at age 27 she is on the point of premiering the movie "Baby Driver" and promises to become a real Hollywood star with "Alita: Battle Angel," produced by James Cameron. Emilio Naranjo/File

No papers, no scholarship: Latino budding scientist becomes food truck chef

 06/20/2017 - 06:39
Dreamer Lorenzo Santillan in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. EFE/Beatriz Limon

After winning a prestigious robotics contest, Dreamer Lorenzo Santillan had the chance to become a scientist, but his immigration status kept him from getting a university scholarship and he had to find an alternative, which turned out to be a traveling food truck that he calls "Neither Here Nor There."

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 6:30am
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Dreamer Lorenzo Santillan in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. EFE/Beatriz Limon

[OP-ED]: Rather than heading to the silver screen, take a moment this summer to look inward

 06/16/2017 - 12:30
Try Michael Sandel’s “Justice: What’s the Right Thing To Do?,” which covers a wide range of thought provoking questions about civic life and describes the philosophical foundations for competing impulses. (The wonderful 12-hour Harvard lecture series is available to view on YouTube, as well.)
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 Last week, I packed my husband and two sons off to enjoy their much-anticipated viewing of the new superhero movie “Wonder Woman.”

I used to partake in such outings to the summer action blockbuster, but by the time “Wonder Woman” came out, I was already sick and tired of being browbeaten by countless feminine-power “hot takes” and “think pieces,” plus the inevitable reports of outrage.

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Try Michael Sandel’s “Justice: What’s the Right Thing To Do?,” which covers a wide range of thought provoking questions about civic life and describes the philosophical foundations for competing impulses. (The wonderful 12-hour Harvard lecture series is available to view on YouTube, as well.)

Mexican duo goes from undocumented immigrants to US music idols

 06/13/2017 - 06:13
Gabriel (L) and Martiniano Berrelleza (R), members of Los Cuates de Sinaloa, during an interview with EFE in Phoenix, Arizona, United States on June 9, 2017. EFE/Beatriz Limon

After leaving their native state of Sinaloa, Mexico, 20 years ago to head north across the border, the cousins Gabriel and Nano Berrelleza founded Los Cuates de Sinaloa, a Mexican "corrido" band that became one of the most popular of its kind on both sides of the border.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 6:00am
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Gabriel (L) and Martiniano Berrelleza (R), members of Los Cuates de Sinaloa, during an interview with EFE in Phoenix, Arizona, United States on June 9, 2017. EFE/Beatriz Limon

"I used Venezuela as a launch pad to emigrate:" Cuban doctor's quest for freedom

 06/13/2017 - 04:13
A file picture showing a classic car with the flag of the USA passing by the Office of US interests in Cuba, in Havana, Cuba, July 20, 2015. EPA/ERNESTO MASTRASCUSA

The bid to escape poverty in Cuba has left hundreds of Cuban deserters -the majority of them doctors- in an equally untenable position in Venezuela.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 3:30am
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A file picture showing a classic car with the flag of the USA passing by the Office of US interests in Cuba, in Havana, Cuba, July 20, 2015. EPA/ERNESTO MASTRASCUSA

World leaders as caricatures: the curious case of Winston Churchill

 06/12/2017 - 08:13
Brian Cox as Winston Churchill in the film directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. Photo: Cohen Media Group.
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It might not be a great movie – it most certainly is not –, but “Churchill” raises a question – perhaps the question – that every American citizen should be asking himself at this point in time: what does it mean to be “great”?

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Monday, June 12, 2017 - 8:00am
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Brian Cox as Winston Churchill in the film directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. Photo: Cohen Media Group.

Mexican actress commits to raising image of US Latinos

 06/12/2017 - 04:17
 Mexican actress Karyme Lozano. EFE/KARYME LOZANO
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 Mexican actress Karyme Lozano, who in a few months will join the cast of the popular Netflix series "Real Rob," remains committed to raising the image of US Latinos and rejects roles that she feels disparage her community.

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Monday, June 12, 2017 - 4:15am
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 Mexican actress Karyme Lozano. EFE/KARYME LOZANO

Salma Hayek on Trump: "I ask myself whether it's stupidity, malignity or greed"

 06/06/2017 - 03:45
Salma Hayek (d) y Connie Britton (i) en la película "Beatriz at Dinner", una comedia inteligente y ácida donde la mexicana encarna el papel de una sanadora de medicina alternativa, inmigrante, que choca con la soberbia y prepotencia de un magnate del mundo de los bienes raíces. EFE/Roadside Attractions

Together with Puerto Rican director Miguel Arteta, Hayek presented the Miami media with her latest film, "Beatriz at Dinner," a smart, tart comedy in which the Mexican plays the part of an immigrant alternative-medicine healer who comes up against the arrogance and self-importance of a real-estate magnate.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 3:30am
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Salma Hayek (d) y Connie Britton (i) en la película "Beatriz at Dinner", una comedia inteligente y ácida donde la mexicana encarna el papel de una sanadora de medicina alternativa, inmigrante, que choca con la soberbia y prepotencia de un magnate del mundo de los bienes raíces. EFE/Roadside Attractions

Fans bringing out their inner Superhero or Villian at the Wizard World Comic Convention

 06/03/2017 - 20:11
Many comic book and movie fans converge at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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A weekend where an adult can be a kid again and kids will still be kids.

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Many comic book and movie fans converge at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

[OP-ED]: Those in the ‘resistance’ should refrain from mocking Trump’s supporters

 05/16/2017 - 15:29
According to an analysis of post-election survey data conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute and The Atlantic, financially troubled voters in the white working class were more likely to prefer Hillary Clinton over Trump.
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Though it’s generally a happy home, there is a stark cultural divide in my house: My husband, who was raised in a tiny, Southern rural town that was almost 100 percent white, loves “The Andy Griffith Show.”

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 3:15pm
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According to an analysis of post-election survey data conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute and The Atlantic, financially troubled voters in the white working class were more likely to prefer Hillary Clinton over Trump.

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