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[OP-ED]: Trump isn’t destiny

 06/13/2017 - 15:17
To some extent, the future of America depends on Donald Trump. But it depends even more on how these social and economic trends evolve -- how we cope with them and whether we become a more cohesive society or a more contentious one. EFE
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 It’s time to take a brief break from Donald Trump. Whatever you think of him, there’s no denying that he dominates the news cycle. We seem to assume that the nation’s future depends on Trump’s fate, for better or worse. The reality is otherwise: The nation’s future also hangs on larger economic and social trends that no president can shape.

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To some extent, the future of America depends on Donald Trump. But it depends even more on how these social and economic trends evolve -- how we cope with them and whether we become a more cohesive society or a more contentious one. EFE

In low-turnout referendum, Puerto Rico opts for statehood

 06/12/2017 - 05:09
A view of the exterior of a polling place on June 11, 2017, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where residents are voting in a non-binding referendum on the island's political status. EFE/Thais Llorca
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Gov. Ricardo Rossello said that the "historic" triumph of the statehood option is a call "to put an end to the colonial relationship with the United States."

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A view of the exterior of a polling place on June 11, 2017, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where residents are voting in a non-binding referendum on the island's political status. EFE/Thais Llorca

Nicaraguan priest and former UN General Assembly President dies at 89

 06/09/2017 - 06:27
File photo dated June 3, 2015 showing Catholic priest and former Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Miguel D'Escoto, during a press conference in Managua, Nicaragua. EFE/MARIO LOPEZ
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The Nicaraguan government headed by Sandinista Daniel Ortega expressed its "profound dismay and sadness" over the death of Miguel  D'Escoto, the first priest to occupy the UN presidency.

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Friday, June 9, 2017 - 6:15am
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File photo dated June 3, 2015 showing Catholic priest and former Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Miguel D'Escoto, during a press conference in Managua, Nicaragua. EFE/MARIO LOPEZ

Britain Goes to the Polls to Decide Who is Going to Negotiate Brexit

 06/08/2017 - 04:12
A combo picture shows (L) Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn delivering a speech on his party's plans for negotiating Brexit during a campaign stop in Basildon, Essex, Britain, 01 June 2017, and (R) Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a statement on the previous night's terrorist incident, at Downing Street, in London, Britain, 04 June 2017. EPA/WILL OLIVER

The U.K. goes to the polls today after Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election hoping to secure parliamentary majority to push through her Brexit plans, but recent  terror attacks have cast a shadow over the vote.

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Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 3:30am
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A combo picture shows (L) Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn delivering a speech on his party's plans for negotiating Brexit during a campaign stop in Basildon, Essex, Britain, 01 June 2017, and (R) Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a statement on the previous night's terrorist incident, at Downing Street, in London, Britain, 04 June 2017. EPA/WILL OLIVER

Heating Up: Macron and Le Pen clash in TV debate ahead of France election

 05/04/2017 - 04:57
Pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen face off in a final televised debate on 03 May that will showcase their starkly different visions of France's future ahead of this weekend's presidential election run-off. EPA/ERIC FEFERBERG / POOL

 The two presidential candidates of France, the socio-liberal Emmanuel Macron and the far right Marine Le Pen, held a brutal televised debate on Wednesday evening, three days before the presidential runoff elections on May 7.

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Pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen face off in a final televised debate on 03 May that will showcase their starkly different visions of France's future ahead of this weekend's presidential election run-off. EPA/ERIC FEFERBERG / POOL

Presidential Elections in France: En Marche!

 04/23/2017 - 17:43
French presidential election candidate for the 'En Marche!' (Onwards!) political movement, Emmanuel Macron celebrates after the first round of the French presidential elections in Paris, France, 23 April 2017. EFE/EPA/YOAN VALAT
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As a result of the first round of French presidential elections, Emmanuel Macron (center) and Marine Le Pen (far right) are the French people's favorite candidates.

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French presidential election candidate for the 'En Marche!' (Onwards!) political movement, Emmanuel Macron celebrates after the first round of the French presidential elections in Paris, France, 23 April 2017. EFE/EPA/YOAN VALAT

[OP-ED]: Who loves free trade? We do -- sometimes

 04/21/2017 - 08:16
Outgoing Governor of the Bank of Mexico, Agustin Carstens (i), along with Brookings Institute of Economic Studies expert David Wessel (d) speak at a conference organized by the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. Carstens said today that the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) requested by the US Can offer a win-win situation for all member countries. EFE
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Everyone “knows” that Americans have soured on free trade and globalization, as President Trump keeps saying. 

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 8:00am
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Outgoing Governor of the Bank of Mexico, Agustin Carstens (i), along with Brookings Institute of Economic Studies expert David Wessel (d) speak at a conference organized by the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. Carstens said today that the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) requested by the US Can offer a win-win situation for all member countries. EFE

[OP-ED]: ¿A quién le gusta el libre comercio? A nosotros—a veces

 04/21/2017 - 08:14
 El Gobernador saliente del Banco de México, Agustin Carstens (i), junto al experto en Estudios Económicos del Instituto Brookings David Wessel (d) hablanen una conferencia organizada por el centro de estudios Brookings Institution en Washington, DC (EEUU). Carstens, dijo hoy que la renegociación del Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte (TLCAN) que pide EE.UU. puede ofrecer una situación beneficiosa para todos los países miembros. EFE
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Todo el mundo “sabe” que los norteamericanos están más reacios al libre comercio y la globalización, tal como lo repite el presidente Trump.

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 8:00am
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 El Gobernador saliente del Banco de México, Agustin Carstens (i), junto al experto en Estudios Económicos del Instituto Brookings David Wessel (d) hablanen una conferencia organizada por el centro de estudios Brookings Institution en Washington, DC (EEUU). Carstens, dijo hoy que la renegociación del Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte (TLCAN) que pide EE.UU. puede ofrecer una situación beneficiosa para todos los países miembros. EFE

Can Feminism and the Far Right Meet?

 04/20/2017 - 04:00
Marine Le Pen during a political rally in Marseille, France, on April 19, 2017. EFE/Paul Durand
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How being a woman helped Marine Le Pen in the French presidential campaign

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Marine Le Pen during a political rally in Marseille, France, on April 19, 2017. EFE/Paul Durand

What happened with “America comes first”?

 04/17/2017 - 14:09
02/11/2016.- Donald Trump ofrece un discurso durante un acto de su campaña. EFE/Cristobal Herrera

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