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Smoothness without Borders:Mexican Businessman creates "Trump" toilet paper

 06/02/2017 - 02:55
Fuente: http://www.nbcnews.com/
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Antonio Battaglia decided to roll out a new kind of toilet paper under the slogan “Suavidad sin fronteras”, "Smoothness without Borders", to rise public consciousness toward the situation of illegal immigrants in the US.  

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Spanish-Speaking Telecoms Meet in Miami to Discuss Challenges Ahead

 05/30/2017 - 02:40
The executive director of the Ibero-American Telecommunication Organization (OTI), Federico Gonzalez Luna, poses during an interview in Miami, Florida, USA, 29 May 2017. EFE / Ana Mengotti
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The Ibero-American Telecommunications Organization (OTI) on Monday started their closed-door meetings in Miami to discuss issues such as threats to freedom of expression, the US immigration policy and the regulation of online services like Netflix.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 2:30am
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The executive director of the Ibero-American Telecommunication Organization (OTI), Federico Gonzalez Luna, poses during an interview in Miami, Florida, USA, 29 May 2017. EFE / Ana Mengotti

Luis Miguel free on bail after his arrest in the US

 05/03/2017 - 04:09
 Mexican singer Luis Miguel performs onstage during a concert in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 27 April 2012. EPA/LAVANDEIRA JR.
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Mexican singer Luis Miguel was released on bail after being arrested Tuesday in Los Angeles for failing to appear in court in a case that pits him against his former manager.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 4:00am
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 Mexican singer Luis Miguel performs onstage during a concert in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 27 April 2012. EPA/LAVANDEIRA JR.

A Guatemalan indigenous land rights activist wins the Goldman Environmental Prize

 04/25/2017 - 03:26
Guatemalan indigenous leader Rodrigo Tot poses during an interview with EFE in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Apr. 24, 2017. EFE/Esteban Biba

Rodrigo Tot, born in central Guatemala during the mining boom of the 1960s, spent much of his 59 years in a tenacious battle against the mining industry in the Lake Izabal region.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 3:15am
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Guatemalan indigenous leader Rodrigo Tot poses during an interview with EFE in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Apr. 24, 2017. EFE/Esteban Biba

[OP-ED]: Illegal immigrants pay taxes, too

 04/24/2017 - 08:15
Un miembro del grupo de activistas por los derechos de los inmigrantes "Border Angels", enciende una vela durante una vigilia por uno de los miembros del grupo, Hugo Castro, en San Diego, California, EE.UU.Castro desapareció en el centro de México después de publicar un video en Facebook donde informó que lo estaban siguiendo. EFE
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The reason immigrant appreciation efforts, like the “Day Without Immigrants” events this past February, fall flat is because few people really feel any pain.

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 10:30am
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A member of the group of immigrant rights activists Border Angels lights a candle during a vigil by one of the members of the group, Hugo Castro, in San Diego, California, USA. Castro disappeared in central Mexico after publishing a video on Facebook where he reported that he was being followed. EFE

Shoot first and ask later

 04/07/2017 - 15:46
Moment of the launch of a self-guided missile from the destroyer USS Porter (DDG-78) at an unspecified point on the Mediterranean Sea, early morning today, April 7, 2017. EFE / Seaman Ford Williams / US Navy / Handout
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During early hours of Friday (Damascus time), the United States government deployed a bombing to an airbase in central Syria.

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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 11:00am
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Moment of the launch of a self-guided missile from the destroyer USS Porter (DDG-78) at an unspecified point on the Mediterranean Sea, early morning today, April 7, 2017. EFE / Seaman Ford Williams / US Navy / Handout

[OP-ED]: Is the American dream on a ‘self-defeating quest’?

 04/04/2017 - 15:06
 La mayor parte del nuevo libro del economista Tyler Cowen, titulado “The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream”, es una lectura mega-deprimente.

Inequality is rising. Segregation by socioeconomic class, educational attainment and race is skyrocketing. The country is generally less dynamic and more risk-averse -- when people have the opportunity to move for a better quality of life or more rewarding job, they tend to settle for staying put.

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 9:45am
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Most of economist Tyler Cowen’s new book, “The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream,” is a mega-depressing read.

La administración más rica de la historia

 04/03/2017 - 04:24
US President daughter Ivanka Trump meeting students in a Washington D.C. Museum, last week.  EFE/Jim Lo Scalzo
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 La Casa Blanca publicó el viernes las declaraciones financieras de decenas de sus altos cargos confirmando que el presidente, Donald Trump, se ha rodeado de funcionarios pudientes, entre ellos su hija Ivanka Trump y su yerno, Jared Kushner.

 

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Monday, April 3, 2017 - 3:45am
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La hija de Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, en un encuentro con estudiantes en Washington D.C. la semana pasada.  EFE/Jim Lo Scalzo

The Richest Administration in History

 04/03/2017 - 04:08
US President daughter Ivanka Trump meeting students in a Washington D.C. Museum, last week.  EFE/Jim Lo Scalzo
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President Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, are the beneficiaries of interests worth as much as $740 million. Mr. Trump’s chief strategist, Stephen K. Bannon, has made millions promoting right-wing thought.

 

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US President daughter Ivanka Trump meeting students in a Washington D.C. Museum, last week.  EFE/Jim Lo Scalzo

[OP-ED]: A reminder from behind bars of the rewards of persistence

 03/30/2017 - 11:30
One piece, titled “My Prison Cell: Learning to Hear on a Cardboard Piano,” struck me deeply. In it, Demetrius Cunningham described his singular determination to learn the piano.
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It is said that about 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions are broken by the second week of February. I didn’t make it that far.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 10:45am
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One piece, titled “My Prison Cell: Learning to Hear on a Cardboard Piano,” struck me deeply. In it, Demetrius Cunningham described his singular determination to learn the piano.

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