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Singer Luis Enrique seeks to inspire immigrants with his autobiography

 05/25/2017 - 03:30
Photo provided by Chazz Music showing Nicaraguan singer-songwriter Luis Enrique. EFE/Chazz Music/Otto J. Mejia EFE/ALICIA CIVITA
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Nicaraguan singer-songwriter Luis Enrique has a deep desire to inspire undocumented immigrants going through hard times full of fear - as he did for years after arriving in the United States as a boy - and he specifically wants to do it with his autobiography that goes on sale next September.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 3:15am
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Photo provided by Chazz Music showing Nicaraguan singer-songwriter Luis Enrique. EFE/Chazz Music/Otto J. Mejia EFE/ALICIA CIVITA

Almendrones, the real stars of Miami's CubaNostalgia fair

 05/22/2017 - 04:58
 One of the cars shown at the CubaNostalgia fair, in Miami, United States. EFE/CubaNostalgia/Justinmar Perez
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The popular US vintage cars of the 1940s and '50s, still seen driving around the streets of Cuba, played the leading role at the CubaNostalgia fair in Miami. The CubaNostalgia program commemorates the independence of the Caribbean country that is celebrated every May 20.

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 4:45am
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 One of the cars shown at the CubaNostalgia fair, in Miami, United States. EFE/CubaNostalgia/Justinmar Perez

¡Por fin! Óscar López Rivera es un hombre libre

 05/18/2017 - 09:03

Maelo Ruiz: "The tune must be catchy"

 05/09/2017 - 03:14
Puerto Rican salsa star, Maelo Ruiz. EFE/MR Records
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The famous Puerto Rican salsa star is promoting Volume 2 of his disc "Romantico y Boricua". 

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 3:15am
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Puerto Rican salsa star, Maelo Ruiz. EFE/MR Records

Ulises Bella: "We've always combated all that crap that Donald Trump talks about"

 05/05/2017 - 04:08
The genre-bending Los Angeles band Ozomatli, known for its protest music and pro-diversity activism, is launching an almost entirely Spanish-language album featuring covers of classic and contemporary Mexican hits.  EFE/Faizah Rajput
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The new album of Ozomatli, which is titled "Non-Stop: Mexico to Jamaica" and will be released today, is aimed at showing solidarity with the Latino community.

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Friday, May 5, 2017 - 4:00am
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The genre-bending Los Angeles band Ozomatli, known for its protest music and pro-diversity activism, is launching an almost entirely Spanish-language album featuring covers of classic and contemporary Mexican hits.  EFE/Faizah Rajput

Freshly Baked Reggaeton Singer In Philadelphia

 04/07/2017 - 12:26
Christian Martinez performs at La Boom nightclub in N.Y.C.

Philly Latino Food Revolution

 04/06/2017 - 16:29
Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.
 
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Two new Venezuelan Restaurants, “Tartareperia 18.64,” and “Puyero Venezuelan Flavor”, mark the latest addition to the rich Latino cuisine of Philadelphia. They are part of a revolution in the city’s cuisine that traces its roots almost 30 years ago.

 

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 3:45pm
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Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.

 

La revolución de la cocina latina en Philly

 04/04/2017 - 16:04
Merliz Gomez es la chef del restaurante venezolano Tartarepería 18.64, ubicado en Fishtown. Fotos: Eli Siegel. 
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Los restaurantes venezolanos Tartarepería 18.64 y Puyero Venezuelan Flavor son las dos últimas incorporaciones a la rica oferta gastronómica latina de Filadelfia.

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Merliz Gomez es la chef del restaurante venezolano Tartarepería 18.64, ubicado en Fishtown. Fotos: Eli Siegel.

 

[OP-ED]: Halperin is right: When reporters become ‘combatants,’ they stop being journalists

 04/03/2017 - 08:41
Too many journalists are in the arena, protecting their employers’ brands and going mano a mano with Trump. This means they’re combatants, and that they’ve stopped being journalists. 
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 I never thought I’d say this, but Mark Halperin is right. 

In May 2015, I wrote a column criticizing Halperin for a series of questions that he posed to Ted Cruz that I considered racist. 

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Monday, April 3, 2017 - 8:30am
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Too many journalists are in the arena, protecting their employers’ brands and going mano a mano with Trump. This means they’re combatants, and that they’ve stopped being journalists. 

[OP-ED]: Halperin tiene razón: cuando los reporteros se convierten en ‘combatientes’ dejan de ser periodistas

 04/03/2017 - 08:38
Muchos periodistas están en el ruedo protegiendo la marca de sus empleadores y enfrentándose a Trump. Eso significa que son combatientes y que han dejado de ser periodistas. EFE
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Nunca pensé que diría esto, pero Mark Halperin tiene razón.

En mayo de 2015, escribí una columna en que criticaba a Halperin por una serie de preguntas que formuló a Ted Cruz y que yo consideré racistas.

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Muchos periodistas están en el ruedo protegiendo la marca de sus empleadores y enfrentándose a Trump. Eso significa que son combatientes y que han dejado de ser periodistas. EFE

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