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Top 5 Artists You Should Be Listening To This Week

 06/06/2017 - 14:42
Churupaca, Martin Buscaglia, Jarabe de Palo, Onda Vaga, Pedropiedra.

This is AL DÍA News's weekly recommendation of Latin American music that you should be listening to right now.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 2:30pm
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Churupaca, Martin Buscaglia, Jarabe de Palo, Onda Vaga, Pedropiedra.

San Miguel Pérez: "I wanted to mix the Cuban culture with the California sound"

 06/05/2017 - 04:13
Cuban musician San Miguel Perez has burst onto the Los Angeles music scene with his electro-acoustic "tres" - a traditional Cuban guitar-like instrument with three double steel strings and pedals - and has created a fusion of the sounds of his native land with rock and pop. EFE/Courtesy Criteria Entertainment
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Cuban musician San Miguel Perez, who lives in Los Angeles, presented this week his new disc, "Un Poquito de Amor Everyday,"  a fusion of the sounds of his native land with rock and pop.

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Cuban musician San Miguel Perez has burst onto the Los Angeles music scene with his electro-acoustic "tres" - a traditional Cuban guitar-like instrument with three double steel strings and pedals - and has created a fusion of the sounds of his native land with rock and pop. EFE/Courtesy Criteria Entertainment

How to transform Miami into a "tech hub" connecting US and Latin America.

 05/30/2017 - 03:49
eMerge Americas executive director Xavier Gonzalez, during an interview with EFE in Miami, United States on May 23, 2017. EFE/Pablo Ramon

The fourth edition of eMerge Americas will be held in Miami Beach starting on June 12 and will feature speakers such as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. The forum is aiming to make Miami the meeting place for Latin American entrepreneurs and US investors.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 3:45am
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eMerge Americas executive director Xavier Gonzalez, during an interview with EFE in Miami, United States on May 23, 2017. EFE/Pablo Ramon

Carlos Rivera's New Songs: "They're like a fiesta from the streets of Cuba"

 05/29/2017 - 06:34
Mexican singer Carlos Rivera during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on May 24, 2017. EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez
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On his "Yo Creo" Tour, the Mexican singer will travel to places he has never performed as a singer, including the United States, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Central America and parts of South America. 

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Monday, May 29, 2017 - 6:30am
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Mexican singer Carlos Rivera during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on May 24, 2017. EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez

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

Juanes: "I feel like an artist from Medellin for the world"

 05/11/2017 - 04:30
Colombian singer Juanes presents his most recent album "My plans are amarte" in Medellín, Colombia, on May 9, 2017. EFE/FREDY AMARILES

With his seventh studio album - "Mis planes son amarte" (My plans are to love you) - which goes on sale Friday, Juanes is seeking to convert his fans from the idea of just listening to hit singles and sit down to experience an album from beginning to end.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 4:30am
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Colombian singer Juanes presents his most recent album "My plans are amarte" in Medellín, Colombia, on May 9, 2017. EFE/FREDY AMARILES

Juanes: "Now I've got a subway!"

 05/10/2017 - 02:44
Colombian singer songwriter Juanes poses with his son in the Medellin subway, in Medellin, Colombia, May 9, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.

Medellin has now a very special subway car on its rails: the one signed by musician Juanes, who grew up and became an artist in this Colombian city.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 2:45am
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Colombian singer songwriter Juanes poses with his son in the Medellin subway, in Medellin, Colombia, May 9, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.

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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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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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

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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 Mexican singer Luis Miguel performs onstage during a concert in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 27 April 2012. EPA/LAVANDEIRA JR.