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"Wall of backpacks" set up as immigrant exhibit in opposition to Trump

 03/23/2017 - 06:11
View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA
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A "wall of backpacks" abandoned by dozens of migrants who crossed the Sonoran Desert trying to reach the United States is on display - and is still being added to - as an exhibit in New York in answer to the immigration policy of President Donald Trump.

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View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA

Colombian coffee inspires banana growers to reclaim land lost to violence

 03/21/2017 - 18:48
A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.
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The Banana Growers Association of Colombia (Augura) is applying a strategy to restore Uraba, the country's principal producer of the fruit and a region stigmatized by violence.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:45pm
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A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.

Offside: U.S. Travel Ban Would Damage 2026 World Cup Bid

 02/27/2017 - 04:46
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Aleksander Ceferin, the president of UEFA, has said the United States bid to host the 2026 World Cup could be hampered by travel restrictions put in place by the Trump administration, as reported in The NY Times.

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Monday, February 27, 2017 - 4:32am
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U.S. Travel Restrictions Would Damage 2026 World Cup Bid, UEFA President Says.
Tottenham played against KAA Gent at Wembley stadium, London, on February 23, as part of the European Champions League.  EFE/SEAN DEMPSEY

Brazil soccer player who survived plane crash looks ahead to Paralympics

 02/22/2017 - 09:16
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The former goalkeeper of the ill-fated Chapecoense soccer squad, one of six survivors of a plane crash in Colombia as they were flying to their championship final, these days celebrates the "God-given miracle" that saved his life, while on the horizon he imagines himself playing in the Paralympic Games.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 9:09am
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Brazil's soccer team Chapecoense's goalkeeper Jackson Follmann accompanied by his girlfriend Andressa Perkovski (R) speaks during an interview in Sao Paulo, Brazil, 21 February 2017. EPA/SEBASTIAO MOREIRA

The Death of a Bread Legend

 02/06/2017 - 02:35
 Lorenzo Servitje, founder of the Mexican multinational baker Grupo Bimbo, in Mexico City, Mexico. Lorenzo died last Friday, said the company. EFE/BIMBO. 
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One of the founders of Mexican multinational baker Grupo Bimbo died Friday in this capital. He was 98.

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 Lorenzo Servitje, founder of the Mexican multinational baker Grupo Bimbo, in Mexico City, Mexico. Lorenzo died last Friday, said the company. EFE/BIMBO. 

Un sueño robado

 11/29/2016 - 13:27
Aficcionados del equipo Chapecoense frente a la sede del club,en la ciudad de Chapecó al sur de Brasil tras conocerse el accidente del avión en el que viajaba el equipo para disputar el primer partido de la final de la Copa Sudamericana que tenian previsto jugar contra el Atletico Nacional en Colombia y que se estrelló anoche cuando se dirigía al aeropuerto José María Córdoba de Medellín.EFE / BIA PIVA / DIÁRIO DO IGUAÇU /
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Hay equipos de futbol que tienen estrellas como Ronaldo, Messi y Neymar, que pueden llenar estadios cada semana y pueden ganar títulos importantes casi cada año. Por otro lado, hay equipos que se construyen desde cero, pieza por pieza, que sólo pueden soñar con llegar a una posición en las eliminatorias, pero seguirán luchando hasta el pitido final.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 12:29pm
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Aficcionados del equipo Chapecoense frente a la sede del club,en la ciudad de Chapecó al sur de Brasil tras conocerse el accidente del avión en el que viajaba el equipo para disputar el primer partido de la final de la Copa Sudamericana que tenian previsto jugar contra el Atletico Nacional en Colombia y que se estrelló anoche cuando se dirigía al aeropuerto José María Córdoba de Medellín.EFE / BIA PIVA / DIÁRIO DO IGUAÇU /

The crash that devestated the soccer world

 11/29/2016 - 12:43
Chapecoense supporters meet in front of the team's club, in Chapecó (Brazil), after the plane in which the team traveled crashed near Medellín (Colombia).EFE / BIA PIVA / DIÁRIO DO IGUAÇU /
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There are futbol teams that have stars such as Ronaldo, Messi, and Neymar that can fill stadiums every week and can win major titles almost every year. On the other hand, there are teams that build from the ground up piece by piece who can only dream of reaching a playoff position but will keep battling till the final whistle.

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Chapecoense supporters meet in front of the team's club, in Chapecó (Brazil), after the plane in which the team traveled crashed near Medellín (Colombia).EFE / BIA PIVA / DIÁRIO DO IGUAÇU /

Los grupos están listos: La Unity Cup ya está más cerca

 06/08/2016 - 17:07
Photo: Orlando Almonte/Office of Immigrant Affairs

Los 32 equipos participantes en el Philadelphia International Unity Cup quedaron repartidos en ocho grupos que compondrán la primera ronda del torneo que comenzará este mes de septiembre.

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 3:59pm
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The groups are drawn: Unity Cup closer to kickoff

 06/08/2016 - 16:19
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The 32 teams participating in the Philadelphia International Unity Cup drawn into eight groups that will start the first round of play in the tournament this fall.

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