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Eli Pariser: Internet Decides What You Read

 06/23/2017 - 03:36
Eli Pariser, author of The Filter Bubble. "If you like this, you'll like that." Knight Foundation's Media Learning Seminar 2012 at the Hotel InterContinental,Miami, Florida on Monday, February 20, 2012. Photo: Knight Foundation/Wikipedia

Ernesto Samper: Rightist populism demonizes migrants

 06/20/2017 - 04:28
Colombian Former President Ernesto Samper, speaks during a press meeting in La Paz, Bolivia, on June 19, 2017. EFE/Martin Alipaz
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Former Colombian President said Monday in Bolivia that rightist populist movements around the world demonize and criminalize migrants to gain favor with their voters.

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Colombian Former President Ernesto Samper, speaks during a press meeting in La Paz, Bolivia, on June 19, 2017. EFE/Martin Alipaz

“No Guacamole For Immigrant Haters”: the experience of a street artist painting the border in Arizona

 06/19/2017 - 10:52
Harriet Wood, “Hazard” es una artista urbana que dejó su obra solidaria plasmada en las paredes de Ajo, Arizona. Foto suministrada. 
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While hate seems to rise up across the world, the border town Ajo fights for hope through art

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 10:30am
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Harriet Wood, "Hazard" is an urban artist who left her work of solidarity embodied in the walls of Ajo, Arizona. Photo supplied.

La población musulmana latina en EE.UU. crece y se organiza

 06/14/2017 - 14:33
El colombiano Jaime "Mujahid" Fletcher (frente) lleva a cabo una oración en una mezquita en el centro islámico "Islam in Spanish", el único en su clase en EE.UU. al congregar a simpatizantes musulmanes de origen hispano y ser la sede de clases y sermones interactivos que se transmiten a través de las redes sociales. EFE/ALICIA PEREZ
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Los hispanos son uno de los segmentos de mayor crecimiento en Estados Unidos y así lo es también la población musulmana latina, que durante décadas se ha organizado a lo largo del país aunque sin centros de culto específicos para estas comunidades, aunque la situación está cambiando.

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El colombiano Jaime "Mujahid" Fletcher (frente) lleva a cabo una oración en una mezquita en el centro islámico "Islam in Spanish", el único en su clase en EE.UU. al congregar a simpatizantes musulmanes de origen hispano y ser la sede de clases y sermones interactivos que se transmiten a través de las redes sociales. EFE/ALICIA PEREZ

Chronicle of a Testimony Foretold: Comey before de Senate

 06/07/2017 - 15:58
(Foto de archivo) el exdirector del FBI James Comey  testifica en un comité del Senado en Washington. El exdirector del FBI James Comey declarará mañana 8 de junio de 2017 ante el Comité de Inteligencia del Senado que el presidente Donald Trump le pidió "lealtad" y le solicitó que "dejara pasar" las investigaciones relativas a su exasesor de seguridad nacional, Michael Flynn, por sus vínculos con Rusia. EFE/Shawn Thew
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Former FBI Director James Comey will address the United States Senate tomorrow in public hearing, this being his first public statement since being fired last month by President Donald Trump.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 3:15pm
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(Archive Photo) FBI former director James Comey testifies on a Senate committee in Washington. Former FBI Director James Comey will testify tomorrow June 8, 2017 before the Senate Intelligence Committee that President Donald Trump asked for "loyalty" and asked him to "let go" of investigations involving his national security adviser, Michael Flynn , for his links with Russia. EFE/Shawn Thew

Paris police shoots at man who allegedly tried to attack him at Notre Dame

 06/06/2017 - 12:45
French police officers install a security parameter outside of the Notre Dame cathedral after a man attacked a police officer with a hammer, in Paris, France, June 6, 2017. EPA/YOAN VALAT
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Paris police on Tuesday warned people to stay away from the city"s Notre Dame cathedral after an officer reportedly opened fire on a man who tried to attack him with a hammer in the square in front of the building.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 12:45pm
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French police officers install a security parameter outside of the Notre Dame cathedral after a man attacked a police officer with a hammer, in Paris, France, June 6, 2017. EPA/YOAN VALAT

Soccer Injury Derails Spiritual Learning And Development

 06/02/2017 - 14:25
Pastor Jorge, shown after his surgery on his right ankle, has been a junior pastor for several years.  Photo: Oksana Ponomarova/ AL DIA News
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Junior Pastor and youth leader Jorge Garcia is an intricate part of the his Ministry. His spiritual leadership is sorely missed. 

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Friday, June 2, 2017 - 9:30am
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Pastor Jorge, shown after his surgery on his right ankle, has been a junior pastor for several years.  Photo: Oksana Ponomarova/ AL DIA News

Good Times for Cuban Tobacco

 05/30/2017 - 03:16
A worker at a tobacco factory in Havana, Cuba. EFE/Alejandro Ernesto

Cuba will close out this season's harvest of tobacco, one of its main export crops, with almost 30,000 tons of leaf and for the 2017-2018 season. Tobacco is the fourth-largest contributor to Cuba's GDP and employs more than 200,000 people.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 3:15am
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A worker at a tobacco factory in Havana, Cuba. EFE/Alejandro Ernesto

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

Virginia Governor granted pardon to Liliana Cruz Mendez but ICE rejects her appeal

 05/29/2017 - 13:56
Activists from the DMV’s Sanctuary Cities Congregations Network and CASA from Maryland, held a protest outside the facilities of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to request the release of Salvadoran Liliana Cruz Mendez, on May 23. EFE/LENIN NOLLY

Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic governor of Virginia, has used his position to pardon the Salvadoran immigrant for driving without a license in 2013, hoping to prevent her deportation. Two days later, ICE rejected her appeal.

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Monday, May 29, 2017 - 1:45pm
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Activists from the DMV’s Sanctuary Cities Congregations Network and CASA from Maryland, held a protest outside the facilities of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to request the release of Salvadoran Liliana Cruz Mendez, on May 23. EFE/LENIN NOLLY