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Sisters from Guatemala claim Border Patrol agent sexually assaulted them

 03/28/2017 - 17:53
U.S. Border Patrol Agent supervises Guatemalan police officers with the Interagency Task Force Tecun Uman, during 9 mm weapons training in Guatemala, June 12, 2013. The U.S. Army worked with U.S. Border Patrol to train the newly formed Guatemalan Task Force with the mission of interdicting the flow of illicit activities on the Guatemalan borders. Source: Wikimedia
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US Customs and Border Protection officer allegedly took sisters into ‘closet-like room’, told them to remove their clothes and sexually assaulted them. 

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 5:45pm
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U.S. Border Patrol Agent supervises Guatemalan police officers with the Interagency Task Force Tecun Uman, during 9 mm weapons training in Guatemala, June 12, 2013. The U.S. Army worked with U.S. Border Patrol to train the newly formed Guatemalan Task Force with the mission of interdicting the flow of illicit activities on the Guatemalan borders. Source: Wikimedia

Newsmax's 50 Most Influential Latino Republicans

 03/28/2017 - 16:58
Marco Rubio speaking at CPAC 2015 in Washington, DC. Photo: Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia
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For decades, Republicans have struggled to win a large minority of Latino voters. However, the GOP has a strong corps of Hispanic leaders in their ranks. 

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Marco Rubio speaking at CPAC 2015 in Washington, DC. Photo: Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia

Disabled Latina activist heads University of Texas student body

 03/28/2017 - 03:14
Photo provided on Mar. 27, 2017 showing Alejandrina Guzman, at the University of Texas at Austin, United States. EFE/Alex Segura
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Alejandrina Guzman is the new student body president at the University of Texas at Austin. As the top representative of the UT student body, Guzman will focus on protecting undocumented students and promoting a petition to declare U.T a "sanctuary campus."

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Photo provided on Mar. 27, 2017 showing Alejandrina Guzman, at the University of Texas at Austin, United States. EFE/Alex Segura

Universidades de México y EEUU analizarán colaboración en "coyuntura actual"

 03/23/2017 - 10:27
Rectoría de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México en Ciudad Universitaria (México, D.F.). Fuente: Wikipedia
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Rectores y directivos de universidades de Estados Unidos y México se reunirán del 29 al 31 de marzo para dialogar sobre las perspectivas de colaboración "en un entorno de grandes retos y desencuentros recientes en el proceso de integración y entendimiento en la región de América del Norte".

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:15am
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Rectoría de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México en Ciudad Universitaria (México, D.F.). Fuente: Wikipedia

Trump, G.O.P struggle to find healthcare votes

 03/22/2017 - 04:00
US President Donald J. Trump (C) and Human Services secretary Tom Price (L) walk to a meeting with House Republicans to encourage a deal on the American Health Care Act in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 21 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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President Trump warned recalcitrant House Republicans they could lose their majority in 2018 if they don’t pass the leadership’s health-care bill to dismantle Obamacare on Thursday. But it turns out thousands of his voters benefited from the existing health program.

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US President Donald J. Trump (C) and Human Services secretary Tom Price (L) walk to a meeting with House Republicans to encourage a deal on the American Health Care Act in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 21 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Un periodista es el presunto ladrón de camiseta de Tom Brady

 03/21/2017 - 09:43
El FBI encontró este lunes la camiseta que Brady visitó en el histórico partido en el que su equipo ganó en tiempo de prórroga por 34-28 a los Falcons de Atlanta, y que desapareció del vestuario de los Patriots. EFE

Mi Tierra: The American West as seen through the eyes of Latino artists

 03/21/2017 - 09:35
A new art exhibit in Denver explores contemporary life in the American West, as seen through the eyes of Latino artists and their immigrant experience. @denver.org
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Thirteen young Mexican-American artists explore the ideas of "home" and "place" in the American West in an exhibit called "Mi Tierra" at the Denver Art Museum. Artists tackled topics of immigration, identity struggle and colliding worlds.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:15am
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A new art exhibit in Denver explores contemporary life in the American West, as seen through the eyes of Latino artists and their immigrant experience. @denver.org

American Jamón

 02/07/2017 - 05:08
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Acornseekers hopes to be selling its first legs of "Jamón" in America by 2018 for an eye-watering $1,000 a piece – three times what they sell for in Spain, reported El País.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 4:54am
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 Acornseekers hopes to be selling its first legs of "Jamón" in America by 2018 for an eye-watering $1,000 a piece – three times what they sell for in Spain. Photo: Commons Wikimedia

Teach Me: A Texas School Draws More Latino Students in order to Survive

 01/31/2017 - 05:38
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Initiative helps Texas Catholic school survive, draw more Latino students, reports Catholic Philly.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 5:18am
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Initiative helps Texas Catholic school survive, draw more Latino students. Photo: Melissa Ott/Wikimedia

Where Will the Border Wall Begin?

 01/30/2017 - 03:49
An art installation in protest against Donald Trump. EFE/JUSTIN LANE
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The Río Grande Valley, in Texas, seems to be the preferred place to start building Trump's border wall. La Vanguardia newspaper reports on the impact of the border in the daily lives of its citizens on both sides of the border.

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Monday, January 30, 2017 - 3:23am
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An art installation in protest against Donald Trump. EFE/JUSTIN LANE

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