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In Uruguay, experts discuss how to attract foreign investment in Latin America.

 06/22/2017 - 05:37
Over the next two days, the 1st European Investment Forum in Montevideo, Uruguay, will gather 720 companies from Latin America and Europe with the aim of strengthening commercial links and creating new strategic alliances spanning the Atlantic. A Photo of Montevideo, by Wikipedia.
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Financial experts at the 1st European Investment Forum in Uruguay agreed that investment trends worldwide and in Latin America depend on new factors, including worker training and interaction by governments.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 5:15am
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Over the next two days, the 1st European Investment Forum in Montevideo, Uruguay, will gather 720 companies from Latin America and Europe with the aim of strengthening commercial links and creating new strategic alliances spanning the Atlantic. A Photo of Montevideo, by Wikipedia.

[OP-ED]: Trump isn’t destiny

 06/13/2017 - 15:17
To some extent, the future of America depends on Donald Trump. But it depends even more on how these social and economic trends evolve -- how we cope with them and whether we become a more cohesive society or a more contentious one. EFE
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 It’s time to take a brief break from Donald Trump. Whatever you think of him, there’s no denying that he dominates the news cycle. We seem to assume that the nation’s future depends on Trump’s fate, for better or worse. The reality is otherwise: The nation’s future also hangs on larger economic and social trends that no president can shape.

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To some extent, the future of America depends on Donald Trump. But it depends even more on how these social and economic trends evolve -- how we cope with them and whether we become a more cohesive society or a more contentious one. EFE

[OP-ED]: Insanity, Common Sense and Mandatory Sentencing

 06/07/2017 - 08:11
Foto de archivo del dictador panameño Manuel Antonio Noriega (izq) mientras saluda a las tropas en una localización no identificada en Panamá, en 1985. EFE
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Tucked down in some news coverage about the recent death of Manuel Noriega, the former dictator of Panama, were accounts of the 1989 U.S. invasion of that Central American country to arrest Noriega, a longtime CIA asset turned collaborator with mega drug dealers.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 8:00am
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Photo file of Panamanian dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega (left) while greeting the troops in an unidentified location in Panama, in 1985. EFE

Putin: "We Are Ready to Talk with Trump"

 06/02/2017 - 02:41
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with heads of international news agencies on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum at the Konstantinovsky Palace in Strelna, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, 01 June 2017. EPA/ALEXEI DRUZHININ / SPUTNIK / KREMLIN / POOL

This week, Vladmir Putin, President of Russia, gave an interview with a pool of international journalists, in which he said that the policy of sanctions towards Cuba only worked to punish the Cubans, and that Obama was on the right path.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with heads of international news agencies on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum at the Konstantinovsky Palace in Strelna, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, 01 June 2017. EPA/ALEXEI DRUZHININ / SPUTNIK / KREMLIN / POOL

[OP-ED]: No, America is not facing a race war

 05/25/2017 - 09:21
Whites are already seeing the descendants of some Asian and Latino immigrants as being similar to them. Consequently, whites treat them as white. This ‘whitening’ process will only increase in the future.”
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For the past decade, the narrative of an upcoming Hispanic demographic tsunami has been alternately energizing and scaring people into believing that America will eventually become Latinized beyond recognition. 

Don’t worry, it isn’t going to happen.

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Whites are already seeing the descendants of some Asian and Latino immigrants as being similar to them. Consequently, whites treat them as white. This ‘whitening’ process will only increase in the future.”

Michel Franco: "Let's go ahead and make something Hollywood-style, but in Mexico.'"

 05/16/2017 - 05:05
 Mexican film director Michel Franco, during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on May 12, 2017. EFE/Mario Guzman
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At the premiere of his latest movie at the Cannes Film Festival, famous Mexican director Michel Franco noted a trend to make gringo-style movies in Mexico, something he rated as a big mistake. His new movie, "April's Daughter", tells the story of a pregnant teenager.

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 Mexican film director Michel Franco, during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on May 12, 2017. EFE/Mario Guzman

[OP-ED]: Our Education, Born from Swamps

 05/15/2017 - 15:27
In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 
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The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?  

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In lower income neighborhoods, students can struggle without access to proper educational materials, exposure, and parental poverty. 

Crazy for Avocados

 05/15/2017 - 04:44
Avocados are trendy, and eateries like Avocadería, in Brooklyn, NY, are becoming a success. 
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Focusing on avocados can be a good business idea for restaurateurs. In New York, Avocadería only serves avocados from the Mexican state of Michoacán, as reported in El País.

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Avocados are trendy, and eateries like Avocadería, in Brooklyn, NY, are becoming a success. 

Jack Posobiec: the link connecting France, Trump and Russia

 05/11/2017 - 11:25
New York’s Flashpoint and Tokyo-based Trend Micro have shared intelligence that suggests that the hacking group known variously as Advanced Persistent Threat 28, Fancy Bear and Pawn Storm was responsible for Macron’s leaks. The group has been linked with the GRU, the Russian military intelligence directorate. EFE/Eric Feferberg

The head of department of The Rebel TV in Washington and Philadelphian supporter of Donald Trump, Jack Posobiec, has been the French headline for several days, having been the first to spread the “MacronLeaks”.

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New York’s Flashpoint and Tokyo-based Trend Micro have shared intelligence that suggests that the hacking group known variously as Advanced Persistent Threat 28, Fancy Bear and Pawn Storm was responsible for Macron’s leaks. The group has been linked with the GRU, the Russian military intelligence directorate. EFE/Eric Feferberg

Jack Posobiec: el eslabón que conecta a Francia, Trump y Rusia

 05/11/2017 - 11:05
Flashpoint de Nueva York y Trend Micro, con sede en Tokio, han compartido inteligencia que sugiere que el grupo de hackers conocido como Avanzado Persistent Threat 28, Fancy Bear y Pawn Storm fue responsable del filtraje de documentos de Emmanuel Macron. El grupo ha estado vinculado con el GRU, la Dirección de Inteligencia Militar rusa. EFE/Eric Feferberg

El jefe de departamento de The Rebel TV en Washington y partidario filadelfiano de Donald Trump, Jack Posobiec, protagoniza los titulares franceses desde hace varios días, por haber sido el primero en difundir los “MacronLeaks”.

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Flashpoint de Nueva York y Trend Micro, con sede en Tokio, han compartido inteligencia que sugiere que el grupo de hackers conocido como Avanzado Persistent Threat 28, Fancy Bear y Pawn Storm fue responsable del filtraje de documentos de Emmanuel Macron. El grupo ha estado vinculado con el GRU, la Dirección de Inteligencia Militar rusa. EFE/Eric Feferberg