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Trump proposes to build wall with solar panels on border with Mexico

 06/22/2017 - 04:55
US President Donald J. Trump arrives to a rally at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA, 21 June 2017. Trump spoke on his idea to build a solar wall along the US Southern border and on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). EPA/TANNEN MAURY

This way, Mexico will have to pay much less money. And that's good, Right?", Trump said during a rally in Iowa.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 4:45am
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US President Donald J. Trump arrives to a rally at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA, 21 June 2017. Trump spoke on his idea to build a solar wall along the US Southern border and on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). EPA/TANNEN MAURY

“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.

Pedro Ramos, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Foundation honored by Mural Arts

 06/15/2017 - 13:35
Hundreds of people gathered at the Fillmore to take part of the 2017 Wall Ball celebration.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Celebrating supporters of Mural Arts with an evening of Food, Music, and Art 

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Hundreds of people gathered at the Fillmore to take part of the 2017 Wall Ball celebration  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Puertorriqueño crea juego para móviles simulando detener muro de Trump

 06/15/2017 - 05:41
Puerto Rican Prof. Carlos Marcial Torres, during an interview with EFE, in San Juan, Puerto Rico on June 14, 2017. EFE/JORGE MUÑIZ
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El profesor de cine y literatura Marcial Torres decidió crear la aplicación debido a la falta de apoyo económico que el Gobierno de Puerto Rico le otorga a los cineastas locales para la producción de proyectos cinematográficos.

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El profesor mexicano Carlos Marcial Torres espera que en Puerto Rico haya una revolución tecnológica para ampliar el conocimiento y producir otras aplicaciones.  EFE/JORGE MUÑIZ

Puerto Rican creates mobile app simulating stopping Trump's US-Mexico wall

 06/15/2017 - 04:54
Puerto Rican Prof. Carlos Marcial Torres, during an interview with EFE, in San Juan, Puerto Rico on June 14, 2017. EFE/JORGE MUÑIZ
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The professor said he decided to create the app because of the lack of economic support provided by the Puerto Rican government to local filmmakers to produce film projects.

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Puerto Rican Prof. Carlos Marcial Torres, during an interview with EFE, in San Juan, Puerto Rico on June 14, 2017. EFE/JORGE MUÑIZ

Desperation and hope along Mexico's wall

 06/13/2017 - 05:41
A man on the United States side talks to a relative on the Mexican side at the border fence between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. EPA/JASON SZENES

 For human rights organization Amnesty International, Trump's proposed border wall - which even some members of the Border Patrol fail to see as an effective barrier - will only enrich criminal organizations involved in extorting money from immigrants on the Mexican side.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 5:30am
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A man on the United States side talks to a relative on the Mexican side at the border fence between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. EPA/JASON SZENES

Angela Merkel in Mexico Condemns Building Walls

 06/12/2017 - 04:08
German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Saturday, June 10, 2017, with those attending the PopUp Tour in Mexico City, including members of the German community in Mexico, to whom she spoke about her love for science. EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez

During official visit to Mexico City, the German Chancellor said walls are no answer to migration and lent support to Mexico over NAFTA

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Monday, June 12, 2017 - 3:30am
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets Saturday, June 10, 2017, with those attending the PopUp Tour in Mexico City, including members of the German community in Mexico, to whom she spoke about her love for science. EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez

Tucson City Council Votes to Oppose Trump's Border Wall

 06/07/2017 - 05:21
La ciudad de Tucson, Arizona, con la cordillera de Santa Catalina al fondo. Foto: Wikipedia
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On Tuesday, Tucson City Council voted unanimously to oppose President Trump’s proposed border wall and prevent the city from doing business with companies that agree to work on the wall.

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The city of Tucson, in Arizona, with Santa Catalina mountains on the background. Photo: Wikipedia

[OP-ED]: Preparing for the next panic -- or not

 06/06/2017 - 17:15
The “American economy will need a coordinated response, particularly if the entire financial system suffers a panic or lack of liquidity.” Bankruptcy judges cannot provide this response. It is best left to the Treasury, Federal Reserve and FDIC.
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When the next financial crisis hits -- an event that may be years or decades away -- we will learn whether this Congress and the president drew the right lessons from the 2008-09 financial crisis. Congress is arguing over whether government can avoid “bailouts” of large financial institutions and still prevent a full-blown crisis. With all of President Trump’s trials and tribulations, hardly anyone is paying attention.

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The “American economy will need a coordinated response, particularly if the entire financial system suffers a panic or lack of liquidity.” Bankruptcy judges cannot provide this response. It is best left to the Treasury, Federal Reserve and FDIC.

[OP-ED]: Preparándonos para el siguiente pánico—o no

 06/06/2017 - 17:13
La “economía norteamericana requiere una respuesta coordinada, particularmente si todo el sistema financiero sufre un pánico o falta de liquidez.” Los jueces de quiebras no pueden brindar esa respuesta. Es mejor que lo haga el Tesoro, la Reserva Federal y la FDIC. 
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Cuando llegue la próxima crisis financiera—hecho que puede producirse dentro de años o décadas—nos enteraremos de si este presidente y este Congreso aprendieron las lecciones adecuadas de la crisis financiera 2008-09. El Congreso está discutiendo si el gobierno puede o no evitar “rescates” de instituciones financieras grandes y aún así impedir una crisis total. Con todas las tribulaciones del presidente Trump, casi nadie está prestando atención.

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La “economía norteamericana requiere una respuesta coordinada, particularmente si todo el sistema financiero sufre un pánico o falta de liquidez.” Los jueces de quiebras no pueden brindar esa respuesta. Es mejor que lo haga el Tesoro, la Reserva Federal y la FDIC. 

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