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Mexican Tarahumara woman wins 50km in sandals

 05/25/2017 - 03:15
A woman from Mexico's Tarahumara indigenous community has won a 50km (31 miles) ultramarathon wearing sandals. FOTOGRAPHIX
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The Tarahumara are famous for being excellent runners.

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A woman from Mexico's Tarahumara indigenous community has won a 50km (31 miles) ultramarathon wearing sandals. FOTOGRAPHIX

Flying Brooms: Economic crisis, infidelity keep Mexican witchcraft alive

 05/09/2017 - 02:29
Esoteric items at the market of Sonora in Mexico City, Mexico on Apr. 28, 2017. EFE/Alex Cruz
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The economic crisis and marital infidelity are keeping such witchcraft practices as Santeria, shamanism and spiritualism alive in Mexico, as shown by the sale of articles said to possess the power to drive away poverty and keep a lover from wandering.

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Esoteric items at the market of Sonora in Mexico City, Mexico on Apr. 28, 2017. EFE/Alex Cruz

40 detenidos en varias marchas del Primero de Mayo en Estados Unidos

 05/02/2017 - 05:45
A May Day marcher makes fist while holding up a banner reading 'No Ban No Wall Resist' as they rally in the streets of downtown Los Angeles, California, USA, 01 May 2017. EPA/PAUL BUCK

Thousands protest against Trump's immigration policies

 05/02/2017 - 04:56
A May Day marcher makes fist while holding up a banner reading 'No Ban No Wall Resist' as they rally in the streets of downtown Los Angeles, California, USA, 01 May 2017. EPA/PAUL BUCK

Spiral of Violence: Soldiers kill 7 suspected gunmen in northern Mexico

 05/01/2017 - 12:35
An undated file photograph showing police at a crime scene in Mexico. EFE
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Seven suspected gunmen died in a shootout with soldiers in La Grulla, a town in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua, over the weekend,

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An undated file photograph showing police at a crime scene in Mexico. EFE

US to prosecute parents who pay "coyotes" to ferry kids over border

 04/21/2017 - 03:50
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks next to US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly during a press conference in El Paso, Texas, United States, Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Luis Pablo Hernandez
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Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and Attorney General Jeff Sessions promised Thursday to prosecute parents who pay people-traffickers to help their children illegally cross the border into the US from Mexico and confirmed that the White House is still committed to build a wall along the two countries

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks next to US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly during a press conference in El Paso, Texas, United States, Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Luis Pablo Hernandez

Ivanka Trump brand secures China trademarks on day US president met Xi Jinping

 04/19/2017 - 02:46
Ivanka Trump, daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks as US President Trump, left, listens during a meeting with women small business owners in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, Mar. 27, 2017. EPA/ANDREW HARRER / POOL

You can still be fired for being gay - legally

 04/06/2017 - 10:42
The U.S. Supreme Court may have to decide if the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will protect LGBT workers from employer discrimination. 
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A ruling in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has prompted new discussions of workplace protection of LGBT employees.

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The U.S. Supreme Court may have to decide if the Civil Rights Act of 1964 will protect LGBT workers from employer discrimination. 

Hispanics are 8% of Philly's firefighters

 03/30/2017 - 14:59
Adam Thiel es el Comisionado del Departamento de Bomberos de Filadelfia. Foto: Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News.

In a dialogue with AL DÍA News, the Philadelphia Fire Department leader spoke about the presence of Latinos in the organization and the importance of strengthening community relations to prevent emergencies.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Adam K. Thiel, Philadelphia's Fire Department Commissioner Photo: Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News.

Authoritarian Fashionistas

 12/05/2016 - 05:50
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Fidel Castro has died, but we will not forget his cigars and his popular Adidas tracksuits.

Every political leader has it’s own fashion style. Qaddafi used to wear pilot sunglasses, Mao had his popular Chinese Liberation Army suit.

The Atlantic explores the fashion style of current living dictators, like Alexander Lukashenko, known as Europe’s last dictator, who dresses in sharkskin suits, greatcoats, military uniforms.

Nicolas Maduro, from Venezuela, frequently wears a jacket in the colours of the Venezuelan flag and track pants, imitating his predecessor.

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Monday, December 5, 2016 - 5:42am
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When it comes to dressing, President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, has adopted a similar style than his predecessor, Hugo Chavez. EFE/Alejandro Ernesto