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Deadline nears for contestants in Trump’s border wall ‘pageant’

 03/30/2017 - 03:42
The border fence in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). President Donald Trump intends to prolong the wall with the purpose of stopping illegal migration. EFE / ARCHIVE BRAULIO GUERRA 

It is the first step in a process that promises to combine three of Trump’s most successful ventures: beauty pageants, reality TV competitions and xenophobia. Proposals include hi-tech ‘virtual wall’ and 1,600km barrier of shipping containers.

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The border fence in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). President Donald Trump intends to prolong the wall with the purpose of stopping illegal migration. EFE / ARCHIVE BRAULIO GUERRA 

Philly immigrant entrepreneurs look to the future

 03/29/2017 - 19:05
Pedro Ramos, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Foundation, speaks at the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia's event. 
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Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia recognizes top entrepreneurs and gives your start-up pioneers advice. 

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:30am
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Pedro Ramos, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Foundation, speaks at the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia's event. 

Trump's health-care defeat pushes stocks lower

 03/28/2017 - 04:01
The Tokyo Stock Exchange, on Monday. EFE/Kimimasa Mayama
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For a time on Monday, one question appeared to haunt stock market investors from Tokyo to Manhattan: Will President Trump be able to live up to his promises to reduce taxes and cut regulation?

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The Tokyo Stock Exchange, on Monday. EFE/Kimimasa Mayama

Automation: the real threat to Mexican economy

 03/27/2017 - 05:05
A maquiladora-factory in Mexico. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons
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Automation endangers model based on low-wage jobs and export of goods made in duty-free zones, as reported in El País.

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A maquiladora-factory in Mexico. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

Coca-growing in Colombia is at an all-time high

 03/24/2017 - 05:57
A cocaine plantation in Colombia. Source: Wikimedia
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The government hopes that former FARC guerrillas will persuade villagers to switch crops, as rreported in The Economist.

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 5:45am
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A cocaine plantation in Colombia. Source: Wikimedia

Domino's Pizza: A Digital Revolution in the Oven

 03/24/2017 - 05:38
Domino's Pepperoni Pizza. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons
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Domino’s went from having a 9 percent share of the pizza restaurant market in 2009 to 15 percent in 2016, according to research firm NPD Cres

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Domino's Pepperoni Pizza. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

Inversión millonaria de Microsoft para formar profesionales en Latinoamérica

 03/23/2017 - 10:16
Vista del logo de Microsoft en la feria tecnológica CeBIT en Hannover (Alemania) hoy, 20 de marzo de 2017. EFE/FOCKE STRANGMANN
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La compañía de Bill Gates  anunció hoy una inversión de nueve millones de dólares este año en Latinoamérica para reducir el déficit de profesionales con las habilidades necesarias para una transformación digital exitosa.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:15am
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Vista del logo de Microsoft en la feria tecnológica CeBIT en Hannover (Alemania) hoy, 20 de marzo de 2017. EFE/FOCKE STRANGMANN

Global box office reaches record $38.6 billion in 2016

 03/23/2017 - 04:31
A trailer of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is shown inside the ticket office of a cinema in Beijing, China, 08 January 2016. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG
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Global box office revenue hit a record $38.6 billion in 2016, according to a report released Wednesday by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA).

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A trailer of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' is shown inside the ticket office of a cinema in Beijing, China, 08 January 2016. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG

Is Philadelphia on the verge of losing its authentic local stores?

 03/21/2017 - 19:05
Shane Confectionery, 110 Market Street, Philadelphia. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

Changing Tortillas for Bread

 03/21/2017 - 04:40
A Mexican Bakery. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons
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Wheat consumption is growing in Mexico, with thousands of bakeries offering artisan bread

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The director of social research and economics at the CAF-Development Bank of Latin American, Christian Daude, speaks during the 1st European Investment Forum held in Montevidedo, Uruguay on June 21, 2017. EFE/Federico Anfitti
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The biggest challenges facing Latin America are "geopolitical uncertainty," "technological change" and the "displacement of the center of gravity toward Asia," experts at the 1st European Investment Forum in Uruguay said in Montevideo on Wednesday.