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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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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

Los Cuates de Sinaloa, de indocumentados a ídolos de corridos mexicanos

 06/12/2017 - 11:40
Los primos Gabriel (izq.) y Nano Berrelleza (dcha.), integrantes de "Los Cuates de Sinaloa", una de las bandas de corridos más reconocida en ambos lados de la frontera. EFE/Beatriz Limón
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Los primos Gabriel y Martiniano Berrelleza no olvidan sus duros inicios como indocumentados en Estados Unidos, ni siquiera ahora cuando al frente del grupo Los Cuates de Sinaloa el reconocimiento les sonríe y ven logradas muchas de sus metas.

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Monday, June 12, 2017 - 11:45am
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Los primos Gabriel (izq.) y Nano Berrelleza (dcha.), integrantes de "Los Cuates de Sinaloa", una de las bandas de corridos más reconocida en ambos lados de la frontera. EFE/Beatriz Limón

World leaders as caricatures: the curious case of Winston Churchill

 06/12/2017 - 08:13
Brian Cox as Winston Churchill in the film directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. Photo: Cohen Media Group.
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It might not be a great movie – it most certainly is not –, but “Churchill” raises a question – perhaps the question – that every American citizen should be asking himself at this point in time: what does it mean to be “great”?

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Brian Cox as Winston Churchill in the film directed by Jonathan Teplitzky. Photo: Cohen Media Group.

Un año después, la comunidad Latina de Orlando recuerda a las víctimas del atentado en Pulse

 06/12/2017 - 07:31
Estados Unidos recuerda este lunes a las 49 víctimas de la peor matanza por arma de fuego en la historia reciente del país, ocurrida hace un año durante una fiesta latina en el club gay Pulse de Orlando, en el centro de Florida. EFE/Gerardo Mora

Miembros de la comunidad hispana, supervivientes y familiares de las víctimas recordaron en la madrugada de ayer a las víctimas del atentado en la discoteca gay Pulse, perpetuado el domingo 12 de junio de 2016. Armado con un fusil de asalto y una pistola automática, el terrorista, estadounidense de origen afgano, comenzó a disparar indiscriminadamente contra los asistentes a una fiesta latina.

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Estados Unidos recuerda este lunes a las 49 víctimas de la peor matanza por arma de fuego en la historia reciente del país, ocurrida hace un año durante una fiesta latina en el club gay Pulse de Orlando, en el centro de Florida. EFE/Gerardo Mora

Leila Guerriero: It is necessary to see "the other side" of Latin America

 06/12/2017 - 05:38
Argentine reporter Leila Guerriero knows how to deal with writing feature stories, that style often being used in Latin America to write about conflict and more marginal stories, but in an interview with EFE on June 7, 2017, she discussed bringing that kind of writing to science and innovation. EFE/Leonardo Muñoz
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Argentine reporter Leila Guerriero knows how to deal with writing feature stories, that style often being used in Latin America to write about conflict and more marginal stories, but she is now bringing that kind of writing to science and innovation.

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Argentine reporter Leila Guerriero knows how to deal with writing feature stories, that style often being used in Latin America to write about conflict and more marginal stories, but in an interview with EFE on June 7, 2017, she discussed bringing that kind of writing to science and innovation. EFE/Leonardo Muñoz

Mexican actress commits to raising image of US Latinos

 06/12/2017 - 04:17
 Mexican actress Karyme Lozano. EFE/KARYME LOZANO
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 Mexican actress Karyme Lozano, who in a few months will join the cast of the popular Netflix series "Real Rob," remains committed to raising the image of US Latinos and rejects roles that she feels disparage her community.

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Monday, June 12, 2017 - 4:15am
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 Mexican actress Karyme Lozano. EFE/KARYME LOZANO

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

Oscar López Rivera llegó a Nueva York en medio de la polémica

 06/09/2017 - 11:24

El independentista Oscar López Rivera fue recibido este jueves por un grupo de seguidores en su primera visita a Nueva York, tras la polémica que le mantiene en el centro de una controversia por la decisión del desfile puertorriqueño de rendirle tributo como "patriota de la libertad".

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Friday, June 9, 2017 - 11:15am
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El independentista boricua Oscar López Rivera habla hoy, jueves 8 de junio de 2017, durante un homenaje en su honor, en el Hostos Community College de Nueva York (EE.UU.). López Rivera llegó hoy a Nueva York para su primer evento público, previo a asistir al desfile puertorriqueño del domingo, que este año está rodeado de una fuerte controversia. EFE/Miguel Rajmil

Black activist killed in Colombia

 06/09/2017 - 07:28
Undated photo provided on June 8, 2017 showing Bernardo Cuero Bravo, a prosecutor of the National Association of Afro Descendants (Afrodes). EFE/Afrodes
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Bernardo Cuero Bravo, a prosecutor of the National Association of Afro Descendants (Afrodes), was murdered in Malambo, a city in the northern province of Atlantico. He was an activist who defended victims of the armed conflict.

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Undated photo provided on June 8, 2017 showing Bernardo Cuero Bravo, a prosecutor of the National Association of Afro Descendants (Afrodes). EFE/Afrodes

Puerto Rico governor announces $11.4 million investment with ‘Imprisoned’

 06/09/2017 - 06:59
Actors Edward James Olmos (R), Laurence Fishburne (C) and Juan Pablo Raba during a press conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 8, 2017. EFE/Jorge Muñiz

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