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Políticos y poderosos: esos grandes tomadores de pelo

 02/22/2017 - 12:32
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Crítica de libro: "Nothing but a Circus: Misadventures Among the Powerful", de Daniel Levin

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 12:23pm
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En "Nothing but a Circus", el consultor Daniel Levin cuenta sus aventuras con los hombres más ricos y poderosos del mundo, y llega a una conclusión: solo miran para ellos. 

Good Journey, Sofia: Venezuelan Art Promoter, Journalist Sofia Imber Dies at 92

 02/21/2017 - 02:47
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Sofia Imber, who turned a garage into the Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art and became one of Venezuela's most influential women journalists, died Monday in the capital. She was 92. Imber was one of 16 heads of state-run cultural institutions, including museums, publishing houses and theaters, fired by President Hugo Chavez.

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Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12:52pm
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 Sofia Imber, who turned a garage into the Caracas Museum of Contemporary Art and became one of Venezuela's most influential women journalists, died Monday in the capital. She was 92. Imber was one of 16 heads of state-run cultural institutions, including museums, publishing houses and theaters, fired by President Hugo Chavez. EFE/Arts Connection Foundation

Herbalife scheme exposed in theatres this March

 02/16/2017 - 12:03

Writer and Director Ted Braun follows Hedge Fund owner Bill Ackman in order to expose the global nutrition and weight management company Herbalife in the independent film Betting on Zero. The company is known to manage the largest financial pyramid scheme in history. In Braun's movie, he shows the battles that Ackman and Herbalife play out in board rooms, in the media and especially in working class America. The picture shows how the American Dream went wrong.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 11:45am
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Director Ted Braun follows the nutrition company Herbalife and their exploits of low income and immigrant communities into their notorious financial pyramid scheme in the independent film "Betting on Zero"

Por Fin! A Latino in the Cabinet!

 02/16/2017 - 02:56
President Trump has nominated Florida International University Law Dean Alexander Acosta to the position of Secretary of the Department of Labor. Photo: EFE

Today, President Donald Trump nominated Florida International University's Law Dean R. Alexander Acosta for the position of Secretary of the U.S.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 3:25pm
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President Trump has nominated Florida International University Law Dean Alexander Acosta to the position of Secretary of the Department of Labor. Photo: EFE

The Real Faces of Immigration (Photo Gallery)

 02/15/2017 - 21:42

On Thursday restaurant owners in Philadelphia are preparing for hundreds of Immigrant families to object the recent raids performed by Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE). A majority of immigrants who come to this country are trying to improve their lives as well as support families who are still waiting back home for their chance of opportunity and happiness.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 9:09pm
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Victoria Hernandez, cook at "El Compadre" is in full support of the Immigrant protest set for Thursday afternoon in South Philadelphia.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/ AL DIA News

Turista Libre gives Tourists the Chance to Experience Tijuana like a Local

 02/15/2017 - 17:36

Tijuana based Turista Libre found a special way to attract tourists to its city:  by offering the chance to live the experience of being local.

Every day, a group of tourists. mostly Americans, arrives at the crosswalk of San Ysidro (California) to enter Mexico, where an old school bus that is part of the public transport of Tijuana is waiting for them.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 5:16pm
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Derick Chinn founded Turista Libre in Tijuana to bring American tourists to the other side of the border and overcome stigmas against Mexicans. Tasting local beer is always a part of the tour, aimed to help tourists feel like a local. EFE/DAVID MAUNG

Latina Gymnast Laurie Hernández Tells in a Book How to be a Gold Medallist

 02/15/2017 - 10:49

Not many Latino women can say they won a gold medal in their first Olympic Games. But Laurie Hernández, a 16-year-old gymnast born in a Puerto Rican family from New Jersey, did it. Five months after the US team won the gold in Rio Olympic Games Laurie comes out with a book to explain her fans the secret of her success. 

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 10:17am
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Laurie Hernández during a perfomance in Rio, last summer. Photo: Wikipedia

Say goodbye to LOVE

 02/15/2017 - 09:58
Say goodbye to LOVE
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Take your pictures today while you still can. The iconic Love statue will disappear until Summer 2017.

The City of Philadelphia’s Public Art Program will remove Robert Indiana’s LOVE sculpture (1976) for restoration, before it’s returned to the LOVE Park also known as  John F. Kennedy Plaza.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 9:48am
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The Rise of Taller in North Philadelphia

 02/14/2017 - 13:37
The Rise of Taller in North Philadelphia
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La dedicación del Taller Puertorriqueño en servicio a una comunidad que a menudo ha sido relegada nunca ha disminuido, a pesar de sus limitados recursos. Hoy en día taller tiene por fin una moderna sede que tomó 10 años financiar.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 12:34pm
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El Excavador de Personalidades

 02/14/2017 - 13:30
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El escritor peruano Julio Villanueva Chang, fundador y director de la revista Etiqueta Negra, sigue apostando por el periodismo narrativo y rehúye de la inmediatez informativa.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 1:11pm
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El escritor peruano Julio Villanueva Chang, fundador y director de la revista Etiqueta Negra, sigue apostando por el periodismo narrativo y rehúye de la inmediatez informativa.  Foto: Casa América Catalunya. 

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