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Isabel Allende: "Yo también fui exiliada y no lo dejé todo por gusto"

 06/05/2017 - 14:51
La escritora Isabel Allende en una entrevista a Efe en la que afirma que cree que "lo peor" de la sociedad norteamericana está surgiendo con Donald Trump, su presidente, una persona que cree "no saber leer" y con el que Estados Unidos está viviendo un "invierno político" como el que la autora refleja en su nueva novela, "Más allá del invierno". EFE/Luis Millán
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La escritora Isabel Allende presentó hoy en Madrid su nueva novela, "Más allá del invierno", un libro que tiene "una carga política inevitable" y en el que aborda la vida de inmigrantes y refugiados bajo un prisma de amor, solidaridad y esperanza.

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La escritora Isabel Allende en una entrevista a Efe en la que afirma que cree que "lo peor" de la sociedad norteamericana está surgiendo con Donald Trump, su presidente, una persona que cree "no saber leer" y con el que Estados Unidos está viviendo un "invierno político" como el que la autora refleja en su nueva novela, "Más allá del invierno". EFE/Luis Millán

Terapia combinada tras cirugía reduce el riesgo de recaída en cáncer de mama

 06/05/2017 - 11:34
Prueba radiológica de mama. EFE/Chema Moya

"Madre Solo Hay Una": A Selection of Latino Books about Mums

 06/05/2017 - 06:07
Reading Nazario's book, winner of a Pulitzer prize, is a good way to explore the role of mothers in Latino culture.
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Mothers, "mamás", have a very special role in Latino culture

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Reading Nazario's book, winner of a Pulitzer prize, is a good way to explore the role of mothers in Latino culture.

Lydia Cacho, Mexican Journalist: "We're war correspondents in our own country"

 06/02/2017 - 05:55
Mexican activist and journalist Lydia Cacho during an interview with EFE in Madrid, Spain, Jun. 1, 2017. EFE/LUIS MILLAN

In her 2005 book "Los Demonios del Eden" (The Demons of Eden), Lydia Cacho exposed pedophile rings in Mexico operating under the protection of politicians and business leaders. A total of 126 reporters have been killed since 2000 in Mexico, one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists to work.

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Mexican activist and journalist Lydia Cacho during an interview with EFE in Madrid, Spain, Jun. 1, 2017. EFE/LUIS MILLAN

17-year-old Nicaraguan activist: "We want all our rights to be respected"

 06/01/2017 - 06:39
Nicaragua's Anielka Martinez, the child ambassador for Save the Children, during an interview with EFE, in Panama City, Panama on May 31, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Bolivar

Born in Matagalpa, Nicaragua, Anielka Martínez is taking on the task "of being the voice of all the children of Latin America." Over 700 million children are being denied the chance to have the childhoods they deserve, according to NGO Save the Children.

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Nicaragua's Anielka Martinez, the child ambassador for Save the Children, during an interview with EFE, in Panama City, Panama on May 31, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Bolivar

Kate del Castillo: "Cinema builds bridges instead of putting up walls"

 06/01/2017 - 05:53
Mexican actress Kate del Castillo (L) and Spanish actor Miguel Angel Silvestre present the candidacies for the Platino Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States, May 31, 2017. EFE/Jerod Harris
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Mexican-born actress Kate del Castillo, star of the highly successful Telemundo telenovela "La reina del sur", believes Platino Prizes are a unique occasion to bring together Ibero-American film professionals.

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Mexican actress Kate del Castillo (L) and Spanish actor Miguel Angel Silvestre present the candidacies for the Platino Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States, May 31, 2017. EFE/Jerod Harris

La postapocalíptica Salton City resiste gracias al empeño de los latinos

 05/31/2017 - 14:21
Fotografía de archivo tomada el 18 de enero de 2011 de un remolque abandonado iluminado por la luna llena en Salton City, California (EEUU). EFE/Jim Lo Scalzo
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Salton City, otrora paradisiaco lugar de vacaciones, es ahora un poblado casi fantasmal habitado por latinos que, por el bajo valor de las propiedades y la cercanía con los campos agrícolas, optaron por vivir en este desolado lugar pese al olor fétido que llega del lago contaminado.

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Fotografía de archivo tomada el 18 de enero de 2011 de un remolque abandonado iluminado por la luna llena en Salton City, California (EEUU). EFE/Jim Lo Scalzo

La vuelta al mundo en un día en la Feria de las Culturas Amigas 2017

 05/31/2017 - 09:11
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"Violence is cowardly": Rap and poetry bring a new reality to Mexico's slums

 05/31/2017 - 02:38
Members of urban rap group Radio Tepito Sound System (L-R) Cesar Cova, Daniel Cruz, Arianna Ramos and Adan Romero In Mexico City, Mexico, May 30, 2017. EFE/Mario Guzman
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Tepito, located in the heart of Mexico City, is going through a social revolution thanks largely to the urban rap group Radio Tepito Sound System, which is out to bring a new reality to a poor neighborhood notorious for violence and drug trafficking.

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Members of urban rap group Radio Tepito Sound System (L-R) Cesar Cova, Daniel Cruz, Arianna Ramos and Adan Romero In Mexico City, Mexico, May 30, 2017. EFE/Mario Guzman

100 años y un Vallenato: 50 Aniversario de la publicación de "Cien Años de Soledad"

 05/30/2017 - 05:37
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Hoy se cumplen cincuenta años de la publicación de "Cien años de Soledad", la novela de Gabriel García Márquez que marcó un giro en la historia de la literatura en español. Desde su publicación, el 30 de mayo de 1967, la obra maestra del premio Nobel de Literatura colombiano ha sido traducida a más de 44 idiomas. 

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The iconic murals of Casa Aztlán, in Chicago, have been whitewashed this week ahead of the redevelopment of the building into luxury apartments. (photo: Pilsen Alliance, via CityLabs)

The building of Caza Aztlán, a community organization that served the Hispanic for decades, has been purchased by investors for the construction of luxury apartments. The historic building will disappear, and so its famous murals.