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Terremoto en Guatemala, El Salvador y Honduras

 06/22/2017 - 12:29
Una imagen muestra el epicentro de un sismo de magnitud 6,9 en la escala abierta de Richter, en Puerto San José, Guatemala, hoy, 22 de junio de 2017. EFE
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Un sismo de 6.7 grados en la escala Richter alertó a las poblaciones de Guatemala y el Salvador durante la mañana de este jueves. Una onda del movimiento tocó también el territorio oeste de Honduras.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Una imagen muestra el epicentro de un sismo de magnitud 6,9 en la escala abierta de Richter, en Puerto San José, Guatemala, hoy, 22 de junio de 2017. EFE

Portugal fights deadliest wildfire in history

 06/19/2017 - 04:37
A woman reacts during a fire in Pampilhosa da Serra, central of Portugal, 18 June 2017. At least sixty two people have been killed in forest fires in central Portugal, with many being trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road on the evening of 17 June 2017. EPA/PAULO NOVAIS
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Portugal on Monday is struggling to control the deadliest wildfire in its history, which has devastated the central region of Leiria since Saturday, with preliminary numbers of casualties estimated to be at least 61 dead and 62 injured.

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 4:30am
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A woman reacts during a fire in Pampilhosa da Serra, central of Portugal, 18 June 2017. At least sixty two people have been killed in forest fires in central Portugal, with many being trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road on the evening of 17 June 2017. EPA/PAULO NOVAIS

UN urges ocean conservation to avoid global catastrophe

 06/06/2017 - 04:03
Erosian at the west end of Ocean Isle Beach in North Carolina. Source: Wikimedia
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The head of the UN called on member countries to begin discussions to define the new model for managing the oceans, whose health has been seriously damaged in recent decades, he said, as a result of "pollution, overfishing and the effects of climate change."

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 4:00am
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Erosian at the west end of Ocean Isle Beach in North Carolina. Source: Wikimedia

Salma Hayek on Trump: "I ask myself whether it's stupidity, malignity or greed"

 06/06/2017 - 03:45
Salma Hayek (d) y Connie Britton (i) en la película "Beatriz at Dinner", una comedia inteligente y ácida donde la mexicana encarna el papel de una sanadora de medicina alternativa, inmigrante, que choca con la soberbia y prepotencia de un magnate del mundo de los bienes raíces. EFE/Roadside Attractions

Together with Puerto Rican director Miguel Arteta, Hayek presented the Miami media with her latest film, "Beatriz at Dinner," a smart, tart comedy in which the Mexican plays the part of an immigrant alternative-medicine healer who comes up against the arrogance and self-importance of a real-estate magnate.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 3:30am
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Salma Hayek (d) y Connie Britton (i) en la película "Beatriz at Dinner", una comedia inteligente y ácida donde la mexicana encarna el papel de una sanadora de medicina alternativa, inmigrante, que choca con la soberbia y prepotencia de un magnate del mundo de los bienes raíces. EFE/Roadside Attractions

Trump aísla a EEUU e irrita al mundo al retirarse del Acuerdo de París

 06/02/2017 - 06:36
Donald Trump anunció hoy su decisión de sacar al país del Acuerdo de París contra el cambio climático, adoptado por casi 200 países en 2015, ayer, jueves 1 de junio de 2017, en la Casa Blanca, Washington (Estados Unidos). EFE/Molly Riley
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El presidente Donald Trump renunció hoy a liderar la lucha global contra el cambio climático e irritó a sus aliados al anunciar su retirada del Acuerdo de París, una decisión que no destruirá el pacto pero sí dañará los intereses estadounidenses en el mundo.

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Friday, June 2, 2017 - 6:30am
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Donald Trump anunció hoy su decisión de sacar al país del Acuerdo de París contra el cambio climático, adoptado por casi 200 países en 2015, ayer, jueves 1 de junio de 2017, en la Casa Blanca, Washington (Estados Unidos). EFE/Molly Riley

"Make Our Planet Great Again": world reacts to Trump pulling out of Paris Climate Deal

 06/02/2017 - 04:39
US President Donald J. Trump announces that the US is withdrawing from the Paris climate accord during a Rose Garden event at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 01 June 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

There has been widespread international condemnation after President Trump's announcement that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. Mr Trump said the accord punished the US and would cost millions of American jobs.

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Friday, June 2, 2017 - 4:15am
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US President Donald J. Trump announces that the US is withdrawing from the Paris climate accord during a Rose Garden event at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 01 June 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Head of European Council urges Trump not to threaten climate change deal

 06/01/2017 - 06:23
Donald Trump and Donald Tusk speaking at the G7 Summit in Taormina, Italy, on May 26, 2017. EPA/CIRO FUSCO

Donald Tusk has urged the United States president to not jeopardize climate change politics, ahead of a highly-anticipated announcement from the White House on the administration's stance on the Paris Accord to tackle global warming.

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Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 6:15am
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Donald Trump and Donald Tusk speaking at the G7 Summit in Taormina, Italy, on May 26, 2017. EPA/CIRO FUSCO

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A woman reacts during a fire in Pampilhosa da Serra, central of Portugal, 18 June 2017. At least sixty two people have been killed in forest fires in central Portugal, with many being trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road on the evening of 17 June 2017. EPA/PAULO NOVAIS
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Portugal on Monday is struggling to control the deadliest wildfire in its history, which has devastated the central region of Leiria since Saturday, with preliminary numbers of casualties estimated to be at least 61 dead and 62 injured.