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The Oscars: García Bernal Takes Aim at Trump's Wall

 02/27/2017 - 03:17
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The Oscars ceremony included gentle swings at President Trump. The most direct message came from Mexican actor Gabriel García Bernal: "As a Mexican, as a Latin American, as a migrant worker, as a human being, I am against any form of wall that wants to separate us."

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"As a Mexican, as a Latin American, as a migrant worker, as a human being, I am against any form of wall that wants to separate us" said Mexican actor Gabriel García Bernal during the Oscars ceremony, yesterday. A handout photo made available by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science (AMPAS) on 26 February 2017 shows presenters Hailee Steinfeld and Gael Garcia Bernal onstage during the 89th annual Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, USA, 26 February 2017. EFE/AARON POOLE / AMPAS

Venezuela suspende a CNN

 02/15/2017 - 18:22
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La organización nacional de telecomunicaciones venezolano, Conatel, obligó el día de hoy a las empresas de televisión por cable a dejar de transmitir el canal de noticias CNN en Español a manera de represalia contra la investigación que llevó a cabo el canal sobre las maniobras ilegales que habría llevado a cabo el Vicepresidente Tareck El Aissami.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:19pm
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Fotografía cedida por la oficina de prensa del Palacio Miraflores del presidente de Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro(d), junto al vicepresidente de Venezuela, Tareck El Aissami (i), durante un acto de gobierno hoy, martes 14 de febrero de 2017, en Caracas (Venezuela). Maduro señaló hoy que las acusaciones hechas por el Departamento del Tesoro de Estados Unidos que vinculan al vicepresidente Tareck El Aissami con el narcotráfico, son parte de una "conspiración de la derecha venezolana" que fue a ese país a pedir estas medidas. "Esto es una venganza del narcotráfico sumado a la conspiración de la derecha venezolana que se fue a Washington a pedir estas medidas, la ultraderecha se fue a hacer 'lobby', bueno, tomando en cuenta que se está iniciando una nueva Administración en los Estados Unidos", dijo Maduro en cadena obligatoria de radio y televisión. EFE/PRENSA MIRAFLORES

Meryl Streep: "Trump have woken us up to how fragile freedom really is"

 02/13/2017 - 03:02
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Actress Meryl Streep renews harsh criticism of Trump in emotional speech

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Monday, February 13, 2017 - 2:48am
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US actress Meryl Streep arrives for the 70th annual British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Britain, 12 February 2017. The ceremony is hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). (Londres) EFE/EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA

Take It All, Miranda

 01/25/2017 - 04:33
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Oscar Nomination Puts Puerto Rican Lin-Manuel Miranda One Step Closer to an EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony)

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 4:22am
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Oscar Nomination Puts Latino actor Lin-Manuel Miranda One Step Closer to an EGOT. Photo: EFE

Is Donald Trump a Mirror of Hugo Chávez?

 01/17/2017 - 03:47
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El Mundo interviews Venezuelan film director Carlos Oteyza about his latest film "El Reventón" and his views on US politics.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 3:15am
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President-elect Donald Trump after his meeting with Martin Luther King III at the Trump Tower in Nueva York, on January 16,  2017. EFE/Anthony Behar

Speak Up: American Reporters are an Example to Follow in Donetsk

 01/17/2017 - 02:52
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Reporting on Trump may be hard, but it is much worst to be a journalist in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), reports The Guardian

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 2:33am
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Victims of a bombing in Donetsk (Ucrania), on August 22nd, 2014. Many residential areas in Donetsk were bombed by Ucranian artillery during the Russia-Ukranian conflict. EFE/Sergei Ilnitsky

Meryl Streep canta las verdades en los Golden Globes

 01/09/2017 - 16:53
A handout photo made available by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) on 09 January 2017 shows Meryl Streep accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award during the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, USA, 08 January 2017

Nunca una verdad fue mejor dicha: Meryl Streep ha aprovechado su discurso de aceptación del premio a sus logros de toda una vida para llamar la atención sobre la verdadera responsabilidad de los intérpretes y actores en Hollywood.

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Monday, January 9, 2017 - 4:48pm
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A handout photo made available by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) on 09 January 2017 shows Meryl Streep accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award during the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, USA, 08 January 2017

More than a Latino "Reboot"

 01/09/2017 - 02:53
The reboot of the sitcom has been called the "Latino One Day at a Time". Photo: Netflix 
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Despite the fact that One Day at a Time deals with universal issues, almost every headline announcing its comeback qualified the show as Latino, reports Refinery29.

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Monday, January 9, 2017 - 2:38am
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The reboot of the sitcom has been called the "Latino One Day at a Time". Photo: Netflix 

Is Univison Losing young Latino viewers to the Competition?

 01/05/2017 - 11:16
 The Univision parade float in Boston's 2016 Dominican Parade. Photo: Commons/Wikimedia
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Univision's archrival Telemundo has been scoring more viewers aged 18 through 49 since July, reports the Los Angeles Times.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 11:03am
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 The Univision parade float in Boston's 2016 Dominican Parade. Photo: Commons/Wikimedia

"Rogue One" and the Importance of a Multicultural Cast

 01/05/2017 - 05:10
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a good example to understand why having a Film’s Multicultural Cast Is So Important. Photo: EFE
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a good example to understand why having a Film’s Multicultural Cast Is So Important. According to Slate Magazine, Latinos are the most underrepresented ethnic group in Hollywood despite making up approximately 17 percent of the U.S. population.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 4:44am
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a good example to understand why having a Film’s Multicultural Cast Is So Important. Photo: EFE

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