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Disabled Latina activist heads University of Texas student body

 03/28/2017 - 03:14
Photo provided on Mar. 27, 2017 showing Alejandrina Guzman, at the University of Texas at Austin, United States. EFE/Alex Segura

Alejandrina Guzman is the new student body president at the University of Texas at Austin. As the top representative of the UT student body, Guzman will focus on protecting undocumented students and promoting a petition to declare U.T a "sanctuary campus."

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 3:00am
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A House Divided: Why the Republican healthcare bill was doomed and what to do next?

 03/25/2017 - 05:47
US President Donald Trump reacts after Republicans pulled their health care bill from the House floor on Friday in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, 24 March 2017, as US Vice President Mike Pence (R) and US Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tom Price (L) look on. EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL

Backing off from their key campaign promise marks a big defeat for both Ryan and the president, who’d pushed hard for the bill and then pressed for a vote on it. Trump is now presenting himself as a bystander to the loss, and Republican voters may well side with him.

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 5:30am
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No hay votos suficientes para aprobar plan salud

 03/24/2017 - 13:35
El presidente de la Cámara baja, Paul Ryan (c), camina por la Sala Nacional de las Estatuas en el Capitolio mientras se dirige a una sesión de la Cámara en Washington DC (Estados Unidos) hoy, 24 de marzo de 2017. El presidente, Donald Trump, sigue apostado por su plan de salud y ha forzado su votación hoy en la Cámara de Representantes, donde los conservadores ya han comenzado sus reuniones para tratar de sofocar una rebelión que amenaza la propuesta legislativa. EFE/Shawn Thew

El presidente de la Cámara de Representantes, el republicano Paul Ryan, acudió hoy a la Casa Blanca para informar al presidente Donald Trump de que no tiene los votos suficientes para que su plan de salud que prevé sustituir la ley sanitaria del expresidente Barack Obama sea aprobado hoy.

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 1:30pm
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Trump gives ultimatum to House Republicans to vote on healthcare plan

 03/24/2017 - 04:13
Trump demanded House Republicans vote on healthcare plan on Friday. US President Donald J. Trump prepares to greet truck drivers and trucking CEOs on the South Portico prior to their meeting to discuss health care at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 23 March 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

The vote on the bill was previously scheduled for Thursday but the lack of consensus among conservatives has postponed the process. If the legislation fails, there won’t be another effort to make good on the flagship Republican promise to replace Obama’s Affordable Care Act, Trump said.

 

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 3:15am
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Obama defiende su ley sanitaria antes de votación crucial para desmantelarla

 03/23/2017 - 10:35
El senador demócrata por Connecticut, Chris Murphy, realiza una presentación para esclarecer el plan American Health Care Act, la propuesta de ley de sanidad que busca reemplazar al Obamacare, durante una rueda de prensa en el Capitolio, Washington, Estados Unidos, el pasado 16 de marzo de 2017. EFE/Shawn Thew

En un extenso comunicado, Obama subraya que su reforma de la sanidad ha permitido a más de 20 millones de estadounidenses contar con un seguro médico. La Cámara de Representantes prevé votar hoy un proyecto defendido por el actual mandatario, Donald Trump, para desmantelar esa reforma.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:30am
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Demonstrators participate in a march in order to commemorate the International Women's Day in Santiago de Chile, Chile, 08 March 2016, where they asked for the end of discrimination and the decriminalization of abortion. The text reads ' I can choose'. EPA/MARIO RUIZ
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Led by President Michelle Bachelet's administration, the "historic" initiative legalizes abortion in case of fetal infeasibility, danger to women's life or health, and pregnancy from rape. Until yesterday, Chile was one of the few countries in the world that barred abortion under all circumstances.