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The crash that devestated the soccer world

 11/29/2016 - 12:43
Chapecoense supporters meet in front of the team's club, in Chapecó (Brazil), after the plane in which the team traveled crashed near Medellín (Colombia).EFE / BIA PIVA / DIÁRIO DO IGUAÇU /

There are futbol teams that have stars such as Ronaldo, Messi, and Neymar that can fill stadiums every week and can win major titles almost every year. On the other hand, there are teams that build from the ground up piece by piece who can only dream of reaching a playoff position but will keep battling till the final whistle.

Barbarian Days

 11/22/2016 - 15:29
World Surf League shows Frederico Morais of Portugal winning his Round Four heat to advance to the Quarter Finals of the Hawaiian Pro, Haleiwa, Hawaii, USA on Tuesday November 18, 2016.  EFE/EPA/KELLY CESTARI / HO 

William Finnegan, winner of the Pulitzer prize for Biography 2016, was born into an Irish Catholic family from New York and they moved to Hawaii when he was a kid. He remembers going to the church on Sunday and going to beach to surf afterwards. Since his early years, Finnegan has tried to combine his two life passions: surfing and journalism. He has covered the Apartheid, Balkan wars and Latin American Politics:  “Power tends to corrupt people and absolute power tends to corrupt in absolute terms. The less civilized people I have seen is the people who has power.

Filantropía en la era de la diversidad

 11/22/2016 - 14:07
Filantropía en la era de la diversidad

El mundo de la filantropía evoca imágenes de hombres y mujeres adinerados luciendo tuxedos y pieles en fiestas y galas de lujo. El estereotipo es merecido - generaciones de ricos patrones donando generosamente su dinero y prestigio a un selecto grupo de fundaciones, año tras año, creando un sólido sistema, aunque también elitista, rehogado en una buena dosis de tradición y ego.

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Philantropies in the age of diversity

 11/22/2016 - 13:47
Philantropies in the age of diversity

The world of philanthropy conjures images of well-heeled men and women donning tuxedos and furs at fancy galas. The stereotype is well-deserved - generations of wealthy patrons lavishly contributed money and prestige to a select group of foundations over the generations, creating a robust yet exclusionary system steeped in tradition and ego.

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[OP-ED]: What is the problem with Argentina?

 11/17/2016 - 08:14
Lionel Messi (c) from Argentina in action Colombia, in the match for the South American qualifiers between Argentina and Colombia for the 2018 World Cup Russia, at the San Juan Del Bicentenario stadium in San Juan (Argentina) ). EFE
 
 

The tough defeat at Brazilian soil, 3-0, frightened many soccer fans that questioned Argentina’s chances to qualify for the 2018 Russia World Cup. Anyhow, Leo Messi put things back on track with an amazing performance on Tuesday during his country’s win over Colombia by the same score, 3-0. 

Do not even think in betting against Argentina playing at the 2018 World Cup! 

Plain Text Author: 
Rafael Cervera

[OP-ED]: ¿Qué pasa con Argentina?

 11/17/2016 - 08:11
Lionel Messi (c) de Argentina en acción Colombia, en el partido por las eliminatorias sudamericanas entre Argentina y Colombia para la Copa Mundo Rusia 2018, en el estadio San Juan Del Bicentenario, en San Juan (Argentina). EFE
 
 

La dura derrota sufrida en tierras brasileñas, 3-0, disparó las alarmas de gran parte de la prensa mundial, que comenzó a cuestionar hasta las posibilidades de Argentina para clasificarse a la Copa del Mundo de Rusia 2018. Sin embargo, Leo Messi se encargó el martes de poner las cosas en su sitio, liderando a su selección a una contundente victoria sobre Colombia por el mismo marcador, 3-0.  

No lo duden, ¡Argentina jugará el Mundial 2018 en Rusia! 

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Rafael Cervera

The Goal For Unity

 10/19/2016 - 02:32

The quarterfinals of the 2016 Philadelphia Unity Cup took place on the LaSalle University campus in Northwest Philadelphia. One group of combatants on the pitch were that of a prized fight while the other group could have been a “David vs. Goliath” type of battle.

 The first match began with the United States versus Ukraine. Both teams made their way into the quarterfinals with victories over Spain and Italy respectively in the knockout rounds last week. Throughout the game, each team took turns in finding ways to penetrate through the defenses.

Una conferencia de mujeres para empoderamiento, conexiones, y carcajadas: Lo que aprendieron

 10/08/2016 - 12:41

En la edición del 2016 de la Conferencia para Mujeres en Pensilvania, llevado a cabo en el Centro de Convenciones y producido por las estrategias Hill + Knowlton, cerca de nueve mil mujeres (y algunos hombres) de todas las edades y provenientes de todos los escenarios, se juntaron para promover conexiones laborales, alentar el crecimiento personal y aprender de personajes inspiradores de la ciudad, como es el caso de Anita Hill. Asimismo asistieron para reírse a carcajadas de las notas carismáticas de Abby Wambach y Mindy Kaling.

A women’s conference for empowerment, networking, and laughs: What they learned

 10/08/2016 - 12:20

At the 2016 Pennsylvania Conference for Women, hosted at The Pennsylvania Convention Center and produced by Hill + Knowlton strategies, about nine thousand women- and a few men -of all ages and backgrounds came together to foster career connections, personally grow, and learn from inspiring movers and shakers of the city, such as Anita Hill. They also came to laugh (a lot) at the charismatic keynotes from Abby Wambach and Mindy Kaling.

OP-ED: Guardiola gana a Mourinho su primer duelo en la Premier League

 09/13/2016 - 08:44

Había una vez dos entrenadores geniales, engreídos, efectivos, grandes comunicadores… que marcaron la época del deporte, no solo en España, sino en todo el planeta. Uno de ellos, portugués, se forjó en Barcelona, en el equipo del que el otro era una de las estrellas. El jugador, tras retirarse, se hizo entrenador en las fuerzas inferiores del Barça, el equipo de sus amores.

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Rafael Cervera

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