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Alcalde: "My art reflects all that is going on in the contemporary world"

 03/21/2017 - 03:56
Alfredo Alcalde during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/Alex Cruz
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Alfredo Alcalde, one of the best-known artists in Peru, considers it an honor to paint murals in Mexico, the nation that made them a signature art form of its culture.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 3:45am
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Alfredo Alcalde during an interview with EFE in Mexico City, Mexico on Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/Alex Cruz

Rex Tillerson will miss Nato talks for China meeting and visit to Russia

 03/21/2017 - 03:46
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a joint press conference with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (not seen) at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, Mar. 18, 2017. EPA/LINTAO ZHANG / POOL
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The U.S. secretary of state is reportedly considering skipping what would have been his first meeting of NATO foreign ministers in April to attend President Trump’s expected talks with the Chinese president.

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a joint press conference with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (not seen) at Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, Mar. 18, 2017. EPA/LINTAO ZHANG / POOL

Serious Accusations: FBI confirms probe of Trump campaign's Russia ties

 03/21/2017 - 03:10
FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Select Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian active measures during the 2016 election campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 20 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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The FBI director confirmed Monday that his agency is investigating possible collusion between the United States President"s campaign and the Russian government to influence the 2016 US presidential election.

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FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Select Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian active measures during the 2016 election campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 20 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Atlantic City and Miami Beach: two different strategies to handle sea level rise

 03/20/2017 - 04:50

Climate change is making floods more common and as the New Jersey resort braces for the next Sandy, the well-heeled Florida city is throwing money at the problem, reported The Guardian.

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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 4:30am
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A view out the back of a New Jersey Army National Guard M35 2½ ton cargo truck conducting relief operations on Oct. 29 in Atlantic City, N.J. during Hurricane Sandy. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Matt Hecht)

FBI director to testify on Trump wiretapping claim and Russia campaign links

 03/20/2017 - 04:33

The directors of the FBI and the NSA will break their public silence today about their investigations into possible links between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign at a rare open congressional intelligence committee hearing.

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FBI Director James Comey is said to have privately confided there are no grounds for Donald Trump’s wiretapping claims. EPA/Jim Lo Scalzo

Merkel-Trump Visit: "It Could Have Been a Lot Worst"

 03/20/2017 - 03:57

Despite their differences in important issues like the refugees, the role of the US in NATO and the future of the European Union, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Washington last Friday wasn't that bad as expected. 

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US President Donald J. Trump (R) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) speak during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 17 March 2017. Merkel's original visit on 14 March had to be postponed due to bad weather. (Alemania, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/CLEMENS BILAN

Whitney Biennial: Where Art Tells Us that Politics Had Better Times

 03/20/2017 - 03:06

Most of the works were chosen before last year’s Presidential election and makes us feel nostalgic, as reported in The New Yorker. Among the selected artists are two prominent Latinos: Rafa Esparza and Raúl de Nieves. 

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Monday, March 20, 2017 - 2:45am
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Attendees take pictures of a by Mexican artist Raul de Nieves, during the 2017 Whitney Biennial held at Whitney Museum of American Art's in New York, United States on Mar. 13, 2017. EFE/Andrew Gombert

Life in a Cuban Jail

 03/19/2017 - 14:54

For over a decade Stephen Purvis had been a pillar of Havana's expat community, one of many foreign businessmen investing in Cuba's crawl from Cold War communism towards modernity. But for reasons unknown to him he was also under State Security's microscope. One morning during the height of President Raúl Castro's purges in 2012, he was arrested and taken away into the absurd and brutal world of Cuban justice.

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Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 2:30pm
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In 2012,  a British businessman was arrested for unknown reasons and taken away into the absurd and brutal world of Cuban justice. 

Inside one of the prison buildings at Presidio Modelo, Isla de la Juventud, Cuba. Wikimedia/Commons

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Thousands of pro EU protesters march towards parliament in London, Britain, Mar. 25, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN
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Tens of thousands of European Union supporters gathered in London on Saturday to show their rejection of Brexit and demand a second referendum. The marches coincided with the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, which led to the foundation of the EU.

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