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Fraude a gran escala

 02/03/2017 - 07:26

El canal CNN en Español emitirá el próximo lunes una investigación sobre la presunta venta de pasaportes y visas desde la embajada de Venezuela en Irak, informó hoy el medio.

El especial "Pasaportes en la sombra", una investigación conjunta de CNN y su filial CNN en Español elaborada a lo largo de un año, se transmitirá el lunes a las 22.00 hora del este de EE.UU. en el programa "Conclusiones".

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Pasaportes, Venezuela, Fraude, Irak
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Fotogrtafía del 15 de octubre de 2013 de una mujer realizando el chequeo de los vuelos de pasajeros en el aeropuerto internacional "Simón Bolivar", en La Guaira (Venezuela).EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

Fear and Loathing in Tijuana

 02/03/2017 - 05:32
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The Mexican border city of Tijuana is reacting with fear to President Trump, reports The Economist

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Memorial coffins on the US-Mexico barrier for those killed crossing the border fence in Tijuana, México. Photo: Tomas Castelazo/Creative Commons

How will President Trump affect the Colombian economy?

 02/03/2017 - 04:57
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After a tumultuous 2016 – both economically and politically – Colombia could use a period of stability. But with its neighbor to the north now entering a strange new era, uncertainly will continue,reports The City Paper Bogotá.

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People waiting for the bus in Bogotá, Colombia. Photo: EFE/MAURICIO DUEÑAS CASTAÑEDA

Consumer Power: Uber CEO Resigns from Trump's Council after Criticism

 02/03/2017 - 04:34
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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says participation in president’s strategic and policy forum has been ‘misinterpreted’ as endorsement of Donald Trump’s agenda, reports The Guardian.

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Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick, to step down from Trump Advisory Council after harsh criticism from its users. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Barcelona has a Latino Flavor

 02/03/2017 - 03:50
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Latino rhythms are gaining space in Barcelona nights. Proof of this is the growing number of clubs and discos that program sessions and concerts of salsa, bachata, reggaeton, cumbia, merengue and mambo.

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Grammy-awarded Guaco, a well-known Venezuelan music band, during a concert in Barcelona, on December 9th.  His concert was long awaited by the Latino community in Barcelona. Photo: Guaco.    

Borderwise: Helping Immigrants Get their Green Cards for just $1

 02/03/2017 - 03:13
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Borderwise, cofounded by a Penn student, is a startup’s legal app that helps immigrants apply for their Green Cards. In response to Pres. Trump, they'll do it for just $1

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Borderwise is a startup’s legal app that helps immigrants apply for their Green Cards. In response to Pres. Trump, they'll do it for just $1. A demonstration in a Florida airport against Trump's travel ban on January 30. Photo: EFE/Lorenzo Castro

From Irish to Muslims: the History of U.S. Policies Against Poor Immigrants

 02/03/2017 - 02:42
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Hidetaka Hirota, author of the book Expelling the Poor, describes in The Atlantic the history of U.S. policies aimed at keeping poor immigrants out.

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Hidetaka Hirota, author of the book Expelling the Poor, describes the history of U.S. policies aimed at keeping poor immigrants out. Photo: An Afghan refugee about to start school in Athens, Greece. EFE/Orestis Panagiotou

Black, Latino workers accuse Amazon of discrimination in Massachussetts

 02/02/2017 - 04:42
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Lawyers filed complaint against Amazon with Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Tuesday

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Lawyers filed complaint with Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Tuesday. Photo: Wikimedia

An Initiative to Use the US Postal Service to Deliver Food to the Needy

 02/02/2017 - 04:23
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Students in St Louis propose to help millions of ‘food insecure’ people and reduce America’s food waste by using the vehicles and shuttered offices of the United States Postal Service, reports The Guardian,

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United States Postal Service delivery truck in San Francisco residential area. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

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From left: Francois-Henri Pinault, Gael García Bernal, Salma Hayek, Diego Luna, Alejandro González Iñarritu, Guillermo del Toro, una invitada, el director mexicano Alfonso Cuaron y el director de fotografía Emmanuel Lubezki posan a su llegada para la ceremonia por el Aniversario 70 del Festival de Cine de Cannes. EFE/Sebastien Nogier

From the iconic photo of the Mexican actors“dream team”  to mariachi celebrations,  the 2017 Cannes Festival edition has embraced Latin American culture.  Mexican director Michel Franco pesented “April’s Daughter,” with  Spanish actress Emma Suárez, another vision of yet another Latin American broken family.