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A Plan to Save Philadelphia Schools

 01/05/2017 - 11:48
 Philadelphia School District Building. Photo: Commons/Wikimedia
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The Huffington Post reports about how Jeff Yass, a local billionaire, wants to overhaul public education in Philadelphia. The co-founder of Susquehanna Investment Group (SIG) presented his bold initiative at Philadelphia Magazine’s Thinkfest last November.

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 Philadelphia School District Building. Photo: Commons/Wikimedia

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

Lost City: Ancient Ruins amid the Honduran Rain Forest

 01/05/2017 - 10:56
EFE/Esteban Biba
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Undisturbed for centuries, the ruins of a city in a barely accessible region of Honduras suggest an ancient apocalypse, reports The New Yorker.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 10:44am
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EFE/Esteban Biba

"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

Mexico Appoints Trump's "Wondeful Man" New Foreign Minister

 01/05/2017 - 04:44
The Mexican president announced on Wednesday that his former finance minister, Luis Videgaray, will now become his new minister of foreign affairs, just four months after getting fired from his previous Cabinet post for reportedly arranging Trump’s campaign stop in Mexico City. EFE/Sáshenka Gutiérrez
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President Enrique Pena Nieto appointed his former finance minister Luis Videgaray, who Donald Trump called a “wonderful man,” as Mexico’s foreign minister Wednesday as he prepares for the change of command in Washington.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 4:11am
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The Mexican president announced on Wednesday that his former finance minister, Luis Videgaray, will now become his new minister of foreign affairs, just four months after getting fired from his previous Cabinet post for reportedly arranging Trump’s campaign stop in Mexico City. EFE/Sáshenka Gutiérrez

Apple pulls New York Times app from China app store

 01/05/2017 - 03:50
Under pressure of Chinese authorities, Apple has decided to remove The New York Times app from Apple Store in China. Photo: Commons/Wikimedia
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Apple has withdrawn the New York Times from its China App Store, following a request from Chinese authorities.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:23am
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Under pressure of Chinese authorities, Apple has decided to remove The New York Times app from Apple Store in China. Photo: Commons/Wikimedia

The Cold Thaw: Political Arrests in Cuba Rised in 2016

 01/05/2017 - 03:20
Two Cuban teenagers in Havanna this week. Photo: EFE / Alejandro Ernesto
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Cuba ended a year marked by the opening to the United States and the death of Fidel Castro with a record of political arrests.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 3:06am
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Two Cuban teenagers in Havanna this week. Photo: EFE / Alejandro Ernesto

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