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Chuck Berry, one of the great icons of rock and roll, dies at age 90

 03/19/2017 - 14:17

Chuck Berry, one of the great icons and founders of rock and roll, from the time he released "Maybellene" in 1955, died Saturday at his home at age 90, according to the County Police Of St. Charles, in Missouri, USA.

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US musician Chuck Berry performs during a concert held in Tenerife, Canarias Island, Spain, 28 March 2008. EPA/CRISTOBAL GARCIA

Fallece Derek Walcott, símbolo de la poesía del Caribe y Nobel de Literatura en 1992

 03/17/2017 - 12:38

La obra de Derek Walcott, fallecido a los 87 años, ha estado marcada por tres elementos fundamentales: su patria caribeña, la lengua inglesa y su origen africano.

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Fotografía de archivo fechada el 22 de agosto de 2012 que muestra al escritor Derek Walcott durante una rueda de prensa en San José (Costa Rica). El premio nobel de Literatura de 1992 Derek Walcott, nacido en Santa Lucía en 1930, murió hoy, viernes 17 de marzo de 2017, a los 87 años tras una enfermedad prolongada en su residencia, informó su familia. EFE/Jeffrey Arguedas

Caribbean Poet and Nobel Prize Derek Walcott Dies at 87

 03/17/2017 - 12:29
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Born in Saint Lucia in 1930, he was regarded by critics as one of the greatest Caribbean poets.

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 Archive photo dated August 22, 2012 showing writer Derek Walcott during a press conference in San Jose (Costa Rica). The 1992 Nobel Prize for Literature Derek Walcott, born in Saint Lucia in 1930, died today, Friday, March 17, 2017, at the age of 87 after a long illness, his family said. EFE/Jeffrey Arguedas

A Fresh Look at Latin American Dictatorships

 03/17/2017 - 07:03
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 Documentaries by a trio of young filmmakers who have looked to their own family histories as source material take fresh looks at Latin America's 20th-century dictatorships and armed conflicts.

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Chilean filmmaker Lissette Orozco speaks during an interview with EFE at Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG), in Guadalajara, Mexico on Mar. 16, 2017. EFE/Ulises Ruiz Basurto

Second Mexican migrant kills himself after being stopped at US border

 03/17/2017 - 06:46

Norberto Santa Cruz hanged himself inside a detention cell in El Paso, Texas, a week after his arrest.

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A Mural in El Paso (Texas), where an illegal Mexican migrant killed himself last weekend. Photo: Commons/Wikimedia

Prisciliano Pereza, the priest helping women get birth control at US border

 03/17/2017 - 06:27

For undocumented women make the perilous journey to the US, sexual violence is one among many threats.

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A protest in Mexico during the International Women's Day. EFE/Mario Guzmán

Has the Travel Ban Become Trump's Worst Enemy?

 03/17/2017 - 06:00

After a federal judge in Hawaii blocked the revised version of Trump’s travel ban on Wednesday, a judge in Maryland quickly followed suit, both of them ruling that the new executive order was essentially the same as the old one.

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A person holding placards during a protest against US President Donald J. Trump's revised Executive Order barring travel visas from six Muslim-majority countries, at Lafayette Park outside the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 06 March 2017. EPA/ERIK S. LESSER

Trump to ask Congress for deep cuts to domestic programs

 03/16/2017 - 06:48

Military spending would get the biggest boost in Trump’s proposed budget, with the environmental and state departments facing the greatest reductions

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Donald Trump's first budget: big hike for defense spending as most agencies cut. EFE/OLIVIER DOULIERY / POOL

Only seat for press during Tillerson's Asia tour goes to conservative media.

 03/16/2017 - 06:26

The United States State Department admitted Wednesday that it gave the only seat for media on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's plane to a reporter from a conservative media outlet during his tour of Asia, in order to spread "new, fresh perspectives" on US foreign policy.

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on an executive order signed by US President Donald J. Trump, regarding issues related to visas and travel, at the US Customs and Border Protection press room in the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC, USA, 06 March 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Dutch Elections: "We Rejected Populism"

 03/16/2017 - 06:16

The Dutch prime minister, Mark Rutte, has seen off a challenge from the anti-Islam populist Geert Wilders to claim a resounding victory in parliamentary elections widely seen as a test for resurgent nationalism before other key European polls.

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Leader of the Populist and anti-immigrant Durch party Geert Wilders acknowledged defeat and promised strong opposition in the Netherlands. EPA/ROBIN UTRECHT

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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.

March 27, 2017