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A century Later, the legacy of enslaved workers from India still shapes the Caribbean culture

 03/14/2017 - 04:40

The 19th-century brought large numbers of enslaved workers, mostly Indians and Hindus, to the Caribbean. The arguments about marriage and terrorism are part of its legacy.

 

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The 19th century flow of indentured workers from India still shapes the Caribbean. The Hanuman Temple at Carapichaima, near Chaguanas, in Trinidad and Tobago. Photo: Wikipedia

 

Is Jalisco the new Mexico's Silicon Valley?

 03/14/2017 - 04:16

Several Mexican Startups and Entrepeneurs are moving to the capital of Guadalajara amid fears of Trump's immigration policies, reported El País. 

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Guadalajara Cathedral in Jalisco, Mexico. Photo by El Agora.

No Hopes for Release for the Last Cuban Spy in a US Jail

 03/10/2017 - 04:43
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Ana Belén Montes, one of the top foreign spies captured in recent years, authored some of the key U.S. intelligence assessments on Cuba. She was arrested in 2001 and was sentenced in 2002 to serve 25 years in prison.

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Ana Belén Montes. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

Several states join Hawaii in legal fight against Trump's new immigration ban

 03/09/2017 - 16:05
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Several states, including Washington, Oregon and New York, on Thursday announced that they will join Hawaii in filing lawsuits against President Donald Trump"s new immigration order prohibiting US entry to citizens of six Muslim-majority nations and suspending the refugee entry program.

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A demonstrator holding a sign that reads 'I am an Immigrant', as he joined thousands to protest in the 'Free the People Immigration March' in downtown Los Angeles, California, USA, 18 February 2017 against the administration of US President Donald J. Trump. EFE/EPA/MIKE NELSON

6 Philly Buildings Designed by Female Architects

 03/09/2017 - 14:00

From private residences to public spaces, Women architects have left their footprint in the city

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The Parkway House was designed by Elizabeth Fleisher in 1953. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

U.S. says illegal immigration from Mexico declined last month

 03/09/2017 - 04:16
This photo of January 27 shows the three border fences between the United States and Mexico in the city of San Luis (Arizona). EFE / Gary Williams
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The number of illegal immigrants crossing into the United States from Mexico declined by 40 percent from January to February, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on Wednesday.The Trump Government attributes the decline to its hard line immigration policy, as reported in El País.

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This photo of January 27 shows the three border fences between the United States and Mexico in the city of San Luis (Arizona). EFE / Gary Williams

Wikileaks e-spying leaks endanger Americans

 03/09/2017 - 04:02
The CIA on Wednesday refused to confirm the validity of the information on electronic spying techniques made public by WikiLeaks, but it said that leaks of this kind put Americans in danger. EPA/DENNIS BRACK/POOL
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The CIA on Wednesday refused to confirm the validity of the information on electronic spying techniques made public by WikiLeaks, but it said that leaks of this kind put Americans in danger.

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The CIA on Wednesday refused to confirm the validity of the information on electronic spying techniques made public by WikiLeaks, but it said that leaks of this kind put Americans in danger. EPA/DENNIS BRACK/POOL

International Women's Day: Protests and Strike around the World

 03/09/2017 - 03:48
Demonstrators in Belgium protest women's rights. EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET
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Hundreds of women across America, and the whole world, stayed at home from work yesterday to demonstrate how much women contribute to the U.S. economy. This kind of strike may be an example of how Trump’s presidencycould be revitalizing American democracy.

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Demonstrators in Belgium protest women's rights. EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET

Bitter debate in Congress augurs tough road for Trump-backed healthcare plan

 03/08/2017 - 15:27

Congress was the scene on Wednesday of a bitter start to the debate on the new healthcare law with which Republicans hope to replace the healthcare reform of former President Barack Obama, and the acrimony among lawmakers presages a tough road toward approval for the plan, which is backed by President Donald Trump.

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Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Republican Kevin Brady, attends the committee's markup of reconciliation recommendations that will become part of the 'American Health Care Act', on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 08 March 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

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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