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Heating Up: Macron and Le Pen clash in TV debate ahead of France election

 05/04/2017 - 04:57
Pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen face off in a final televised debate on 03 May that will showcase their starkly different visions of France's future ahead of this weekend's presidential election run-off. EPA/ERIC FEFERBERG / POOL

 The two presidential candidates of France, the socio-liberal Emmanuel Macron and the far right Marine Le Pen, held a brutal televised debate on Wednesday evening, three days before the presidential runoff elections on May 7.

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Pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen face off in a final televised debate on 03 May that will showcase their starkly different visions of France's future ahead of this weekend's presidential election run-off. EPA/ERIC FEFERBERG / POOL

US House of Representatives to vote on Trump's new health law

 05/04/2017 - 04:29
Republican Congressman from Michigan Fred Upton speaks to the media about health care negotiations after meeting with US President Donald J. Trump outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 03 May 2017. Upton, and Republican Congressman from Missouri Billy Long (L) have switched their votes to a 'yes' on an Obamacare repeal and replacement. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

If the law is passed, it will be the first legislative victory for Donald Trump, after more than 100 days in Office.

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Republican Congressman from Michigan Fred Upton speaks to the media about health care negotiations after meeting with US President Donald J. Trump outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 03 May 2017. Upton, and Republican Congressman from Missouri Billy Long (L) have switched their votes to a 'yes' on an Obamacare repeal and replacement. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

Puerto Rico, ¿en bancarrota?

 05/03/2017 - 12:25
El gobernador de Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló Nevares (i) y el representante ante la Junta de Supervisión Fiscal (JSF), Elías Sánchez (d), de comunicación en una rueda de prensa en La Fortaleza de San Juan este, miércoles 3 de mayo de 2017 en San Juan (P. Rico). EFE/Thais Llorca
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El gobernador de Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, ha declarado que moverá la crisis de deuda de la isla hacia la Corte Federal de Quiebras.

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El gobernador de Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló Nevares (i) y el representante ante la Junta de Supervisión Fiscal (JSF), Elías Sánchez (d), de comunicación en una rueda de prensa en La Fortaleza de San Juan este, miércoles 3 de mayo de 2017 en San Juan (P. Rico). EFE/Thais Llorca

Líderes latinos animan a resistir a Trump y a empoderar a los hispanos

 05/03/2017 - 11:48
En la imagen, (de izda a dcha) el cantante y actor Jencarlos Canela, la escritora mexicana Julissa Arce, la directora de cine Paola Mendoza, y el astronauta José Hernández, durante el evento. EFE/Miriam Barlichón
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Líderes de la comunidad latina animaron hoy a los hispanos residentes en Estados Unidos a empoderarse y resistir frente al presidente, Donald Trump, y sus políticas migratorias.
 

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En la imagen, (de izda a dcha) el cantante y actor Jencarlos Canela, la escritora mexicana Julissa Arce, la directora de cine Paola Mendoza, y el astronauta José Hernández, durante el evento. EFE/Miriam Barlichón

El Senado de los Estados Unidos se manifiesta en el caso Venezuela

 05/03/2017 - 11:23
Manifestantes participan en una protesta ayer, martes 2 de mayo de 2017, en Caracas (Venezuela). EFE/MIGUEL GUTIÉRREZ
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Un grupo importante de senadores, tanto Republicanos como Demócratas, introducirán una legislación de gran alcance el día de hoy para abordar la crisis en Venezuela.

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Manifestantes participan en una protesta ayer, martes 2 de mayo de 2017, en Caracas (Venezuela). EFE/MIGUEL GUTIÉRREZ

Hillary Clinton habla por primera vez de su derrota electoral y asume su parte de culpa

 05/03/2017 - 07:21
Hillary Clinton durante un rally electoral en Iowa, en enero de 2016. Foto: Wikipedia
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La ex candidata demócrata también culpó a los ataques informáticos rusos y al director del FBI por difundir la carta en relación a las investigaciones  de su correo electrónico personal  a los pocos días de las elecciones.  

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Hillary Clinton durante un rally electoral en Iowa, en enero de 2016. Foto: Wikipedia

"You crossed over before, right?"

 05/03/2017 - 05:12
Honduran citizen Fredy Hernandez has been deported twice on his way north, but he'll try again. He wants to spend five years in the United States to make money. Staying there to live permanently hasn't crossed his mind."There's no sense in staying, it's like living in prison. A golden cage," he said. EFE/Jose Mendez

Two Honduran cousins determined to migrate to US despite stricter immigration controls imposed by the Donald Trump administration. 

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Honduran citizen Fredy Hernandez has been deported twice on his way north, but he'll try again. He wants to spend five years in the United States to make money. Staying there to live permanently hasn't crossed his mind."There's no sense in staying, it's like living in prison. A golden cage," he said. EFE/Jose Mendez

Governor: $1 million in material damage from Puerto Rico protest

 05/03/2017 - 04:38
Protesters break windows during the general strike against austerity measures, which coincides with the International Workers Day, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2017. EFE/THAIS LLORCA
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Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello said Tuesday that calculations are that the value of material damage resulting from the violent demonstration earlier this week in San Juan is $1 million.

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Protesters break windows during the general strike against austerity measures, which coincides with the International Workers Day, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 1, 2017. EFE/THAIS LLORCA

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Dozens of people queue in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, USA, today, June 26, 2017. EFE/Jim Lo Scalzo

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