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No papers, no scholarship: Latino budding scientist becomes food truck chef

 06/20/2017 - 06:39
Dreamer Lorenzo Santillan in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. EFE/Beatriz Limon

After winning a prestigious robotics contest, Dreamer Lorenzo Santillan had the chance to become a scientist, but his immigration status kept him from getting a university scholarship and he had to find an alternative, which turned out to be a traveling food truck that he calls "Neither Here Nor There."

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Tense Times in Europe

 06/20/2017 - 06:06
A file picture showing a police operation under way on the Champs Elysees after a car collided with a police vehicle in Paris, France, June 19, 2017. EPA/CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON

An anti-Muslim attack in a London mosque on Saturday was followed by a frustrated terrorist attack on Monday in Paris, where an armed man identified as an Islamic extremist was killed after he rammed a card loaded with weapons and explosives in to a police convoy. Increasing Islamist terror and hate crime against Muslims at the same time...  is this exactly what ISIS want?  

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US-Panama Relations: Varela and Trump Discuss Common Challenges Facing the Region

 06/20/2017 - 04:49
US President Donald J. Trump (R) and the President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela shake hands in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 19 June 2017. EPA/Molly Riley / POOL

Both leaders met in Washington and agreed to work for peace and democracy in Venezuela. With an agenda focusing on security, fighting drug trafficking and controlling illegal immigration, Varela is expected to meet today with Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. 

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Medida que convertiría California en "estado santuario" recibe respaldos

 06/19/2017 - 16:16
El proyecto de ley que busca convertir a California en un "estado santuario" recibió hoy el respaldo del jefe del Departamento de Policía de Los Ángeles (LAPD), Charlie Beck, y el exfiscal general de Estados Unidos Eric Holder, entre otras autoridades policiales y políticas.

En una conferencia de prensa conjunta, el promotor de la iniciativa SB54, llamada "Ley de valores de California", el presidente encargado del senado Kevin De León, resaltó que "la SB54 hace las comunidades más seguras", porque "estamos bajo la amenaza constitucional de la Administración Trump".

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View of the damages caused after the passage of Hurricane Maria on Friday, September 22, 2017, in San Juan (Puerto Rico). Although it is already far from Puerto Rico, which devastated with floods and massive power outages on Tuesday, Maria could leave the island up to an additional 6 inches (152 millimeters) of water, with isolated storms that would leave a total accumulation of 40 inches (1016 millimeters) . EFE / Thais Llorca

After hours isolated and without electricity throughout the island, the rescue groups try to evaluate the outcome of Hurricane Maria, and the images are devastating.