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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) and Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela (R) shake hands next to Panamanian Vice President and Foreign Minister Isabel de Saint Malo, at Las Garzas Presidential Palace, in Panama City, Panama, October 18, 2018. EPA-EFE/Bienvenido Velasco

Mike Pompeo's visit to the region coincides with the crisis over the advance of a caravan of hundreds of Honduran migrants who plan to cross Mexico and enter the United States.

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Data Controversy Puts Facebook on the Ropes

 03/21/2018 - 05:00
A close-up image showing the Facebook app on an iPhone in Kaarst, Germany, Nov. 8, 2017. EPA-EFE FILE/SASCHA STEINBACH

Cambridge Analytica, the political data firm that worked for both the Trump and pro-Brexit campaigns, has suspended its CEO, Alexander Nix, amid furor over the access it gained to private information on more than 50 million Facebook users. The firm has been also accused of using bribes and sex workers to entrap politicians.


[OP-ED] Carta a las Mujeres

 03/16/2018 - 14:24
International Women's March. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick / AL DÍA News

En 1995, el Papa Juan Pablo II escribió una Carta a las Mujeres con motivo de la celebración de la IV Conferencia Mundial sobre la Mujer que tuvo lugar en Pekín, en la cual expresó su gratitud a la ONU, promotora de tan importante iniciativa.

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Transparency Int'l chief: "Corruption is like tango. You need two to dance.

 03/16/2018 - 05:41
La presidenta deTransparency International, Delia Ferreira, en un debate titulado "Rompiendo el ciclo de la corrupción" durante el Foro Económico Mundial para América Latina,  que tiene lugar en Sao Paulo esta semana. EPA-EFE/ Sebastiao Moreira

Corruption has permeated Latin America for many years, but the region's countries have the opportunity to "advance" and put an end to "impunity," the president of Transparency International, Delia Ferreira, said at the World Economic Forum on Latin America in Sao Paulo.

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