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80 Cuban doctors desert Venezuela, await US visas in Bogota

 04/18/2017 - 05:22
A group of Cuban doctors, in Bogota, Colombia on Apr. 16, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ
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Some 180 Cuban doctors, up to now part of their island's medical mission in Venezuela, have deserted that country and are now waiting in Bogota in hopes the United States will provide them with visas.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 5:15am
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A group of Cuban doctors, in Bogota, Colombia on Apr. 16, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ

Hundreds gather at White House to protest Trump's immigration policies

 04/14/2017 - 03:12
Under the slogan "We belong together," families from Miami, New York, Colorado and the Washington DC area gathered at Lafayette Park, in front of the presidential mansion, to "raise the community's awareness that we should be united." EFE/Shawn Thew
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About 200 people – including a number of small children – gathered before the White House on April 13, 2017, to protest the immigration policies of President Donald Trump and denounce the family separation created by the massive deportations undertaken by the magnate.

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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 3:00am
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Under the slogan "We belong together," families from Miami, New York, Colorado and the Washington DC area gathered at Lafayette Park, in front of the presidential mansion, to "raise the community's awareness that we should be united." EFE/Shawn Thew

Arizona congressman sues Trump administration over border wall

 04/13/2017 - 05:21
Arizona - U.S. Customs & Border Protection Southwest Border Fence Line. Photographer: Donna Burton

Vicente Fox without the "F" word

 04/12/2017 - 18:52
Vicente Fox le concedió una entrevista exclusiva a AL DÍA News durante su visita a Filadelfia, invitado por el World Affairs Council of Philadelphia. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News. 

The former president of Mexico came to Philadelphia to talk about the wall, this time in a very different way.  

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 1:00pm
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Vicente Fox granted an exclusive interview to AL DÍA News during his visit to Philadelphia, invited by the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick / AL DÍA News.

Cofundadora de "Black Lives Matter" pide movilización más allá de las redes

 04/12/2017 - 07:59
Alicia Garza at the AWID Forum plenary 2016. Photo: Wikimedia

En una conferencia en la Universidad de Columbia, la activista Alicia Garza se mostró crítica con la Administración Trump, acusándola de incluir "verdaderos racistas blancos."

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:45am
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Alicia Garza at the AWID Forum plenary 2016. Photo: Wikimedia

Honduran woman saves herself, family from violent extortion gang

 04/12/2017 - 07:42
Undated photo provided on Apr. 11, 2017 showing 37-year-old Honduran citizen Carolina, who fled from their native Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital, because for over a year Barrio 18 members had demanded more and more protection money every week to "watch over your business." EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez
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Carolina and her family fled from their native Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital, because for over a year Barrio 18 members had demanded more and more protection money every week to "watch over your business."Their original destination had been the United States until Donald Trump's arrival in the White House temporarily put the brakes on that idea.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:30am
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Undated photo provided on Apr. 11, 2017 showing 37-year-old Honduran citizen Carolina, who fled from their native Tegucigalpa, the Honduran capital, because for over a year Barrio 18 members had demanded more and more protection money every week to "watch over your business." EFE/Sashenka Gutierrez

Mapping the History of Latino Urban Riots

 04/12/2017 - 03:46
An African-American youth at a segregated drinking fountain in Halifax, North Carolina, in 1938. Photo: John Vachon for U.S. Farm Security Administration - Library of Congress.
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Urban rebellions in the United States are largely seen as the byproduct of African American rage. Thus, some Latinos might feel embarrassed that identical outbreaks of violence have occurred in the community.

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An African-American youth at a segregated drinking fountain in Halifax, North Carolina, in 1938. Photo: John Vachon for U.S. Farm Security Administration - Library of Congress.

Mexican journalist seeking asylum in the US held for more than two months

 04/12/2017 - 03:21
Photograph of a State Police van in front of the facilities of the weekly Zeta, on Monday, April 10, 2017, in Tijuana, Mexico. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) today requested the Baja California state government to implement protective measures for officers, employees and facilities of the weekly magazine Zeta in the face of alleged threats from organized crime. EFE / Joebeth Terriquez
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Lawyer of reporter Martín Méndez says his detention reflects new Trump's policy is targeting all Mexicans.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 3:15am
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Photograph of a State Police van in front of the facilities of the weekly Zeta, on Monday, April 10, 2017, in Tijuana, Mexico. Mexico's National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) today requested the Baja California state government to implement protective measures for officers, employees and facilities of the weekly magazine Zeta in the face of alleged threats from organized crime. EFE / Joebeth Terriquez

US strengthens measures against undocumented migrants

 04/12/2017 - 02:39
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions (L) visits the Mariposa border in Nogales, Arizona, United States, 11 April 2017, as part of his visit to the border between Mexico and the US. EFE/Gary Williams
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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Donald Trump administration will send more immigration judges to detention centers on the border with Mexico and greater efforts will be made to punish undocumented migrants who reenter the country after being deported.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 2:30am
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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions (L) visits the Mariposa border in Nogales, Arizona, United States, 11 April 2017, as part of his visit to the border between Mexico and the US. EFE/Gary Williams

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File photo showing the 'Friendship Fence' between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. EFE/JASON SZENES

On the same day as Trump appeared to back down on his demand for funding from Congress, Mexican foreign minister Luis Videgaray called the idea ofbuilding a border wall“unfriendly, “a hostile act” and “unlikely to fulfill the objectives” of stopping the flow of migrants and illegal merchandise into the United States.