Spanish newspaper El País selected the best movies produced in Latinamerica in 2016.
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The Financial Times interviews Angus Deaton, winner of the Nobel Prize for economics in 2015. An optimistic defender of globalization, he believes Trump's success relies on his continuous references to income as he only means to happiness.
President-elect Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday for a strengthening of America’s nuclear weapons programme, throwing into doubt longstanding efforts to reduce its arsenal. His comments came the same day that Vladimir Putin said Russia needs to ‘strengthen the military potential of strategic nuclear forces’
The Guardian reports that while Donald Trump prepares to take office, minority lawmakers in Congress are vowing to fight any proposals that would take aim at marginalized communities across America.
VQR magazine reports about San Salvador’s upstart mayor, Nayib Bukele, who has promised a new way forward for a city besieged by decades of violence. His biggest obstacle, however, may not be the city’s gangs, but the city’s idea of itself.
Fortune Magazine interviews Marlon Nichols, co-founder of Cross Culture Ventures, a V.C firm focused on the untapped talents of entrepreneurs of color. Nichols believes Latinos and Black offer attractive investment opportunities for entrepeneurs.
How a Chinese billionaire’s dream of making an underwater fantasy blockbuster turned into a legendary movie fiasco.
The Guardian reports about Trump's decision to choose Peter Navarro, a University of California, Irvine, economist who has accused China of effectively waging economic war against the United States, to head a trade policy council inside the White House. The move which may upset Beijing, whic considers Navarro for being a radical hawk.
The Guardian visited an immigration detention center in Pennsylvannia and asked the children incarcerated about their Christmas wishes. They all wish the same: freedom.
Spanish newspaper El Mundo explains how does the communications strategy of the Islamic State works. In order to attract new members, ISIS relies on Western culture codes, like Hollywood and videogames.
Ikea Will Pay $50 Million for Wrongful Deaths of Three Toddlers. The Philadelphia Inquirer talks to one of the family victims, from West Chester, PA.
El País newspaper reports from the Morgue in Tlanepantla and talks with the relatives of the 32 people killed in the explosions at Tultepec.
On the years after the Second World War, Mexico's music dominated the music scene in former Yugoslavia. It was the beggining of the Cold War and the Socialist regime of Tito thought that Mexican music was non-political.
The events in Ankara and Berlin revealed the differences between how the outgoing Obama administration and incoming Trump administration respond to violent attacks overseas.
Berlin Christmas market attack killer still on the loose. Investigators say they arrested wrong man over truck attack that killed 12 and injured dozens more in a Christmas market at the German capital. Chancellor Angela Merkel faces growing criticism over migrant policy, security measures.
At least 31 people died and 50 others were injured after an explosion ripped through a popular fireworks market in Mexico.
The Atlantic reports about an explosion at a Florida nylon factory that has left American grocery stores with a sudden Reddi-wip shortage. Though this incident will make it harder to find the popular whipped cream topping this year, it also serves as an important reminder to appreciate the vast network of people and machines that go into making the treat possible to find.
The morning after the presidential elections, 32-year-old Justine Haemmerli decided to expand her community of volunteers to take action to make Philadelphia better.
The New York Times reports about a Spanish restaurant chain’s business model: use revenue made by serving breakfast and lunch to cover the costs of free dinners for homeless people.
Mezcal has become so popular around the world that local producers are struggling to keep the industry from being taken over by big corporations.
Andrey Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, was assassinated by a Turkish police officer during a gallery opening in Ankara. The gunman was heard shouting "Don't forget Syria" during the attack.
A truck rammed into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin Monday, killing at least 12 people and injuring dozens more. The German authorities consider it a terrorist attack.
Latino children with health coverage reached a record high 92.5 percent in 2015, the second year after key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) took effect, according to a report conducted by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) and Georgetown University.
On Sunday, many demonstrators in California protested the election of Donald Trump and called on the Electoral College to change their ballots to reflect the will of the people where Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton won almost three million more votes than her Republican rival. The Electoral College will meet otoday to officially determine who will be the next US president.
The Wahington Post analyses the raise in fatal police shootings involving people armed with air guns, toys or replicas.In the last two years, police killed at least 86 people dislpaying 'fake' guns.