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Lydia Cacho, Mexican Journalist: "We're war correspondents in our own country"

 06/02/2017 - 05:55
Mexican activist and journalist Lydia Cacho during an interview with EFE in Madrid, Spain, Jun. 1, 2017. EFE/LUIS MILLAN

In her 2005 book "Los Demonios del Eden" (The Demons of Eden), Lydia Cacho exposed pedophile rings in Mexico operating under the protection of politicians and business leaders. A total of 126 reporters have been killed since 2000 in Mexico, one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists to work.

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EFE

Demonstrators gather at Texas Capitol to protest law prohibiting "sanctuary cities" in the state.

 05/30/2017 - 02:56
Demonstrators gather at Texas' Capitol, to protest a recently-passed law prohibiting "sanctuary cities" in the state, in Austin, United States, May 29, 2017. EFE/Alex Segura

About 1,000 demonstrators arrived from Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Arizona, North Carolina, New Mexico, Maryland and Virginia and protested with other Texas organizations to express their disagreement with SB4, which allows local authorities to question the immigration status of people who, for example, are detained or arrested for a traffic violation.

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EFE

Músicos de EEUU y México borran la frontera a punta de son jarocho

 05/28/2017 - 13:13
Una mujer habla con alguien tras la reja que separa la frontera entre México y EE.UU. ayer, sábado 27 de mayo de 2017, durante la décima edición del "Fandango Fronterizo", en Tijuana (México). EFE/David Maung

Decenas de personas de distintas partes del mundo se dieron cita a ambos lados del tramo del muro fronterizo que se extiende entre Tijuana (México) y la ciudad californiana de San Diego (EE.UU.) para compartir esta mezcla de versos, guitarras y el baile tradicional veracruzano.

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EFE

Biografía de Pedro Infante muestra un "ídolo inmortal" por sus valores

 05/26/2017 - 12:13
10/04/07.- Un hombre camina por el vestíbulo del Palacio Legislativo de la ciudad de México, durante la inauguración de la exposición fotográfica organizada por la Cámara de Diputados de México para conmemorar el 50 aniversario del actor y cantante mexicano Pedro Infante (1917-1957). EFE/Mario Guzmán

Si Pedro Infante continúa siendo "inmortal" a cien años de su nacimiento y 60 de su muerte es por "los valores que representó" para México y las buenas acciones que realizó, aunque él prefería guardarlas en secreto, afirma José Ernesto Infante Quintanilla, sobrino del actor y cantante.

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EFE

Electing a new president won't solve Mexico's problems, writer Diego Osorno says

 05/26/2017 - 03:12
Mexican journalist Diego Osorno in Tijuana, Mexico on May 24, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Zepeda

The 36-year-old journalist made his remarks in the border city of Tijuana, where he presented the latest edition of his book "Oaxaca sitiada" (Besieged Oaxaca). He first wrote the work a decade ago to tell the story of a 2006 uprising in that impoverished, largely Indian-populated state against then-Gov. Ulises Ruiz.

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EFE

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