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The last mile of Brexit gets uphill

Negotiations for a post-Brexit agreement have continued this Saturday in Brussels with added pressure from the European Parliament, which requires having the final text before 00:00 on Monday or, otherwise, it will postpone its ratification to next year . In that case, the dreaded December 31 deadline would be reached without a deal, when the transitional period for the UK’s departure from the EU expires. In the absence of a…

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Longest favor: a driver takes a family of strangers 1,700 kilometers over icy roads

The coronavirus pandemic has made freedom to travel difficult and has turned some tours into true odysseys. This is what a family in the southern United States, the Marchessaults, living in Georgia, has experienced. The mother and the two children wanted to fulfill a dream: to meet with the father, a military man stationed in Alaska. Some 6,700 kilometers separated them, but also the restrictions imposed by the covid-19 and,…

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The Spanish confrontation, almost unique in Europe

Spain emerges again as a European exception, in this case due to the political tension generated by the coronavirus. After the difficulties shown a few months ago to achieve something as common in the community environment as a coalition government, Spanish political life is moving away from that of its neighbors due to the tension exhibited in the management of this crisis. With nuances, the exceptionality of the moment has…

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Venezuelan migration overwhelms the governments of Latin America

“There is widespread concern about a problem of a humanitarian dimension in all its extension,” sums up a senior official from one of the main powers of the Lima Group, the group of countries that decided to unite to achieve a political and negotiated solution to the Venezuelan crisis before the failure of the participation of the Organization of American States (OAS). So far, each country has applied individual measures,…

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The battle for water is now being fought on Wall Street

Lake Powell in Arizona, used to supply water to California, in September 2019.RICK WILKING / REUTERS Speculate with one of the scarcest resources in the world, capable of generating wars, strange geostrategic alliances or legions of environmental refugees when it is missing, and also when it rains too much. Or guarantee its proper use through proper management and timely satisfaction of the needs of sectors as diverse as agriculture, industry…

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Praise to the god Diego in the country of King Pelé

Pelé and Maradona, during an award ceremony in 1987 in Italy.AP Brazil, the country of Pelé, surrendered this Wednesday without nuances to Diego Armando Maradona as soon as his death was known. The historical rivalry with neighboring Argentina, the hostility between the followers of these two ball wizards, the comparisons, the lack of respect for the Argentine by the Brazilian fans were immediately put aside to give way to heartfelt…

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Claudia Villafañe, the most important woman in Maradona’s life and also in his goodbye

Claudia Villafañe he accompanied the Argentine star Diego Armando Maradona until after his death. Villafañe, mother of her daughters Dalma and Giannina, requested a divorce “due to abandonment of the home” in 2003, after 14 years of marriage, but she never stopped playing a key role in the life of the footballer, who died last Thursday at the age of 60 after a cardiorespiratory arrest. He hired the funeral home,…

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Dorianny Torres has just breastfed her young son Luis Joel and she wants to eat something sweet. “A candy, a cookie,” she says, sitting in the hammock of the PVC house where she is. “It’s anxiety,” he concludes. In a few hours, she is Venezuelan age 30 will embark for the state of Minas Gerais, southeast of Brazil, leaving Boa Vista, in the north of the country, accompanied by her…

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The trench of art

Feminist and anti-racist struggles, the urgency of sexual freedoms and the subversion of dominant discourses run through the present. As other ways of living, acting and loving materialize, the need to look back, to collect the work, the struggle and the suffering of those who have brought us here, becomes evident. The work of the British Derek Jarman (1942-1994), collected by the Reina Sofía Museum and the Spanish Film Library…

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