Monday, June 18, 2018

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IMMIGRATION CHILDREN - Washington - President Donald Trump’s policy to separate children from their parents when families cross the US-Mexico border illegally is facing broad opposition from his own allies, the Republicans.

IMMIGRATION SHELTERS - Tucson (AZ) – Tears streaming down children’s faces after being separated from their parents at the border led Antar Davidson to quit as a social worker in a shelter in Tucson (Arizona) that he describes as "an understaffed, unequipped" and “prison-like” place.

LATIN ARMED FORCES - Los Angeles - Although the number of Latinos in the Armed Forces is similar to the percentage in the population of the country, the largest minority in the United States has hardly representation in commanding ranks, claimed the group of Hispanic veterans CASABA.

CLIMATE CHANGE - Washington - The latest study by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) analyzes the future economic consequences of sea level rise in the country's real estate market.

CUBA RELATIONS - Miami - The Inspire America Foundation, which advocates the end of the opening to Cuba, today thanked President Donald Trump for the change of policy towards the regime and asked him to consider ten initiatives, such as the return of the island to the list of State sponsors of terrorism.

UN PUERTO RICO - United Nations - The United Nations Decolonization Committee is currently conducting its annual review of the situation in Puerto Rico.

PUERTO RICO DESASTRES - San Juan - The commissioner of the Bureau of Emergency Management and Disaster Management (Nmead) of Puerto Rico, Carlos Acevedo, announced today an exercise in which they will review and test the systems of a natural disaster warning , with the participation of national and federal agencies, such as FEMA.

KINGS OF SPAIN - San Antonio (TX) - The kings of Spain conclude their visit to San Antonio with a breakfast with Spanish businesspersons, among other events, before going to Washington to meet Tuesday with President Donald Trump.

ZOE SALDAÑA - Los Angeles - Hollywood blockbusters such as "Avatar", Marvel movies or "Star Trek" have a common Caribbean glow: actress Zoe Saldaña as part of her cast, who is turning 40 tomorrow.

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