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Premieres, new music and 3 other entertainment news of the week
As usual, here are the most relevant entertainment news of this week.
The story behind Residente's depressing new song
René Pérez Joglar, artistically known as Residente, released his new song in which he reveals a side that we had not known about until now.
Do you know what Latamleaks is?
Here we tell you everything you need to know about this platform to fight corruption in the region
YHLQMDLG: the new album by Bad Bunny
Bad bunny destroyed the internet this weekend with his new album, here we talk about it.
In Cuba, cleaner rivers follow greener farming
A team of Cuban and U.S scientists have worked together to find the impacts of contemporary agriculture on water quality in Cuba's rivers.
The first 2020 caravan of migrants arrives to Mexico
One of the biggest challenges that the Mexican president faces, has to do with the migration flow in his country and neighboring countries.
The natural disasters of 2020
The beginning of 2020 does not give truce. From major fires to droughts, nature is calling on the human being.
Facts About Illegal WiFi Hotspots in Cuba
The Internet in Cuba was introduced in the late ’90s, but it wasn’t until 2007 that it’s greatly improved
Latin America lives its worst economic moment in 70 years
The ECLAC study revealed that the region faces almost zero economic growth.
What you need to know about Miss Universe coronation
We bring you some of the events that stood out most during the Miss Universe reign last Sunday
Evo Morales, traveling to Cuba
The Mexican Foreign Secretary announced that Morales had left Mexico on Friday morning
This is how four Latin American presidents reacted to the protests
Each of these leaders has had a different reaction to the social demands of their countries.
How many victims have left the Latin American protests?
The figures are worrisome and reveal the serious social situation of these countries
Music and protest: these are the artists who supported demonstrations in 2019
With regard to the national strike that began on November 21 in Colombia, we gather in this short list the musical artists who have demonstrated in favor of civic protests in Latin America .
Nicaragua's crisis: Is the end of Daniel Ortega approaching?
Nicaragua has been in a political and economic crisis since April 2018 after students demanded the resignation of Daniel Ortega.
After trade deal, unhealthy foods flowed into Central America
The study analyzes the availability of non-nutritious food in the years after the Central America Free Trade Agreement was signed with the US.
Warning: Latin America has dengue
Of the more than two million people reported to have suffered dengue in 2019, more than 700 have lost their lives .
Children at risk of lead poisoning in Cuba
Journalist Mónica Baró made a report that tracks Cuban families whose relatives and children in the San Miguel del Padrón neighborhood are victims of lead poisoning
Visit these 5 world heritage towns in Latin America
Latin America is full of magical places that can make your travels a unique experience. Get to know these villages and fall in love with the region.
Why did the United States sanction Raúl Castro?
In a press release, Mike Pompeo announced that the former Cuban president was sanctioned
Onion and garlic consumption may reduce breast cancer risk
Onions and garlic are key ingredients in sofrito, a condiment that's a staple of Puerto Rican cuisine. They may also be a recipe for reducing the risk of breast cancer.
'Revolution Sunday': The Cuban voice from the in-xile
Wendy Guerra exposes through a fiction novel the situation of several Cuban artists victims of ostracism, exile, and censorship.
OAS Commission protests prohibition of entry to Nicaragua
A commission of the Organization of American States on Nicaragua complained about an order from the government of Daniel Ortega, which prohibited him from entering the country
New storm hits devastated Bahamas
A new storm on Friday caused heavy rains and winds in the Bahamas, after the devastation suffered weeks before by Hurricane Dorian
Twitter blocks Raúl Castro and Cuban state media accounts
The Cuban journalists' union called the decision "massive censorship"
'Everything is gone:' Bahamians struggle in Dorian's devastating wake
Stunned residents of the Bahamas surveyed the wreckage of their homes and officials struggled to assess the number killed by Hurricane Dorian
An island without fish? Cuba aims to tackle problem with law overhaul
In the sleepy Cuban fishing village of Cojimar that inspired Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea," locals say they are struggling to catch fish
Tourism to Cuba collapses due to Trump travel restrictions
The arrival of tourists to Cuba collapsed 23.6% annually in July, confirming the blow suffered by the sector after decisions by Donald Trump
How Cuba taught Venezuela to quash military dissent
Under Cuban military advisors, Venezuela refashioned the intelligence unit into a service that spies on its own armed forces
Cuban government imposes price controls as it seeks to keep lid on inflation
The measures included increased wages and pensions for more than 2 million state employees
Lawyers ask the Supreme Court to repeal Amnesty Law in Nicaragua
Opponents claim that the law "violets, openly, the Political Constitution of Nicaragua, because this denies the right to access to justice"
Cuba will double the number of doctors serving in Jamaica
Cuba's medical mission in Jamaica began to provide services in 1976 and today is made up of nursing professionals, doctors, among others
Political crisis in Nicaragua shakes revenues of large Mexican firms
In 2018, trade in the Central American nation fell 11.4%, according to official figures
Cuba, battling economic crisis, imposes sweeping price controls
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel announced earlier this month that the government had adopted a series of emergency measures to fight economic stagnation
Haiti officials say PM Lapin has resigned, new PM selected
Haitian newspaper Le Nouvelliste first reported on Monday that Lapin had offered his resignation to President Jovenel Moïse
Puerto Rico Absurd Political Hurricane
Two years ago it was a hurricane - today it is a political storm that shakes the island with a population of about 3.2 million
Puerto Rico governor resigns, protesters warn successor: 'We don't want you either'
After 12 days of sometimes violent demonstrations, first-term governor Rosselló said he would step down on Aug. 2
Scans show changes to brains of 'injured' Havana U.S. embassy workers
Brain scans of U.S. Embassy employees who reported falling ill while serving in Havana revealed significant differences
Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans demand governor resign
Puerto Ricans went out to the streets to complaint over persistent corruption and mismanagement by the island's two main political parties
Cuban singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement on island
Dianelys Alfonso has a bold presence and a clarion voice that won her the label “Goddess of Cuba” for her turns on songs ranging from ballads to reggaeton
Taiwan president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region
Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen visited Haiti in an attempt to bolster support in the region after Dominican Republic broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan last year
Top Puerto Rican officials resign over profanity-laced chat
The comments had drawn the ire of many Puerto Ricans who said they were ashamed of his language and of how this might affect the reputation of the U.S. territory
Cuba debuts modern Chinese train as rail overhaul begins
“It’s a blessing from God because we had to take this trip and private cars are very expensive, but we got a very good low fare and we are proud to be taking this train,” said a 69-y...
Cuba hopes for slight growth as Trump pummels Caribbean island
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said upon closing the meeting on Saturday that a series of emergency measures announced this month aimed to stimulate domestic production and he hoped for slight grow...
Cuba is studying cryptocurrency as part of economic crisis measures
Miguel Diaz-Canel, working to establish his legitimacy after assuming the presidency in April 2018, said the government was working on the details of the implementation
Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes
The extensive lines outside the stores, with shelves mostly unsupplied, are increasingly common in Cuba
From Cuba to Macedonia, 6 facts about LGBT+ pride marches
More than 100 people participated in Cuba's first Pride march
Cuban artist sketches under the sea among fish and coral reefs
He gets fully kitted out in scuba diving gear including an oxygen tank and yellow flippers and swims out 60 meters
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