Student wins Mortimer Hays-Brandeis Traveling Fellowship (YALE NEWS)

Alumnus Brian Orozco ’18 has been awarded one of three prestigious Mortimer Hays-Brandeis Traveling Fellowships. The fellowship provides $19,000 to support students in the visual and fine arts — including art history, conservation, studio art, and photography — for travel and living expenses outside the United States. Orozco will spend More...

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By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Guatemalan teen dies at Border Patrol station, 5th minor to die in US custody in 6 months

PHOENIX – A 16-year-old boy diagnosed with the flu died Monday after he was found unresponsive inside a Border Patrol holding area in the Rio Grande Valley in south Texas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. The More...

By sanmigueltimes On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Ochoa-Lopez murder: Baby boy cut from mother’s womb opens eyes for the first time

A baby boy, cut from his mother’s womb after her murder last month, opened his eyes for the first time on Tuesday May 21st, as he fights for his life in a Chicago hospital. The mother, 19-year-old Marlen More...

By sanmigueltimes On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Father of slain pregnant teen blames ‘anti-immigrant laws’ for delay in investigation

The father of a pregnant teenager found dead with her baby cut from her womb on Wednesday May 15th, has voiced his frustrations with the investigation into her disappearance. Arnulfo Ochoa, the father More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Tensions with China help U.S. see importance of North American trade (Jesus Seade)

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Tense U.S.-China relations are helping the United States understand the importance of a North American trade bloc, a senior Mexican diplomat said on Friday May 17th, after negotiating More...

By sanmigueltimes On Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Finally, the U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals

WASHINGTON/OTTAWA (Reuters) – The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative More...

By sanmigueltimes On Saturday, May 18th, 2019
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U.S Treasury works with government of Mexico against perpetrators of corruption

On Friday May 17th,  the United States imposed sanctions on 11 Mexicans, including a judge and a former governor, over their involvement with drug trafficking organizations, the US Treasury Department said. “Ten More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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U.S. plans to send transportation security staff to U.S.-Mexico border

WASHINGTON, May 15 (Reuters) – The Trump administration plans to redirect Transportation Security Administration staff to the U.S. southern border to assist with immigration duties and migrant flows, the More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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OPINION: Hernan Cortes, Father Of Mexico, Landed Exactly 500 Years Ago. Mexicans Are Ambivalent

April 22 is the 500th anniversary of Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes’ landing on the shore of Veracruz, Mexico, in 1519. Cortes’ small army and a growing corps of Indian allies, the coastal Totonacs More...

By sanmigueltimes On Wednesday, May 15th, 2019
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Playa del Carmen: Tourist nearly drowns after becoming trapped in sargassum (VIDEO)

PLAYA DEL CARMEN.- According to information from local media, a tourist was just about to drown in ​​Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo. The incident was caught on video and it quickly went viral on social networks. As More...