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Month: June 2021

‘In the Heights’ reignites long-standing conversations about colorism in the Latinx community

By Harmeet Kaur, CNN Franceli Chapman knows what Washington Heights looks like. The uptown Manhattan neighborhood where Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical “In the Heights” takes place is where Chapman, an Afro-Latina actress with roots in the Dominican Republic, played on street corners as a child and where she hung out on rooftops as a teenager. Chapman… Continue Reading

EE.UU. mostró su apoyo a la resolución de la OEA sobre Nicaragua: «Es hora de que el régimen de Ortega y Murillo cambie de rumbo»

Germán Padinger (CNN Español) — El gobierno de los Estados Unidos «da la bienvenida» a la resolución aprobada el martes por la Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA) sobre la «situación en Nicaragua», en la que se condena el arresto de opositores. «Una abrumadora mayoría de los Estados miembros de la OEA envió un claro mensaje… Continue Reading

Survivors of Dr. Robert Anderson’s sexual abuse at the University of Michigan call for broader investigation

By Anna Sturla, CNN Survivors of alleged sexual abuse at the hands of a former University of Michigan athletics’ doctor called for an investigation by the state’s attorney general at a news conference Wednesday into school employees who may have known of the abuse and allegedly did nothing. Dr. Robert Anderson, who worked at the… Continue Reading

Boris Johnson described his health secretary as ‘hopeless,’ according to former aide

By Eliza Mackintosh and Sharon Braithwaite, CNN British Prime Minister Boris Johnson described his health minister as “totally f**king hopeless” during the early days of the pandemic, text messages published by his disaffected former chief adviser revealed on Wednesday. Writing on Substack and in a Twitter thread, Dominic Cummings shared photos of his WhatsApp conversations… Continue Reading
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