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Wednesday, Sep. 19, 2018

Organizer: International Association of Universities
Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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Wednesday, Sep. 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence is approaching the Atlantic Coast, and officials are scrambling to keep people safe and avoid loss of life. In North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia, coastal residents have been told to seek safer ground away from flooding; in several counties, the evacuations are mandatory. Officials expect more than a million people to heed their warnings and leave their homes before the storm makes landfall Thursday.

Wednesday, Sep. 12, 2018

Vanessa Solivan and her three children fled their last place in June 2015, after a young man was shot and killed around the corner. They found a floor to sleep on in Vanessa’s parents’ home on North Clinton Avenue in East Trenton. It wasn’t a safer neighborhood, but it was a known one. Vanessa took only what she could cram into her station wagon, a 2004 Chrysler Pacifica, letting the bed bugs have the rest.

Monday, Aug. 27, 2018

La mayoría de venezolanos están en Colombia, EE.UU. y España, pero Perú ha visto como desde 2015 el flujo migratorio de venezolanos se multiplicó por 150.

Venezuela ha visto un éxodo masivo de su población que huye de la pobreza, la hiperinflación, la falta de servicios públicos y la escasez de artículos de primera necesidad.

La AFP busca develar aquí cómo se llegó a esta situación y su impacto no solo en Venezuela sino en toda Sudamérica.

¿Cuán grande es la migración venezolana?

Monday, Aug. 27, 2018

As college students head back to school, campus administrators are anxiously making their final count of international students enrolled for the fall semester.

Visa numbers and college officials suggest that fewer international students have enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities over the past few years. And with the pool of college-age students shrinking due to demographic trends and state support for higher education sputtering, public colleges and universities that lose overseas students can find themselves in financial trouble.

Monday, Aug. 27, 2018

El presidente electo Andrés Manuel López Obrador viajó este lunes a Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas para inaugurar el primer Foro de Educación que realiza su administración para recabar información para hacer un nuevo plan educativo y dar marcha atrás a la Reforma Educativa.

Monday, Aug. 27, 2018

 

Estados Unidos y México llegaron a un acuerdo en la renegociación del Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte (TLCAN o NAFTA, como se le conoce por sus siglas en inglés).

Así lo confirmaron los presidentes de ambos países, Donald Trump y Enrique Peña Nieto, tras las intensas negociaciones llevadas a cabo.

Durante una llamada telefónica, transmitida desde la Casa Blanca, Trump y su par mexicano intercambiaron felicitaciones por haber concluido las negociaciones bilaterales.

"Es un gran día para el comercio", aseguró Trump en el Despacho Oval.

Monday, Aug. 27, 2018

After a year of tough negotiations, the United States and its neighbors may be nearing agreement on a revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Progress in recent weeks between the U.S. and Mexico over the treatment of car manufacturing in a new NAFTA gives reason for hope. Mexico’s trade minister, foreign minister and the special representative of Mexico’s president-elect are back in Washington this week to continue talks.

There is an air of optimism among negotiators. The White House reportedly hopes to announce a U.S.-Mexico handshake on key issues Thursday.

Monday, Aug. 27, 2018

President Donald Trump loves walls, and the Trump NAFTA deal with Mexico aims to build one to protect the U.S. auto sector. The surprise for stock market investors is that the wall will only stand if it comes with a big hike in U.S. auto tariffs on the rest of the world.

Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018

As the Department of Education refines the next phase of its higher education agenda, the White House is apparently weighing in on the new policy direction.

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