Ciudad de México, 03 de mayo de 2018

Número: 3588

 

NACIONALES


VIDEGARAY BUSCA REFORZAR RELACIÓN CON BOSTON, EU / EXCELSIOR
El Secretario de Relaciones Exteriores, Luis Videgaray, lleva a cabo una gira de trabajo a la ciudad de Boston, donde sostendrá reuniones con emprendedores y científicos mexicanos radicados en Massachusetts, así como con líderes del sector privado y cámaras empresariales de ese estado. Asimismo, el secretario se reunirá con el alcalde de Boston, Martin Walsh, con la finalidad de estrechar las relaciones de México con esa ciudad.
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REMESAS MARCAN RÉCORD; CRECEN 6% EN PRIMER TRIMESTRE / LEONOR FLORES Y TLÁLOC PUGA / EL UNIVERSAL
Las remesas que enviaron los mexicanos que radican fuera del país, principalmente en Estados Unidos, ascendieron a 7 mil 36 millones de dólares durante el primer trimestre de este año, un récord para un periodo similar, de acuerdo con datos del Banco de México (Banxico). El flujo de divisas que ingresó al país reportó un crecimiento de 6% en el periodo enero-marzo de 2018 con respecto al mismo lapso pero de un año antes.
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RELACIÓN MÉXICO-EU ESTÁ EN MOMENTO DIFÍCIL, NO EN EL PEOR: JACOBSON / MILENIO
Roberta Jacobson, embajadora saliente de Estados Unidos en México, reconoció que aunque la relación entre ambos países atraviesa un momento difícil, éste no ha sido el peor en la historia bilateral. En entrevista con Carlos Loret de Mola en el programa Despierta, la funcionaria estadunidense dijo que aunque hay tensiones "eso no significa que no haya avances; tenemos avances en otros ámbitos".
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LAS PLATAFORMAS DE POLÍTICA EXTERIOR MEXICANA / YOANNA SHUBICH GREEN / EXCELSIOR
El 24 de abril, la Facultad de Estudios Globales de la Universidad Anáhuac México organizó el panel “La Política Exterior de México en las plataformas electorales de los candidatos presidenciales”, donde representantes de los mismos presentaron diferentes propuestas sobre temas como: la relación con Estados Unidos (EU); el Acuerdo Transpacífico de Cooperación Económica (TPP); la vigencia de los principios de política exterior; la defensa y promoción de la agenda 2030; cuál es el papel de México como oferente de cooperación y cuál deberá ser la postura en los actuales conflictos internacionales.
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HISPANOS DEMANDAN A EMPRESA DE TRENES POR DISCRIMINACIÓN / DIARIO DE JUÁREZ
"Durante esa época pensé en el suicidio. Pensé en tirarme de un puente. Había un puente en Woodside, Queens, y solía caminar hasta él por las noches". Eso manifestó el mexicano Omar Enrique Campos en una demanda interpuesta por él y otros 17 trabajadores mexicanos, ecuatorianos y dominicanos contra una empresa ferroviaria de Nueva York que, según los denunciantes, los forzó a realizar duras tareas sin material de protección además de discriminarlos por ser inmigrantes.
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EJÉRCITO ASEGURA A 21 INDOCUMENTADOS EN TAMAULIPAS / MARTÍN SÁNCHEZ TREVIÑO / LA JORNADA
Cuando viajaban hacia Montemorelos, Nuevo León, 21 indocumentados originarios de Centroamérica fueron asegurados esta madrugada por elementos del Ejército Mexicano, en el kilómetro 50 de la carretera Victoria-Monterrey. La intervención tuvo lugar en el poblado de Oyama, a las 4:15 horas de este viernes, durante un operativo de revisión de las fuerzas armadas.
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POLICÍA FEDERAL ASEGURA 11 INDOCUMENTADOS EN TORREÓN / MILENIO
Elementos del grupo de operaciones especiales de la Policía Federal destacamentada en Torreón, aseguraron a 11 personas indocumentadas y cuatro "polleros", quienes buscarían introducirlas a Estados Unidos este miércoles por la noche. Los hechos ocurrieron ayer en el Nuevo Libramiento de Torreón en el kilómetro 18, donde los agentes ubicaron dos vehículos, uno de ellos con placas del Estado de Puebla y el otro del Estado de México.
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PEDRO RAMOS MARTÍNEZ (HISTORIA DE LOS “PREMIOS ZARAGOZA/ZARAGOZA AWARDS”…) (II) / VÍCTOR BACRE PARRA / MILENIO
El contexto histórico-geográfico de los hechos y procesos sociales nos aportan, entre otras cuestiones: datos, razones, causas, emociones y conocimientos necesarios para comprenderlos, analizarlos y, finalmente, aceptarlos. Ello viene al caso por el perfil de Pedro Ramos Martínez (Historia de un Migrante…) (I), que les presentamos, en nuestra anterior colaboración, por medio de una “Historia de Vida” elaborada a partir del trabajo de mi alumna Mirna Sofía Martínez Romero que al compartirles la creación del “Premio Zaragoza/Zaragoza Awards”, también de nuestro migrante y su “Unión de Poblanos en el Exterior, UPEXT”, con sedes principales en Nueva York, Los Ángeles y Puebla, complementa y nos da cabal esencia e imagen de su valía y trascendencia de su persona.
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ESTADOS UNIDOS


REPUBLICANS SHOULD STAND UP TO TRUMP’S ANTI-LIFE ATTACK ON IMMIGRANTS / E.J. DIONNE JR. OPINION WRITER / THE WASHINGTON POST
How can we reduce the number of abortions in the United States? One way is to make sure that women are confident they will have medical coverage throughout their pregnancies and after. And how can we encourage people to work? By making work pay, which is why Republicans and Democrats have supported the earned-income tax credit , known as the EITC, which tops off the pay of low-income employees. Similarly, food stamps help low-income working families give their children the nutrition they need. These policies, in other words, are pro-life, pro-work and pro-family. But the Trump administration is pondering a regulation that people in all these camps should find appalling. Naturally, given President Trump’s intense hostility toward the foreign-born, this bureaucratic maneuver is directed against immigrants — and not, mind you, those who came to the United States illegally. It hits immigrants who are in full compliance with our statutes.
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SESSIONS SENDS NEW ATTORNEYS, JUDGES TO THE BORDER / TAL KOPAN / CNN
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday announced further actions to keep the pressure on illegal immigration at the southwestern border, including more resources to prosecute cases. Sessions said a total of 35 assistant US attorneys would be added in the five districts along the southern border to allow for more cases to be brought against illegal crossings and human smuggling, and 18 immigration judges would be tapped to hear cases in person and through video conferencing at border state immigration courts. The moves follow a continued pledge by Sessions to take a hard line on illegal immigration and to try to move cases through the immigration courts more quickly, with the lengthy backlog in those courts blamed for allowing a number of undocumented immigrants to live for years in the US as they await final decisions on their fates.
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ACEPTAN 88 PETICIONES DE ASILO EN EEUU DE LA CARAVANA MIGRANTE / LA OPINIÓN
La confianza de los miembros de la caravana de migrantes centroamericanos que espera recibir asilo en Estados Unidos aumentó hoy luego de que durante la jornada fueron aceptadas 63 personas por la Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP), para un total de 88 en tres días. La asociación Pueblo Sin Fronteras, que ha acompañado al denominado “Viacrucis migrante” desde su salida del estado de Chiapas hace cinco semanas, dio a conocer que durante el día ingresaron a EEUU desde la ciudad mexicana de Tijuana grupos de 28, 21 y 14 personas para un total del 63 hasta la tarde de este día. “Esperamos que sigan entrando”, dijo una representante de la organización tras dar a conocer el ingreso del tercer grupo, y comentó que el ánimo de la caravana sigue alto desde que los migrantes comenzaron a entrar al país vecino la noche del lunes.
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HOPE GROWS AS MORE CARAVAN IMMIGRANTS ENTER UNITED STATES / GUSTAVO SOLIS AND DAVID HERNANDEZ / THE SAN DIEGO UNIÓN-TRIBUNE
Spirits were high Wednesday as more members of the Central American caravan — about one-third of the roughly 150 who made the harrowing trek — entered the United States Wednesday. But as their month-long journey to the United States comes to an end, those seeking asylum are preparing for a different kind of journey: one through the U.S. immigration system. “Our trip isn’t over,” said Jose Coello, 17, of Honduras as he walked into the U.S. from Tijuana Wednesday morning. “This is just the next step.” During an asylum process that takes months, even years, to complete immigrants from the caravan can expect to undergo interviews and screenings by multiple federal agencies, stints in private detention centers, and make complicated legal arguments without the help of a lawyer.
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IMMIGRANTS CLAIM LAWYERS DEFRAUDED THEM AND THEY MAY BE DEPORTED / LIZ ROBBINS / THE NEW YORK TIMES
At the time, Martin Torres Reyes thought he had found a path to a green card. It was early 2015, and Mr. Torres, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico, heard about a lawyer who was promising legal permanent residency to people who had lived in the United States for 10 years and had American-born children. Mr. Torres went to see the lawyer, Thomas T. Hecht, at his Times Square office, and for an initial fee of $750, the lawyer said that he would get a work permit in six months, and then some time later, the green card. According to a lawsuit filed late Wednesday in Federal District Court in Manhattan, this was fraud. Mr. Hecht and his son, Leonard H. Hecht, the complaint said, tricked Mr. Reyes and at least 25 other undocumented immigrants from New York.
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THE IMMIGRANT DOCTORS WHO SAVED RONALD REAGAN’S LIFE / CLAUDIA KOLKER / THE WASHINGTON POST
Claudia Kolker is the associate director of intellectual capital at Rice Business School and author of “The Immigrant Advantage: What We Can Learn From Newcomers To America About Health, Happiness, and Hope.” The photo instantly takes me back to the 1980s: boxy suits and lank haircuts, and most of all, the big-shouldered man with a broad smile. It’s a picture of President Ronald Reagan thanking the doctors who saved his life, sent to me by a relative. The man shaking Reagan’s hand in the photo was her father, George Morales — an immigrant from Mexico. Thirty-seven years ago, Reagan became the first president to survive being shot while in office. He lived, it is believed, because of the expert care he received at George Washington University Hospital. Less widely known is that every doctor on Reagan’s anesthesia team was foreign-born.
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MEXICAN CULTURAL SERIES BEGINS / LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS
The City of Las Cruces and the Consulate General of Mexico in El Paso have come together once again to present the 2018 Mexican Cultural Series, featuring world-class performing art events and cinema from all over Mexico. All events will take place at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St., and are free of charge. “The Mexican Cultural Series is intended to showcase the best of Mexican culture and heritage,” said Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima. “The City of Las Cruces honors its partnership with the Mexican Consulate General in El Paso, and is proud to once again bring this wonderful series to the citizens of Las Cruces”. The series begins Friday, May 4 with a Cinco de Mayo celebration titled “Este es mi Mexico," which features mariachis, traditional ballet and folklórico dancing.
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TEACHER OF THE YEAR GIVES TRUMP LETTERS FROM REFUGEE STUDENTS / SEAN ROSSMAN / USA TODAY
National Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning gave President Trump letters from her refugee students during a private meeting with him on Wednesday. The Seattle Times wrote the teacher from Ferris High School in Spokane, Washington, handed the president a manila envelope labeled "Dear Mr. President." The letters touch on what immigrating to the United States means to them, the Associated Press reports.
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CANADÁ


TREATMENT OF TORONTO VAN ATTACKER WAS EXEMPLARY — OF RACIAL DISPARITY/ AZEEZAH KANJI/ TORONTO STAR
In the aftermath of the van attack on Yonge St. that killed 10 people and injured 16 others, the calm and measured response by authorities has elicited widespread praise: for politicians refraining from reflexively branding the incident an act of “terrorism”; and for police managing to arrest suspect Alek Minassian, who appeared to be armed and repeatedly goaded the officer to shoot, without any further bloodshed. The handling of the Toronto van attack was exemplary — of racial double standards pervasive in policing and national security. (….)These reactions reflect the racism embedded in the concept of “terrorism”: a category that has been reserved almost exclusively for Muslims, even though right-wing, white-supremacist, and misogynistic extremists have killed at least 17 times more people in Canada (35 known fatalities — 45 if Minassian’s victims are included) than Muslim extremists have (2).
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REPORT HIGHLIGHTS INCREASE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AMONG SYRIAN REFUGEES IN B.C./ SHARON NADEEM/THE GLOBE AND MAIL
More than two years after Raghda Hassan arrived in Vancouver as a refugee from Syria, she’s a successful entrepreneur working at Tayybeh, a pop-up restaurant and catering company specializing in Syrian cuisine. For most of the eight women that make up Tayybeh, this is their first job ever. “It’s almost as if God sent this to me,” Ms. Hassan said. “Otherwise, I would be spending my entire life at home thinking of what I lost and what happened to us.” Ms. Hassan is among some 4,400 Syrians who settled in British Columbia as part of a wave of refugees that began in the fall of 2015. And as with Ms. Hassan, many of those refugees have excelled in self-employment and entrepreneurship, a new report from the Immigrant Services Society of BC concludes.
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RESTO DEL MUNDO


'GRAVEYARD OF DREAMS': JULIAN BURNSIDE ON THE HEARTBREAKING PLIGHT OF REFUGEES / THE GUARDIAN
In a scene from the Australian documentary Border Politics, presenter Julian Burnside AO QC visits a strange and surreal garbage dump on the Greek island of Lesbos, located off the coast of Turkey. Strewn across beautiful grassy hills, with aqua blue water visible in the background, is the unsettling sight of thousands upon thousands of life jackets. Many refugees go through Turkey to get across Europe, and Lesbos is a common jumping-off point. The jackets are stacked in huge mounds, among bits and pieces of other detritus including clothes and parts of boats. They are, perhaps, an accidental monument to the journey of the refugees, whose fates are uncertain.
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EL ESTE Y VARIOS PAÍSES DEL NORTE RECHAZAN EL PRESUPUESTO DE LA UE / EL PAIS
Las políticas tradicionales de la UE (agricultura y cohesión) van a la baja, y las nuevas prioridades (migración y seguridad) claramente al alza. Bruselas presentó este miércoles el primer presupuesto de la UE pos-Brexit, con un ligero aumento destinado a apuntalar la denominada Fortaleza Europa, algún remiendo para la eurozona y un polémico castigo para los países que no respeten los valores europeos. Los socios del Este salieron en tromba contra ese plan. Y algunos acreedores, como Holanda y Austria, rechazan de plano poner un solo euro más, aunque en Berlín gustó mucho la apuesta de Bruselas. La Europa que viene, a juzgar por el presupuesto, quizá se pueda resumir con un solo dato: los fondos de la UE permitirán contratar a 10.000 policías de frontera.
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LA PERIODISTA MEXICANA ALMA GUILLERMO PRIETO GANA PREMIO PRINCESA DE ASTURIAS / EL UNIVERSAL
La periodista mexicana de investigación Alma Guillermoprieto fue hoy declarada ganadora del Premio Princesa de Asturias de Comunicación y Humanidades 2018, informó el jurado reunido en Oviedo, Principado de Asturias, norte de España. En su acta, el jurado destacó “su larga trayectoria profesional y su profundo conocimiento de la compleja realidad de Iberoamérica, que ha transmitido con enorme coraje también en el ámbito de la comunicación anglosajona, tendiendo, de este modo, puentes en todo el continente americano”.
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