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Yuli: this portrait of Carlos Acosta and Cuba is a dance film like no other

Ballet and film complement each other perfectly in a biopic of the superstar dancer that captures life under Castro’s ruleDance on film can have many functions. It might act as a showstopping decoration to the drama (most movie musicals), a shorthand for its protagonist’s obsession or madness (Black Swan, The Red Shoes) or a blunt tool for illustrating cultural difference (Step Up, Save the Last Dance and every other ballet-girl-meets-hip-hop-boy movie). But, aside from Jerome Robbins’ masterpie...
Tags: Film, Americas, World news, Dance, Culture, Stage, Ballet, Cuba, Castro, Carlos Acosta, Carlos, Jerome Robbins, Acosta, Yuli, Iciar Bollain, Paul Laverty


‘Fake’ coaches, fixers undermine China’s football ambitions

Shanghai (AFP) – Rapacious middlemen and coaches with forged or few qualifications are trying their luck in China’s fast-growing grassroots football, imperilling its ambitions to become a major force in the sport, insiders warn. At the behest of football-fan President Xi Jinping, for whom it is a soft-power tool, the world’s second-biggest economy is throwing resources at the game domestically. Central to that is getting more youngsters to play at schools, clubs and academies. The education min...
Tags: China, Spain, Sport, Soccer, Xi Jinping, Shanghai, Uefa, Toulouse, Castro, Shenzhen, Afp, Shanghai SIPG, Xie, SIPG, Wu Lei, Chinese Super League CSL


Presidential hopeful Castro isn’t ruling out reparations

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro isn’t ruling out direct payments to African-Americans for the legacy of slavery — a stand separating him from his 2020 rivals. The former housing secretary says, “If under the Constitution we compensate people because we take their property, why wouldn’t you compensate people who actually were […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Castro, Austin Texas, Julian Castro, Nation & World Politics


Your next must-visit destination in Mexico for a romantic weekend away: Cala De Mar in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo

Where do we start Cakies?! Last month we were extremely lucky to be invited to this little gem of a hotel overlooking the Pacific Ocean on the southern coast of Mexico. It was a dreamy little mid-week vacation, especially for three moms leaving six kiddos at home for a few days. (Jazz hands!) We wanted to show you a few peeks of our time there, and whole-heartedly encourage you to book your own quiet getaway to Cala de Mar very soon! Hi, private plunge pool in every room. The hotel has 50 room...
Tags: Travel, Mexico, La, Alaska, Wedding, Pacific Ocean, Honeymoon, Castro, Mediterranean, Barra, Tourism Board, Thompson Hotel, Zihuatanejo, Ixtapa, Cala, Honeymoons


Kiké Hernandez collects 2 more hits as Dodgers beat Angels

THE GAME: The Dodgers beat the Angels 6-2 before an announced crowd of 8,215 on Thursday afternoon at Tempe Diablo Stadium. HITTING REPORT: Kiké Hernandez singled and scored on Austin Barnes’ double against Felix Peña in the second inning. Barnes, who’s hitting .333 this spring, later scored on an Ezequiel Carrera single. … Hernandez (2 for 2) is hitting .400 in Cactus League play. … In the fifth inning, Cody Bellinger doubled and scored on a bases-loaded walk by Barnes. A two-run single by Dani...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Castro, Los Angeles Dodgers, Barnes, Dodgers, Hernandez, Daniel Castro, Brad Miller, Ezequiel Carrera, Kike Hernandez, Peter Bourjos, Cactus League


Wendy Davis Says She’s Considering Texas Senate Run If Castro Sits Out

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Wendy Davis of Texas said Tuesday she is considering a U.S. Senate run in 2020 but is waiting to see whether another high-profile Democrat, Rep. Joaquin Castro, goes through with challenging Republican incumbent John Cornyn. Davis hasn’t run for office since badly losing the governor’s race in 2014 following her star-making filibuster of an anti-abortion bill in the Texas Capitol, catapulting her into the national spotlight and making her a prominent voice for women’s righ...
Tags: Texas, News, Congress, Senate, Austin, House, Davis, Nancy Pelosi, Republican, Castro, The Associated Press, U S Senate, Joaquin, Julian Castro, Texas AP, Wendy Davis


Presidential candidate Julian Castro offers a blue vision of America to students at UCLA

Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro speaks to about 450 students in Moore Hall at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA, on Monday, Mar 4, 2019. Castro, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Obama, outlined his priorities if he were to win. (Photo by Jeff Gritchen, Orange County Register/SCNG) Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro speaks to about 450 students in Moore Hall at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA, on Monday, Mar 4, 2019. Castro, the Secretary of Housing a...
Tags: Obama, California, Elizabeth Warren, America, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, United States, Paris, Medicare, San Antonio, Castro, Ucla, Trump, Democratic


How to Move Your Podcasts Between Apps

I’ve long been a fan of the Castro podcast app, mainly because I paid $5 back when the app was on version 2, which unlocked a subset of features that today’s Castro 3 users can’t get without a subscription. (Ha!) However, Pocket Casts—the Shark to Castro’s Jet—now supports playback on Amazon Echo devices via a useful…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Podcasts, Export, Lifehacks, Amazon Echo, Castro, Import, OPML


Rep. Joaquin Castro ‘seriously’ considering Texas Senate run

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro of Texas is acknowledging that he will “seriously consider” running for U.S. Senate in 2020 against Republican John Cornyn. His campaign on Friday confirmed Castro’s interest a day after his twin brother, Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro, told The Associated Press his sibling is mulling a challenge […]
Tags: Texas, News, Ap, Nation, Associated Press, Castro, U S Senate, Austin Texas, Julian Castro, Texas Senate, John Cornyn, Joaquin Castro


2020 hopeful Castro says all should have chance to prosper

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro says that if the United States is going to be the most prosperous nation in the world, then everyone has to prosper. The 44-year-old former housing secretary in the Obama administration spoke to about 600 people at Boise State University on Tuesday and struck familiar Democratic […]
Tags: News, Obama, United States, Castro, Northwest, Boise, Julian Castro, Boise State University, Idaho AP


We Just Want a “Safer America” Swear Gun Banners

Opinion Liberal progressives are today working tirelessly to similarly convert all American gun-owners to outcasts, all “suspects,” all dangerous “dissidents.” Original image Bluemel1 Wikimedia Commons Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- “In any ‘compromise’ between food and poison, only death can win. In any ‘compromise’ between good and evil, only evil can profit.” ~ Ayn Rand In a recent interview with the New Yorker, a highly-regarded (among her fellow liberals) “progressive” politician, Luc...
Tags: Usa, Guns, La, America, Cambodia, Ussr, Cuba, Pol Pot, Castro, Nra, Mao, PRC, Ernesto, Planet Earth, John Farnam, Lucy McBath


Fmr. Swedish prime minister warns Bernie Sanders about socialism

Fmr. Swedish prime minister warns Bernie Sanders about socialism After video footage surfaced of Senator Bernie Sanders extolling the Soviet Union’s cultural and youth programs, the former prime minister of Sweden threw cold water on the idea that socialism builds sound societies. The tweet by Carl Bildt is the latest intervention by Nordic nations to divert the United States from adopting Marxist policies. As the 77-year-old Vermont senator announced his ...
Tags: Sweden, Religion, United States, Denmark, Norway, Ussr, Nicaragua, Vermont, Castro, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Burlington, Soviet Union, Ben, Cato Institute, Jane


What Democrats running for president in 2020 have said about big tech

Artificial intelligence, automation, tech monopolies, and privacy are bound to be contentious issues in the 2020 presidential election. Many Democrats who have announced bids have already made their opinions on big tech known.  Senator Bernie Sanders played a significant role in getting Amazon to pay its workers $15 an hour, while Cory Booker once took a $100 million donation while he was mayor of Newark from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Here is what Democrats running for president in 2020 ha...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, New York, Navy, Washington Post, Virginia, Elizabeth Warren, Barack Obama, Trends, Afghanistan, New Jersey, Newark


Trump Pledges Veto If Congress Passes Measure Blocking Wall Declaration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats controlling the House have teed up a vote next week to block President Donald Trump from using a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, accelerating a showdown in Congress that could divide Republicans and lead to Trump’s first veto. The Democrats introduced a resolution Friday to block Trump’s declaration, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said the House would vote on the measure Tuesday. It is sure to pass, and the GOP-...
Tags: Texas, News, Congress, California, Washington, Mexico, Senate, Ap, Democrats, Gop, Maine, House, Nancy Pelosi, Republican, Donald Trump, Defense Department


House Dems Introduce Measure to Block Trump’s National Emergency

House Democrats on Friday introduced a measure that would block President Trump's decision to declare a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall.The measure, sponsored by Representative Joaquin Castro of Texas and cosponsored by 222 others, is a response to last week's national-emergency declaration, which was intended to free up $8 billion of federal money for the construction of the concrete border wall the president promised during his campaign. Trump made the move aft...
Tags: Texas, News, Congress, Senate, Gop, House, Rand Paul, Nancy Pelosi, Castro, Trump, Legislative, Pelosi, Joaquin Castro


House Democrats introduce measure to block Trump national emergency over border

By ANDREW TAYLOR WASHINGTON — House Democrats on Friday introduced a resolution to block the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump issued to fund his long-sought wall along the U.S-Mexico border. The move sets up a fight that could result in Trump’s first veto. It starts the clock on a constitutional clash between Trump and Democrats and sets up a vote by the full House as soon as next week. The Democratic-controlled House is sure to pass the measure, and the GOP-run Senate ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Congress, California, Washington, Mexico, La, Senate, Immigration, US, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Maine, House


House Dems’ Measure To Block Trump Emergency Sets Up Constitutional Clash

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Friday introduced a resolution to block the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump issued to fund his long-sought wall along the U.S-Mexico border. The move sets up a fight that could result in Trump’s first veto. It starts the clock on a constitutional clash between Trump and Democrats and sets up a vote by the full House as soon as next week. The Democratic-controlled House is sure to pass the measure, and the GOP-run Senate may adopt ...
Tags: Texas, News, Congress, Washington, Mexico, Senate, Ap, Gop, Maine, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Defense Department, Susan Collins, Castro, Trump


House Dems Will Introduce Resolution Blocking Trump Emergency Friday

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will file a resolution Friday aimed at blocking the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump has issued to help finance his wall along the Southwest border, teeing up a clash over billions of dollars, immigration policy and the Constitution’s separation of powers. That could set up a vote by the full House by mid-March, if not sooner. The battle is over a declaration that Trump, whose border wall was the most visible trademark of his presiden...
Tags: Texas, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, Ap, Gop, House, Donald Trump, Defense Department, Castro, Southwest, Trump, Texas Rio Grande Valley, Joaquin Castro, House Democrats


Man extradited from El Salvador to face murder and torture charges in estranged wife’s Pacoima stabbing death

A man extradited from El Salvador in connection with his estranged wife’s stabbing death in Pacoima nearly nine years ago has been charged with murder and torture, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. Napoleon Eduardo Castro — also known as Juan Flores, Luis Sanchez and Trouble — is set to be arraigned March 6 at the San Fernando courthouse in connection with the torture killing of his estranged wife, Olga Martinez, in her garage. Castro could face a maximum of li...
Tags: Murder, News, Office, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Glendale, Homicide, El Salvador, Local News, Castro, Los Angeles County, San Fernando, Pacoima, Sylmar


Enter the Night, Armed, “Secret Police”

Opinion Yonaiker Ordonez Was Murdered Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- As night follows day! On Sunday January 27th, eighteen-year-old Yonaiker Ordonez was murdered in the middle of the night by “FAES” agents in Venezuela, under the direction of Marxist strongman, Nicolas Maduro . FAES “agents” (aka: “nationalized thugs”) kicked-in the door of Ordonez’s family’s home (no warrant, no warning), dragged Yonaiker away, and shot him to death minutes later. Ordonez’s only “crime” was that he atten...
Tags: Hollywood, Guns, Washington, Socialism, Venezuela, Hillary, Castro, Stalin, Marx, Jefferson, Maduro, Lenin, Planet Earth, John Farnam, Gun Rights News, Defense Training International


Revolution 60: Is This the End of Cuba’s Astonishing Artistic Freedom?

A controversial new decree threatens to derail a thriving cultural scene in Havana.
Tags: Art, News, Censorship, Cuba, Castro, Fidel, Politics And Government, Culture (Arts


Revolution 60: Cuba Must Not Return to the Dark Years of Censorship

A controversial new decree imposing limits on artistic practice threatens to derail a thriving cultural scene in Havana.
Tags: Art, News, Censorship, Cuba, Castro, Fidel, Politics And Government, Culture (Arts


2020 Democrats Pan Trump’s Emergency Declaration

Numerous contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination came out swinging Friday against President Trump's controversial decision to declare a national emergency so he can move funds around for the construction of a wall on the southern border.Trump officially declared a national emergency Friday morning in response to Congress's refusal to approve the $5.7 billion he requested for construction of a wall on the southern border. Though it is likely to be tied up in lawsuits, t...
Tags: New York, News, Minnesota, Congress, California, Mexico, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Kirsten Gillibrand, Castro, Booker, Kamala Harris, Puerto Rico, Trump


Inside a Young Fidel Castro’s 1940 Letter to an American President

"My good friend Roosvelt," opens a letter a young Castro sent to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, written on Nov. 6, 1940
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Fidel Castro, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, International Relations, Castro, Roosvelt


Julian Castro carries generations of Latino ambition into 2020 presidential election

We're valued for votes and buying power, but also scapegoated and stereotyped as criminals. Love us or not? The Castro candidacy is a litmus test.            [Author: Opinion columnist]
Tags: News, Castro, Julian Castro, Opinion columnist


If the Army Stands With Maduro, What Is Plan B? ~ VIDEO

Opinion USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “Pay the soldiers. The rest do not matter.” This was the deathbed counsel given to his sons by Roman Emperor Septimius Severus in A.D. 211. Nicolas Maduro must today appreciate the emperor's insight. For the political survival of this former bus driver and union boss hangs now upon whether Venezuela's armed forces choose to stand by him or to desert him and support National Assembly leader Juan Guaido. Last Wednesday, Guaido declared Maduro's election last May t...
Tags: Usa, Texas, Guns, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Washington, China, Russia, America, Spain, Turkey, Colombia, Beijing, Canada, Grenada


Rep. Castro: All topics likely on the table for Michael Cohen's House hearing

Rep. Joaquin Castro said Tuesday that he believes no topics are off limits for the expected hearing next week with President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen.
Tags: Cnn, House, Donald Trump, Castro, Michael Cohen, Joaquin Castro


Wolves to sign Jonny Castro from Atletico Madrid on permanent basis

Castro to join Wolves permanently Jonny Castro signed for Atletico Madrid on July 25th 2018 from Celta Vigo for a fee of around £6.3m. Castro had played 221 games for Celta Vigo, in which he scored five and assisted 12. However, despite impressing for his previous club, Atletico would immediately loan Castro to Wolves. Since joining Wolves, the 24-year-old has played 19 Premier League games, only missing out on four games due to a knee injury. After impressing in the first half of the season fo...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Southampton, Atletico Madrid, West Ham, Manuel Pellegrini, Charlie Austin, Castro, Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Celta Vigo, Atletico, Brighton Hove Albion, Nuno Santo, Jonny Castro


Julian Castro To Howard Schultz: ‘Think About The Negative Impact’ Of A 2020 Bid

Julian Castro, the former secretary of Housing and Urban Development and a candidate for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president, urged former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz on Sunday to “think about the negative impact” of running for president as an independent candidate. Schultz said in a “60 Minutes” interview set to air Sunday that he was seriously considering an independent bid for the White House. “I have a concern that if he did run that, essentially, it would provide Donald Trump ...
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Howard Schultz, Starbucks, Donald Trump, Castro, Jake Tapper, Schultz, Housing and Urban Development, Julian Castro, Matt Shuham


Castro: Schultz running for president would give Trump 'best hope of getting re-elected'

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro said Sunday that should former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz run for president as an independent, he would give President Donald Trump the "best hope of getting re-elected."
Tags: Cnn, Howard Schultz, Starbucks, Donald Trump, Castro, Trump, Schultz, Julian Castro