Author Archives: Julia Pedrosa

01 Aug
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Fellow Chicago Tribune Story: ‘Fight for $15’ begins 2nd round in Chicago

‘Fight for $15’ begins 2nd round in Chicago By Mugambi Mutegi Posted on Chicago Tribune, July 31, 2013    The second round of “Fight For $15” protests in Chicago kicked off Wednesday with workers picketing some McDonald’s restaurants and a ...

01 Aug
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Fellow Miami Herald Story: Festival Celebrates Peruvian Culture

  Alliya Villanueva, 2, munches on a beef stew and rice at the Peruvian Independence day at the Miami Airport Convention center. Alex M Sanchez / Miami Herald Staff By Glenda Ortega Published on Miami Herald, July 30, 2013 Far ...

31 Jul
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Fellow blog post: Mugambi Mutegi – Excel

In the short time I have been alive, I had not until recently come across anybody who, upon using MS Excel for the first time, instantly fell in love with the program.  I’m sure such people exist, but I can ...

30 Jul
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Fellow Wall Street Journal Story: Kerry Sets Stage for Pakistan Reset

Kerry Sets Stage for Pakistan Reset Visit Will Provide Chance to Recast Relationship With Less Engagement, Rancor By Saeed Shah with contribution from Khalid Khattak  Published on July 30 on The Wall Street Journal  ISLAMABAD—U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry ...

29 Jul
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Fellow El Nuevo Herald Story: Masacre conmociona a la ciudad de Hialeah

Masacre conmociona a la ciudad de Hialeah By Fellow Glenda Ortega and El Nuevo Herald reporters Enrique Flor, Melissa Sanchez, Maria Perez and Antonio Delgado Arrodillados, los esposos rogaban por sus vidas en la madrugada del sábado al hombre armado ...

29 Jul
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Fellow El Nuevo Herald Story: Víctimas del tiroteo en Hialeah iban a cumplir 30 años de casados

Víctimas del tiroteo en Hialeah iban a cumplir 30 años de casados By Glenda Ortega Italo y Samira Pisciottis, los esposos de origen colombiano que administraban desde hace 20 años el condominio en Hialeah donde murieron baleadas 7 personas, iban ...

29 Jul
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Fellow Miami Herald Story: Hialeah shootings: Seven, including gunman, dead after standoff

Hialeah shootings: Seven, including gunman, dead after standoff By fellow Glenda Ortega and Miami Herald reporters Joey Flechas, Charles Rabin and Julie K. Brown The negotiations with the killer began before midnight. For hours, police watched as Zoeb and Sarrida ...

29 Jul
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Fellow blog post: Emran Hossain – The Oofs and Ahhs of American encounters

By Emran Hossain She jumped off the sidewalk and veered across the street, followed by her dog.   Although it was broad daylight, I was lost and had approached the 50-something white lady about directions to find my way back ...

25 Jul
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News: 2005 Fellow Walid Al-Saqaf confirmed as first speaker for TEDxUppsalaUniversity

 Walid Al-Saqaf confirmed as first speaker for TEDxUppsalaUniversity on Resilience Published on TEDxUppsalaUniversity website. We are extremely excited to officially confirm Walid Al-Saqaf as the first speaker at TEDxUppsalaUniversity. Walid will give a talk on ‘Rising to the occasion and fighting for your ...

25 Jul
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Fellow Miami Herald Story: Number of anti-Semitic incidents decrease in Florida

Number of anti-Semitic incidents decrease in Florida By Glenda Ortega Published on Miami Herald on July 22, 2013 Anti-Semitic incidents declined in Florida by 20 percent in 2012, according to an Anti-Defamation League annual report. This is the second year ...

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