PM cops backlash over knighthood01/26/15
Prime Minister Tony Abbott's political judgement is again being called into question following his decision to award an Australian knighthood to the Queen's husband, Prince Philip. (El criterio político del primer ministro Tony Abbott está siendo...
Kids' education costs a struggle for migrant families
Students across the country begin heading back to school this week after the lengthy Christmas holidays. But for some children from newly arrived migrant families the coming school year could be filled with hardship. As Anna Sagristà re...(A lo largo...
Rafa Nadal reach the quarter-final of the Australian Open
Rafael Nadal overcame South Africa's Kevin Anderson 7-5 6-1 6-4 to reach the quarter-final. Carlos Colina interviewed the tennis player after the match. Listen to his statements.(Escucha las declaraciones del tenista español Rafa Nadal tras pasar a...
Australians invited to have their say on workplace laws
Australians are invited to provide feedback to the Productivity Commission over upcoming weeks, as the agency conducts a wide-ranging Industrial Relations review. The Commission is to examine penalty rates and minimum wages as key areas of its...
Domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty named Australian of the Year
Domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty has been named Australian of the Year. Ms Batty shot to prominence after her 11-year-old son Luke was killed by his father in a very public assault. For the first time in the history of the Austra...(Hoy las...
Cybertrends: WhatsApp will launch its version for computers
Bianca Vaquero, explains the news of the week. Among other things we explain you that WhatsApp will be finally adapted to computers. Also Google is working in a multi-million dollar project to enable Internet into the space.(Bianca Vaquero, nuestra...
Maduro announces reform push to counter recession in Venezuela
Nicolas Maduro announced a change of the countrys complex foreign exchange system, while also setting the stage to raise the worlds cheapest petrol prices to try to oxygenate an economy in recession. (El presidente de Venezuela Nicolás Maduro anunció...
University summer program targets disadvantaged youth
The University of Technology Sydney is offering a summer school program which aims to get young people used to the university environment as well as give them a chance to taste the possibilities if they decide to continue their education. The...
Cuba-U.S. delegations begin talks in Havana
On the first day of historic talks between U.S. and Cuban officials, the meeting focused on migration and on Thursday will switch to diplomatic ties.(Estados Unidos y Cuba cerraron una "productiva" y "constructiva" discusión sobre temas migratorios,...
Young asthmatics in Australia more likely to suffer from depression
A survey of over five hundred asthmatics by Asthma Australia has revealed that over a quarter of a million young Australians with the disease are at risk of mental health problems- particularly depression. Interview with retired G...(Un estudio...
Argentina shocked by death of prominent prosecutor
Alberto Nisman, a prosecutor who accused Argentinas president of orchestrating a cover-up in the investigation of Iran over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre was found dead in his apartment with a gunshot (El fiscal Alberto Nisman, quien...
¿Who will pay the GPs?
The federal government has scrapped its planned changes to the Medicare rebate for short doctor visits. The government had planned to reduce the rebate for GP consultations of less than 10 minutes by 20 dollars, and the change was...(Este lunes 19 de...
Fears for Australians after Indonesian executions
Brazil has recalled its ambassador from Indonesia to protest against one of its citizens being executed by firing squad for drug offences. (Indonesia fusiló a 6 personas condenadas a la pena de muerte por narcotráfico, entre ellas 5 extranjeros. Uno...
Cybertrends: Pepper the robot will be our best friend
This robot interacts with humans, learns from our reactions, and is able to recognize our emotions by analyzing our expressions and voice. Its main function will be to keep us company. Pepper will be released in the coming months, and reflects...
The witchy glance of Lenacay
Ramón Giménez El Brujo talks about the project that fuses flamenco and different languages of musical expression. (Entrevista con Ramón Giménez El Brujo de la agrupación musical LENACAY, quien explica la fusión musical, cultural e idiomática que...
NO to the “Symbolic Violence” of the beauty pageants
A town in Argentina has banned beauty pageants altogether. The town council of Chivilcoy has reportedly chosen to end their beauty contest traditions on the grounds that such events encourage an obsession with physical beauty and illnesses like...
Japan-Australia FTA comes into effect
A new Free Trade Agreement with Japan has come into effect this Thursday 15 January. The federal government says it will bring major economic benefits for Australia, covering a wide range of industries - including agriculture and processed food...(Un...
US eases Cuba travel rules
The United States announced sweeping new rules on Thursday that will significantly ease sanctions on Cuba, opening up the communist-ruled island to expanded U.S. travel, trade and financial activities.(Hace medio siglo que los ciudadanos...
Why Boko Haram, massacres thousands in Nigeria?
It is still not known how many people died in last week's suspected massacre in Baga, in north-east Nigeria, however some reports suggested thousands of people may have been killed. Amnesty International said hundreds of people, if not more,...
“Low Cost Diplomatic Bag”: an itinerant art exhibition
The Spanish Consulate in Canberra is curating an art exhibition called Low Cost Diplomatic Bag en which, 16 artists, from same number of countries, will make an artwork inside a suitcase. The suitcases will be exhibited en 16 countries in an...
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