The pompous, pilfering prosecutor pleads guilty to corruption charges on the eighth day of his unprecedented federal criminal trial. Authorities haul this prosecutor off to prison in handcuffs…another segment in the sordid saga of Seth Williams – Philadelphia’s now former District Attorney.
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The recent announcement that City Hall and Conrail cut a deal to cleanup the notorious heroin corridor along a section of railroad track running through Philadelphia’s Fairhill and West Kensington communities is welcomed removal of a dangerous blight that’s festered for nearly two decades.
El pasado 16 de junio, Día de la Juventud, diversas protestas estallaron en varias ciudades de Sudáfrica. Dichas protestas sirvieron para recordar los orígenes de esta importante celebración anual para el país.
Donald Trump lanzó su atrevida pero finalmente exitosa campaña para la presidencia de Estados Unidos en junio del 2015 con un discurso intolerante contra los mexicanos, en particular, y contra los latinos en general.
Protests punctuated the Youth Day celebration in South Africa on June 16.
Donald Trump launched his long shot but ultimately successful campaign for the U.S. presidency in June 2015 with a clearly bigoted barrage against Mexicans in particular and Latinos in general.
Tucked down in some news coverage about the recent death of Manuel Noriega, the former dictator of Panama, were accounts of the 1989 U.S. invasion of that Central American country to arrest Noriega, a longtime CIA asset turned collaborator with mega drug dealers.
Revisando un poco los reportajes sobre el reciente fallecimiento de Manuel Noriega, el ex dictador de Panamá, se podían encontrar relatos sobre la invasión norteamericana al país centroamericano en 1989, para arrestar al antiguo aliado de la CIA y colaborador de grandes carteles de drogas.
While U.S. President Donald Trump and South Africa President Jacob Zuma are not strictly two peas in a pod, both heads of state share some astounding similarities beyond both having achieved the age of 70.
Si bien el presidente Donald Trump, y su homólogo de Sudáfrica, Jacob Zuma no son precisamente dos gotas de agua, ambos comparten algunas similitudes sorprendentes.
Si bien, el aumento de la participación ciudadana en las elecciones primarias de Filadelfia este año es un avance, no merece aplausos.asi
The same week that America’s federal government plunged deeper into a governance crisis from misconduct by President Trump and members of his professed Law-&-Order administration, many Philadelphians took a big step towards restoring the vitality of democracy with their participation in the primary election.
Candidates seeking a victory in the May 16, 2017 primary election for District Attorney in Philadelphia have spent months making big promises to initiate reforms and ‘restore integrity’ to that post now polluted by the presence of current DA Seth Williams who is facing a federal trial for a slew of corruption charges.
A few days before President Trump and Republican congressional leaders trumpeted a legislative success toward their goal of dismantling Obamacare, America’s 45th president burnished his unenviable image of ignorance about history.
Although the decision by FOX News to sack its ratings superstar Bill O’Reilly in the wake of revelations that FOX paid $13-million to settle multiple sexual harassment claims against O’Reilly sparked cheers in some circles, circumstances surrounding O’Reilly’s ouster do not merit a champagne celebration.
Two days after another Trump Administration official made another astoundingly inaccurate assertion about the dangers of marijuana, Ricardo Rivera gave a group of Temple University students a poignant account about the powers of pot.
Thousands of children in Philadelphia went to bed with wrenching pains from hunger on the same night that President Donald Trump ordered a missile strike on an airbase in Syria shortly before he dined on a gourmet meal at his opulent, sea-side estate in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Una meta del Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ha inspirado a cientos de filadelfianos de diferentes razas, religiones y edades en la manifestación del Centro de la Ciudad el día 4 de abril – el cuadragésimo noveno aniversario del asesinato de King – donde todos renovaron la lucha por un aspecto ignorado de la lucha de King: los Derechos de Plata.
A goal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspired hundreds of Philadelphians of different races, religions and ages at a Center City rally on April 4th – the 49th anniversary of King’s assassination – where they renewed the fight around an overlooked aspect of King’s advocacy: Silver Rights.
Pennsylvania commands a dubious distinction.
Pennsylvania is the state with the nation’s second highest total of structurally deficient bridges according to a Federal Highway Administration analysis updated earlier this year.
The 50-page federal indictment released recently that charged Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams with 23 counts of corrupt misconduct did not reference an egregious injustice committed by Williams that revolved around defiant refusal to acknowledge grievous errors.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced creation of major jobs program recently during his policy speech in Virginia.