During a visit to AL DÍA on May 17, Chilean university president and scholar Dr. Ignacio Sánchez discussed international student exchange, the women’s movement in Chile, and more before receiving an honorary degree from Drexel University College of Medicine at their commencement ceremony the following day.
The presidential elections in Venezuela are marked by a historical abstention and an international community that refuses to recognize the results. Meanwhile, the country slowly disappears between disaster, hunger and despair.
A third-generation Mexican American, Francisco Cantú decided to join the US Border Patrol to better understand the reality of the US-Mexico border. The result is a powerful book about the horrors suffered by Mexican migrants.
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro has won re-election until 2025 amid mounting criticisms.
Minas, a duo consisting of Orlando Haddad and Patricia King, will be performing the best bossa nova during the “I am an American Immigrant” awards ceremony on June 14.
The streets echo what is said in the White House: from "animals" to "beaners" to "criminals." Now we see people being reprimanded for speaking Spanish. Welcome to Trump's new "America".
Nicaragua has been experiencing a new wave of violence in its streets for several weeks, fueled by the reform promoted by the current government of Daniel Ortega.
A new project by Spanish dancer and choreographer Jesus Carmona kicks off in Miami this week.
The red or yellow exotic pitaya native to Central America and Mexico is among the most sought-after delicacies during the warm seasons.
Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been under political asylum at the Ecuadorian embassy in London since 2012.
Thanks to President Trump's prolific campaign to criminalize immigrants, ICE increasingly blames innocent people for supposedly being gang members.
Around fifty people gathered this Tuesday for the raising of the Guatemalan flag on Guatemala Day in Philly.
In a country where the immigrant feels threatened and unprotected on a daily basis, the story of Mazie Hirono is an example that the United States is still a place where fulfilled dreams are the real wealth.
A new installation of textile and embroidered works at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens examines the delicate architecture and destructive consequences of American consumerism on both sides of the border.
Students of Nicaragua's oldest university, hiding behind masks for their safety, stated that they "do not agree" with the national peace talks, adding they cannot resume their academic activities "because the national situation does not allow it."
Demonstrators in Chile were demanding "a comprehensive law to tackle gender violence that includes domestic violence, abuse and sexual harassment."
AL DIA talked with Venezuelan-American writer Sebastian Castillo, author of "49 Venezuelan novels" and professor of Creative Writing at various universities in Philadelphia.
On May 15, Danilo Burgos defeated two opponents, including the incumbent, to represent the district in North Philadelphia.
“The blood of innocent Palestinians is on the hands of the United States” – Turkish government minister and spokesman, Bekir Bozdag.
The Central American country became the second nation after the U.S. to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
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AL DÍA Chefs, our signature event showcasing some of the best Latino chefs in the Philadelphia region, launched a new series with Puyero’s arepa masters.
The nominee to the direction of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Gina Haspel, reminds us of the dark and anti-human nature of an organization that has interfered in society and politics in a large part of the world, especially in Latin America.
From June 1-3, you can see groundbreaking films, documentaries, and shorts from Latino and Latin American filmmakers as part of the annual showcase.