The making of a cover story

 09/25/2013 - 11:10

This cover story has been a long time in the making. Way back when it was announced there would be a primetime show starring five Latina actors as the principal protagonists we had resolved to write an article. After all, one of the things Al Día does well is highlight stories of Latino success. Imagine our disappointment when we heard the show was basically a telenovela retooled to mainstream style and tastes, and that the five talented and accomplished actors contracted would be playing sexy maids. 

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Sabrina Vourvoulias

Unfair to Immigrants, Costly for Taxpayers

 04/06/2011 - 08:26

EVERY year thousands
of immigrants being held on Rikers Island are transferred
to federal custody and deported
. Only about half of them have a
criminal record, many of them are here legally, most of them have their due
process rights violated and all of them are subjected to substandard conditions
before being returned to their countries of origin.

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Daniel Maldonado

True Journalism Serving Hispanics

 03/31/2011 - 17:46

While we the American news media search for a viable
business model and effective means to meet the challenge of digital
communication and social network dynamics, journalism that is both credible and
enlightening continues to serve the basic need of informing the public while
speaking truth to power.

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