2001

More Transparency Please

 04/17/2017 - 02:08
Trump attends Easter service at Palm Beach episcopal church. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
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New calls for President Trump to release his tax returns came amid furor over the White House’s decision to no longer share visitor logs. That bars the public from knowing who has access to officials, even as Mr. Trump fills top jobs with former consultants and lobbysts.

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Monday, April 17, 2017 - 2:00am
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Trump attends Easter service at Palm Beach episcopal church. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Philly Latino Food Revolution

 04/06/2017 - 16:29
Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.
 
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Two new Venezuelan Restaurants, “Tartareperia 18.64,” and “Puyero Venezuelan Flavor”, mark the latest addition to the rich Latino cuisine of Philadelphia. They are part of a revolution in the city’s cuisine that traces its roots almost 30 years ago.

 

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Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.

 

"Walls don’t make sense in a globalized world": Vicente Fox

 04/06/2017 - 12:14
The former president of Mexico has become one of the most critical voices in the hemisphere against Donald Trump's policies. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick / AL DÍA News.

The Mexican ex-president visited Philadelphia to participate in a forum that analyzed the role of Latin America in today's world. 

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 2:45pm
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The former president of Mexico has become one of the most critical voices in the hemisphere against Donald Trump's policies. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick / AL DÍA News.

"Los muros no tienen sentido en un mundo globalizado": Vicente Fox

 04/05/2017 - 14:54
El expresidente de México se ha convertido en una de las voces más críticas del hemisferio contra las políticas de Donald Trump. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.

El exmandatario mexicano visitó la Universidad de Villanova para participar en un foro que analizó el papel de América Latina en la actualidad. 

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 2:45pm
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El expresidente de México se ha convertido en una de las voces más críticas del hemisferio contra las políticas de Donald Trump. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.

La revolución de la cocina latina en Philly

 04/04/2017 - 16:04
Merliz Gomez es la chef del restaurante venezolano Tartarepería 18.64, ubicado en Fishtown. Fotos: Eli Siegel. 
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Los restaurantes venezolanos Tartarepería 18.64 y Puyero Venezuelan Flavor son las dos últimas incorporaciones a la rica oferta gastronómica latina de Filadelfia.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 3:45pm
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Merliz Gomez es la chef del restaurante venezolano Tartarepería 18.64, ubicado en Fishtown. Fotos: Eli Siegel.

 

[OP-ED]: Trump: Bridging an Unnecessary Wall

 03/31/2017 - 11:49
Trump shades his bigoted targeting of Latinos with another justification for that hugely expensive wall: blocking terrorists. EFE
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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.

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 11:45am
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Trump shades his bigoted targeting of Latinos with another justification for that hugely expensive wall: blocking terrorists. EFE

London Attack: The mystery of Khalid Masood’s journey into violence and terror

 03/27/2017 - 04:32
 A young girl looks at flowers in front of the Houses of Parliament near the scene of 22 March terror attack, in central London, Britain, 26 March 2017. A terror attack took place on 22 March in London leaving five people dead, including the attacker, and 31 people injured. EFE/EPA/HANNAH MCKAY
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Extensive inquiries find no motive for Khalid Masood and senior officer says there is no intelligence to suggest more attacks are planned.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 4:15am
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 A young girl looks at flowers in front of the Houses of Parliament near the scene of 22 March terror attack, in central London, Britain, 26 March 2017. A terror attack took place on 22 March in London leaving five people dead, including the attacker, and 31 people injured. EFE/EPA/HANNAH MCKAY

Thousands march in Dominican Republic against Odebrecht corruption

 03/27/2017 - 04:10
Thousands of Dominicans march against corruption and impunity in Santiago, in the Dominican Republic, on March 26, 2017, to support an initiative calling for the prosecution of those involved in taking $92 million in bribes from Brazil's Odebrecht construction firm. EFE / Luis Tavarez
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Thousands of people demonstrated Sunday in the northern Dominican province of Santiago to demand that officials involved in taking bribes from Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht be brought to trial.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 4:00am
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Thousands of Dominicans march against corruption and impunity in Santiago, in the Dominican Republic, on March 26, 2017, to support an initiative calling for the prosecution of those involved in taking $92 million in bribes from Brazil's Odebrecht construction firm. EFE / Luis Tavarez

Reliving 9/11: Anniversary evokes thoughts of triumph and tragedy

 09/10/2014 - 17:11
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September 11, 2001, started out like any other day in New York City except it was Fashion Week — Spring Collections 2002, in Manhattan. And I was there to cover it for a national bridal magazine and my hometown newspaper.

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Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 8:05am
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"World Financial Center Sept. 14, 2001" CC-PD-Mark. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.