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Luis Manuel Ramírez es un cubano-americano que actualmente trabaja como general del transporte de Boston. Nos visitoo en la sala de redaccion de AL DÍA News en febrero. Foto: Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

Luis Manuel Ramírez, General Manager of the MBTA, Boston’s transportation authority, tells his story and offers some words of advice to young people entering into business.

US-India: Trump and Modi pledge cooperation, avoid tensions on immigration

 06/27/2017 - 06:57
US President Donald J. Trump (R), with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L), delivers remarks during a ceremony in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 26 June 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

In their first official meeting, the President of the United States and the Indian Prime Minister talked about trade and defense cooperation, terrorism, but avoided immigration and climate change, issues in which both leaders differ. India is the country most affected by Trump's decision to tighten controls on granting the H-1B visa, which benefits foreign workers.


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Lydia Cacho, Mexican Journalist: "We're war correspondents in our own country"

 06/02/2017 - 05:55
Mexican activist and journalist Lydia Cacho during an interview with EFE in Madrid, Spain, Jun. 1, 2017. EFE/LUIS MILLAN

In her 2005 book "Los Demonios del Eden" (The Demons of Eden), Lydia Cacho exposed pedophile rings in Mexico operating under the protection of politicians and business leaders. A total of 126 reporters have been killed since 2000 in Mexico, one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists to work.

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Philly and PA leaders join legal briefs in support of Obama’s immigration action

 04/07/2015 - 17:44
Commissioner Charles Ramsey and Mayor Michael Nutter. Photo: AL DÍA Archive

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Commissioner Charles Ramsey, Congressman Robert A. Brady and Chaka Fattah, organizations like Esperanza and The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition, and law professors from Penn, Drexel, Villanova, Temple and Penn State showed their support for Obama’s immigration action.

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Arturo Varela

Want to be Chicago's mayor? Skip lies, pandering

 09/17/2010 - 12:47
Want to be Chicago's mayor? Skip lies, pandering

Eventually, the dogpile will clear. Those likely to declare they have what it takes to lead this city of hot winds and big shoulders will either garner the dollars, personal support and 12,500 valid signatures to legitimately get on the ballot to make a go of it, or be left with a decent story about how many people called him (or her) on that gorgeous September afternoon when Mayor Daley called it quits.

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Esther Cepeda