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Ivanka Trump brand secures China trademarks on day US president met Xi Jinping

 04/19/2017 - 02:46
Ivanka Trump, daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks as US President Trump, left, listens during a meeting with women small business owners in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, Mar. 27, 2017. EPA/ANDREW HARRER / POOL

Mike Pence says era of strategic patience with North Korea is over

 04/17/2017 - 01:54
US Vice President Mike Pence (C) visits the truce village of Panmunjom, on the inter-Korean border, South Korea, 17 April 2017. EPA/YONHAP / POOL SOUTH KOREA OUT
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The vice president of the United States on Monday visited the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas at a moment of heightened tension with Pyongyang amid repeated weapons tests.

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US Vice President Mike Pence (C) visits the truce village of Panmunjom, on the inter-Korean border, South Korea, 17 April 2017. EPA/YONHAP / POOL SOUTH KOREA OUT

Hispanist and historian Michael Gannon dies at 89

 04/13/2017 - 04:42
Photo provided by the University of Florida (UF) showing then Catholic priest Michael Gannon (2R), trying to mediate between police and students during a violent protest in Gainesville, Florida, United States on May 1972. EFE/UF
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 Michael Gannon, a renowned historian and Hispanist who specialized in Florida history and the state"s Spanish colonial period, has died, the University of Florida said Wednesday. He was 89.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 4:30am
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Photo provided by the University of Florida (UF) showing then Catholic priest Michael Gannon (2R), trying to mediate between police and students during a violent protest in Gainesville, Florida, United States on May 1972. EFE/UF

These Latina Women are "a force to be reckoned with."

 04/12/2017 - 19:54
Woen at the Top Awards honored six Latinas in Philly at the top of their careers. Pictured here: Honoree Alicia Kerber-Palma.
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AL DÍA News' Women at the Top Awards honored six Latina women who were making an impact on their communities around the city.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Woen at the Top Awards honored six Latinas in Philly at the top of their careers. Pictured here: Honoree Alicia Kerber-Palma.

Miami Invention Fair Showcases Latino Entrepreneurial Ingenuity

 04/10/2017 - 05:25
The "Maker Faire Miami," which will conclude on April 9, 2017, has transformed the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College (MDC), into a zone of experimentation, bringing together more than 150 exhibitors of all ages and backgrounds, from science students to adults with far-ranging imaginations. EFE/Jorge Ignacio Perez
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 A broad spectrum of curious minds and lovers of scientific exploration are attending a fair for independent creators held in Miami that is proving to be a showcase for creativity and inventiveness with a Latin American stamp.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 5:15am
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The "Maker Faire Miami," which will conclude on April 9, 2017, has transformed the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College (MDC), into a zone of experimentation, bringing together more than 150 exhibitors of all ages and backgrounds, from science students to adults with far-ranging imaginations. EFE/Jorge Ignacio Perez

The quest for wage equality in Philly takes a hit

 04/06/2017 - 17:46
The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is holding on to its promise and suing the city for the wage equality law.

"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.

District 197th Elections: More of the same?

 03/27/2017 - 12:31
The extraordinary elections of District 197, on Tuesday, March 21, were characterized by absenteeism at the polls, only 6 percent of registered voters exercised their right to vote. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick / AL DAY News

Democratic candidate Emilio Vazquez won with just over 1,950 votes. Candidates Lucinda Little and Cheri Honkala reported alleged acts of electoral fraud.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:45am
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The extraordinary elections of District 197, on Tuesday, March 21, were characterized by absenteeism at the polls, only 6 percent of registered voters exercised their right to vote. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

This is not a celebration, this is a claim for our rights!

 03/10/2017 - 01:48
Hundreds of women took the streets in downtown Philly to raise their voices against the laboral, political and economic inequities. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.

Even before five o'clock in the afternoon, dozens of women with posters, megaphones, and pink caps were being seen walking downtown. The meeting was in Logan Square, in the heart of Philadelphia. The occasion? Well, that depends on the perspective: for an unaware bystander (who generally has no perspective), it was one more celebration of International Women's Day. 

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 11:45pm
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Hundreds of women took the streets in downtown Philly to raise their voices against the laboral, political and economic inequities. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.

Protesters refuse to relent as DAPL construction halts

 12/06/2016 - 13:03
Protesters gather outside of TD Bank to demand divestment in Dakota Access Oil Pipeline. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.
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Philadelphia DAPL protest.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 1:00pm
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Protesters gather outside of TD Bank to demand divestment in Dakota Access Oil Pipeline. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.

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