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Top 5 Artists You Should Be Listening To This Week

 06/06/2017 - 14:42
Churupaca, Martin Buscaglia, Jarabe de Palo, Onda Vaga, Pedropiedra.

This is AL DÍA News's weekly recommendation of Latin American music that you should be listening to right now.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 2:30pm
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Churupaca, Martin Buscaglia, Jarabe de Palo, Onda Vaga, Pedropiedra.

Flying Brooms: Economic crisis, infidelity keep Mexican witchcraft alive

 05/09/2017 - 02:29
Esoteric items at the market of Sonora in Mexico City, Mexico on Apr. 28, 2017. EFE/Alex Cruz
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The economic crisis and marital infidelity are keeping such witchcraft practices as Santeria, shamanism and spiritualism alive in Mexico, as shown by the sale of articles said to possess the power to drive away poverty and keep a lover from wandering.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 2:15am
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Esoteric items at the market of Sonora in Mexico City, Mexico on Apr. 28, 2017. EFE/Alex Cruz

Peruvian artists try to make chalk sidewalk murals popular again

 05/04/2017 - 05:58
Peruvian artists Christian Ventura and Amador Quispe pose next to their chalk painting in La Paz, Bolivia, May 3, 2017. EFE/MARTIN ALIPAZ
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With the project, the Peruvians are hoping to promote pavement art in Bolivia.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 5:45am
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Peruvian artists Christian Ventura and Amador Quispe pose next to their chalk painting in La Paz, Bolivia, May 3, 2017. EFE/MARTIN ALIPAZ

Death toll rises in worsening Venezuela unrest

 04/25/2017 - 03:51
A woman is seen during a demonstration against the Venezuelan government in Caracas, Venezuela, Apr. 24, 2017. EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

The Venezuelan Public Ministry on Monday reported that two people died in protests in the western states of Merida and Barinas, one of them being a Merida government official. Opposition is demanding early elections.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 3:45am
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A woman is seen during a demonstration against the Venezuelan government in Caracas, Venezuela, Apr. 24, 2017. EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

A Mexican Designer Shows that "Anti-Trump" Can Be Fashion

 04/10/2017 - 05:47
Ricardo Seco, center, with two of his recent creations. INSTAGRAM
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Mexican-born, New York-based Ricardo Seco brings political messages to NY Fashion Week

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Ricardo Seco, center, with two of his recent creations. INSTAGRAM

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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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 3:45pm
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Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.

 

Coffee or Tea party? Whatever your cup, roll up your sleeves

 03/13/2010 - 11:40
Coffee or Tea party? Whatever your cup, roll up your sleeves
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I remember my first Tea Party invitation. The "hosts" were a group ofloosely federated regional anti-illegal immigration groups, the occasion
was Tax Day, and the call to action was to "protest to demand the end

of taxation without representation."

The particular bone ofcontention was Gov. Quinn's then-proposed tax increase, described
thusly: "Governor Quinn says he must raise your income tax because he
doesn't have enough money to pay for all the social welfare benefits

demanded by the illegal alien invaders."

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