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No papers, no scholarship: Latino budding scientist becomes food truck chef

 06/20/2017 - 06:39
Dreamer Lorenzo Santillan in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. EFE/Beatriz Limon

After winning a prestigious robotics contest, Dreamer Lorenzo Santillan had the chance to become a scientist, but his immigration status kept him from getting a university scholarship and he had to find an alternative, which turned out to be a traveling food truck that he calls "Neither Here Nor There."

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Dreamer Lorenzo Santillan in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. EFE/Beatriz Limon

Due to a health problem, he preferred to seek sanctuary before being deported

 06/13/2017 - 14:46
David Chávez-Macias (r) and his wife. Source: https://www.gannett-cdn.com
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David Chávez-Macias sought refuge at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in northern Nevada, after learning he could be deported.

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Pura Vida: A Pan-Latin paradise in Northern Liberties

 06/07/2017 - 19:39
Charles Álvarez, Pura Vida, Philadelphia Latino Food Revolution
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When it comes to food, Philadelphia has little to envy to cities like New York. The culinary scene here is a reflection of the demographic explosion in which Latino immigrants have played a revolutionary role. With this article, AL DÍA News presents the series "Latino Food Revolution", a recognition to a social, cultural and economic phenomenom that creates employment and wealth in the city of brotherly love. 

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Charles Álvarez, chef and owner of Pura Vida. Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News

"Latinos Living Healthy" Cooking Series with Chef Ted Torres

 06/07/2017 - 18:23

There are healthy alternatives to fried foods that take no time to make!

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Chef Ted Torres started the "Latinos Living Healthy" cooking series at Independence Live sponsored by Independence Blue Cross and AL DIA News.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

"Tell me about your Mother" - Several Latinos share their memories

 05/10/2017 - 13:20
Mother's Day means more than flowers. It's a special bond like no other.
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Through the good and the rough times, Mom has always been there

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Mother's Day means more than flowers. It's a special bond like no other.

How Cubans deal with the worst drought in a century

 04/10/2017 - 05:59
Two people filling containers with water at a neighbor's house, in the province of Ciego de Avila, Cuba on Apr. 3, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Ernesto
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Cuba is undergoing one of the worst droughts in over a century, which this year has principally struck the central regions of Ciego de Avila, Sancti Spiritus and Camaguey, where the critical state of the aquifers not only affects the population, but also agriculture, which has had to be shifted to dryland farming.

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Two people filling containers with water at a neighbor's house, in the province of Ciego de Avila, Cuba on Apr. 3, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Ernesto

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.

 

Hispanics are 8% of Philly's firefighters

 03/30/2017 - 14:59
Adam Thiel es el Comisionado del Departamento de Bomberos de Filadelfia. Foto: Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News.

In a dialogue with AL DÍA News, the Philadelphia Fire Department leader spoke about the presence of Latinos in the organization and the importance of strengthening community relations to prevent emergencies.

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Adam K. Thiel, Philadelphia's Fire Department Commissioner Photo: Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News.

From paradise to paradise lost, the odyssey of a Colombian Indian community

 03/21/2017 - 04:25
An Embera indigenous child looking on, in Quibdo, Colombia, Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ
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The thick jungles of the Colombian province of Choco on the Panamanian border was paradise to 117 Embera Indians until the violence of Colombia's armed conflict forced them to flee.

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An Embera indigenous child looking on, in Quibdo, Colombia, Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ

En el camino de una Filadelfia saludable

 06/14/2017 - 12:48
The City of Philadelphia has several options to live a healthier lifestyle.
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La población latina de Filadelfia podría tener los mayores índices de enfermedades cardiovasculares, pero algunos cambios puntuales con el apoyo de iniciativas del ayuntamiento podrían ayudar a una familia más saludable.

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The City of Philadelphia has several options to live a healthier lifestyle.