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Grabados de la mente y la imaginación de Francisco de Goya en el Museo de Arte de Filadelfia

 05/26/2017 - 13:04
80 de sus 300 grabados están siendo exhibidos en el Museo de Arte de Filadelfia hasta septiembre. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.
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Desde sátira política e injusticias sociales hasta sus batallas físicas personales y su final aislamiento de la gente, el creativo genio del trabajo de Goya estuvo ampliamente influenciado.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 10:45pm
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80 de sus 300 grabados están siendo exhibidos en el Museo de Arte de Filadelfia hasta septiembre. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.

Déjà Vu: Trump asks US Supreme Court to review travel ban

 05/26/2017 - 03:30
Protestors hold banners during a demonstration against US President Donald J. Trump's policies, outside the US Embassy, Rome, Italy, 02 February 2017. EPA/ALESSANDRO DI MEO

President Donald Trump"s administration will ask the Supreme Court to review an appellate decision upholding a stay blocking enforcement of an executive order barring visas to residents of six Muslim-majority countries, the US attorney general said Thursday.

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Friday, May 26, 2017 - 3:15am
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Protestors hold banners during a demonstration against US President Donald J. Trump's policies, outside the US Embassy, Rome, Italy, 02 February 2017. EPA/ALESSANDRO DI MEO

Prints from the mind and imagination of Francisco Goya at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

 05/25/2017 - 23:54
80 of his over three hundred prints are being exhibited at the Philadelphia Museum of Art until September.  Photo:Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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From political satire to social injustice to his personal physical battles and his ultimately isolation from people were the factors in the creative genius of his work. 

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 10:45pm
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80 of his over three hundred prints are being exhibited at the Philadelphia Museum of Art until September.  Photo:Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

[OP-ED]: No, America is not facing a race war

 05/25/2017 - 09:21
Whites are already seeing the descendants of some Asian and Latino immigrants as being similar to them. Consequently, whites treat them as white. This ‘whitening’ process will only increase in the future.”
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For the past decade, the narrative of an upcoming Hispanic demographic tsunami has been alternately energizing and scaring people into believing that America will eventually become Latinized beyond recognition. 

Don’t worry, it isn’t going to happen.

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Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 9:00am
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Whites are already seeing the descendants of some Asian and Latino immigrants as being similar to them. Consequently, whites treat them as white. This ‘whitening’ process will only increase in the future.”

Protests in Washington to halt deportation of Salvadoran woman

 05/24/2017 - 02:46
The family of Liliana Cruz protest her pending deportation outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters, in Washington, DC, United States on May 23, 2017. EFE/LENIN NOLLY

A mother of two, Liliana Cruz was detained in 2013 for driving without a license, given that Virginia does not issue them to undocumented migrants. ICE insists everyone who has violated immigration laws may be subject to arrest, detention and expulsion.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 2:30am
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The family of Liliana Cruz protest her pending deportation outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters, in Washington, DC, United States on May 23, 2017. EFE/LENIN NOLLY

A Party with a few friends - The Honorable Nelson Diaz' 70 Birthday Celebration

 05/21/2017 - 21:10
The Honorable Nelson Diaz speaks to the audience who attended his 70th Birthday reception at Taller Puertorriqueno this past Friday.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

[OP-ED]: The Comey firing reminds us of a bigger danger

 05/18/2017 - 09:37
File photograph of FBI Director James Comey during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. President Donald Trump fired Comey on May 9. EFE
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I have tried to evaluate Donald Trump’s presidency fairly. I’ve praised him when he has appointed competent people to high office and expressed support for his policies when they seemed serious and sensible (even though this has drawn criticism from some quarters). But there has always been another aspect to this presidency lurking beneath the surface, sometimes erupting into full view as it did this week. Donald Trump, in much of his rhetoric and many of his actions, poses a danger to American democracy.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 8:45am
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File photograph of FBI Director James Comey during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. President Donald Trump fired Comey on May 9. EFE

[OP-ED]: The perils of assuming anything about the Latino vote

 05/18/2017 - 08:20
You don’t need to be a political scientist to figure out a few simple truths: In raw numbers, more and more Hispanics will cast ballots in upcoming elections -- as has been the case for the past 36 years.
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At the outset of their new book, “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign,” Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes note that adviser David Plouffe prioritized three goals for Clinton to win: “It was important to have the right culture and mission, to manage Bill Clinton, and to effectively target Latino voters.”

We know how well that turned out.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 12:30pm
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You don’t need to be a political scientist to figure out a few simple truths: In raw numbers, more and more Hispanics will cast ballots in upcoming elections -- as has been the case for the past 36 years.

[OP-ED]: On immigration, conservatives premiere a new office of political theater

 05/17/2017 - 09:26
The data confirms it. Studies show that illegal immigrants commit crimes at lower levels than the native-born. The FBI reports that cities with high numbers of illegal immigrants are among the safest in the country.
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 When they criticize laws against hate crimes, conservatives claim we shouldn’t create special classes of victims. 

Well, forget all that. It turns out that they feel differently when they can get political mileage from exploiting the public’s fear of illegal immigrants. Then they’re all in.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 8:45am
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The data confirms it. Studies show that illegal immigrants commit crimes at lower levels than the native-born. The FBI reports that cities with high numbers of illegal immigrants are among the safest in the country.

UN Security Council to examine situation in Venezuela

 05/17/2017 - 03:27
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (C) speaks in Caracas, Venezuela, May 3, 2017. EFE/CRISTIAN HERNÁNDEZ

The United Nations Security Council will analyze the situation in Venezuela on Wednesday in an informal closed-door meeting, diplomatic sources said Tuesday.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 3:15am
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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (C) speaks in Caracas, Venezuela, May 3, 2017. EFE/CRISTIAN HERNÁNDEZ

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