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Eduardo “Lalo” Sánchez: the mask maker without borders

 04/19/2017 - 11:27
To talk with Sánchez about wrestling is to spend hours listening to anecdotes and details of a sport that drags the masses worldwide. Photo: Juan Antonio Rodríguez
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The mystical power that many attribute to the masks of the fighters begins in the patient hands of a seamstress who has dedicated his life to give a face to the Mexican superheroes.

 

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:15pm
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To talk with Sánchez about wrestling is to spend hours listening to anecdotes and details of a sport that drags the masses worldwide. Photo: Juan Antonio Rodríguez

Latina Soprano Sings her dreams into reality

 03/31/2017 - 12:39
Academy of Vocal Arts Resident Vanessa Vasquez is one of Philadelphia's millennials who is making moves in her career. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Deadline nears for contestants in Trump’s border wall ‘pageant’

 03/30/2017 - 03:42
The border fence in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). President Donald Trump intends to prolong the wall with the purpose of stopping illegal migration. EFE / ARCHIVE BRAULIO GUERRA 

It is the first step in a process that promises to combine three of Trump’s most successful ventures: beauty pageants, reality TV competitions and xenophobia. Proposals include hi-tech ‘virtual wall’ and 1,600km barrier of shipping containers.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:15am
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The border fence in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). President Donald Trump intends to prolong the wall with the purpose of stopping illegal migration. EFE / ARCHIVE BRAULIO GUERRA 

When the poor rob the poor, who profits?

 03/29/2017 - 17:56
Protesters gather in City Council Chambers.

Trump moves to dismantle Obama's climate legacy with executive order

 03/28/2017 - 17:36
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order rolling back Obama-era rules aimed at curbing climate change. EFE/Ron Sachs / POOL

The president said this would put an end to the "war on coal" and "job-killing regulations".

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 5:15pm
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President Donald Trump has signed an executive order rolling back Obama-era rules aimed at curbing climate change. EFE/Ron Sachs / POOL

La construcción del oleoducto de Dakota se detiene, pero los manifestantes siguen en pie de guerra

 12/06/2016 - 13:07
Los manifestantes se aglutinan a las afueras del TD Bank demandando el retiro de la inversión en el Oleoducto de Dakota. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.
 
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DAPL

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 1:00pm
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Los manifestantes se aglutinan a las afueras del TD Bank demandando el retiro de la inversión en el Oleoducto de Dakota. Foto: 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.

Cuándo el pobre roba al pobre, ¿Quién sale ganando?

 03/30/2017 - 11:35
Manifestantes se reúnen en la Sala del Ayuntamiento

[OP-ED]: For Donald Trump it is all a big joke.

 12/15/2016 - 14:11
US President-elect Donald Trump (r), accompanied by his vice president, Mike Pence (l), speaks at a meeting of technology industry leaders at Trump Tower in New York. EFE

Yes, the President-elect has such a great sense of humor that he has picked former Texas governor Rick Perry to head the Energy Department, the same federal agency Perry has said he wants to do away with.

It may sound strange to name someone who wants to scrap it as head of a government agency in charge of some pretty serious stuff like monitoring the Iran nuclear deal, building nuclear weapons and maintaining them, and regulating fracking and offshore drilling. 

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Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 1:51pm
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US President-elect Donald Trump (r), accompanied by his vice president, Mike Pence (l), speaks at a meeting of technology industry leaders at Trump Tower in New York. EFE

SEPTA recognized by state for environmental efforts on the MFL

 03/22/2016 - 15:13
Photo: Derek Yu via Flickr (under license CC BY-SA 2.0)

The recognition is thanks to a system which captures recycled energy from braking trains.

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 3:01pm
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Photo: Derek Yu via Flickr (under license CC BY-SA 2.0)

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