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[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

The message for immigrants is very clear: there is a new sheriff in town

 05/09/2017 - 10:41
Roberto Beristain has been a Mexican immigrant for 20 years in the United States. Founder of a business of his own and father of a family, he has been deported by ICE, even though he does not have a criminal record. Source: http://edition.cnn.com/
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This is what the family of Roberto Beristain has had to understand by force, after the deportation of the father of family, founder of a business and immigrant of Mexican origin, who arrived in the country more than 20 years ago.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 10:15am
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Roberto Beristain has been a Mexican immigrant for 20 years in the United States. Founder of a business of his own and father of a family, he has been deported by ICE, even though he does not have a criminal record. Source: http://edition.cnn.com/

El mensaje para los inmigrantes es muy claro: hay un nuevo sheriff en el pueblo

 05/09/2017 - 10:19
Roberto Beristain es un inmigrante mexicano desde hace 20 años en los Estados Unidos. Fundador de un negocio propio y padre de familia, ha sido deportado por la ICE, aún cuando no posee récord criminal. Fuente: http://edition.cnn.com/
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Esto es lo que la familia de Roberto Beristain ha tenido que entender por la fuerza, tras la deportación del padre de familia, fundador de un negocio e inmigrante de origen mexicano, quien llegó al país hace más de 20 años.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 10:15am
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Roberto Beristain es un inmigrante mexicano desde hace 20 años en los Estados Unidos. Fundador de un negocio propio y padre de familia, ha sido deportado por la ICE, aún cuando no posee récord criminal. Fuente: http://edition.cnn.com/

Supporting the preservation of historical artifacts at the HSP Gala

 05/04/2017 - 17:40
This years Founder's Award Gala begins the collaboration with the National Constitution Center in unveiling new historical treasures.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Historical Society of Pennsylvania honors a National Book Award winner, history advocates, while revealing a new exhibit

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 5:00pm
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This years Founder's Award Gala begins the collaboration with the National Constitution Center in unveiling new historical treasures.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Is Elizabeth Warren a potential challenger for Trump in the 2020 presidential election?

 05/01/2017 - 14:33
Official portrait of U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren. Photo: US Senate

Sombrerete: enjoying the ruins of an old Mexican mining town.

 04/26/2017 - 06:34
A general view of the landscape with rock formations in the Mexican municipality of Sombrerete in the state of Zacatecas, Mexico, April 25, 2017. EFE/Mariana Gonzalez
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The Mexican municipality of Sombrerete, declared a Cultural Heritage of Humanity site in 2010, went from being an old, abandoned mining town to a tourist destination that combines the beauty of colonial architecture with ecotourism.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 6:30am
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A general view of the landscape with rock formations in the Mexican municipality of Sombrerete in the state of Zacatecas, Mexico, April 25, 2017. EFE/Mariana Gonzalez

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

 04/12/2017 - 19:54
Women 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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Womenen at the Top Awards honored six Latinas in Philly at the top of their careers. Pictured here: Honoree Alicia Kerber-Palma.

[OP-ED]: Trump could fix health care

 04/07/2017 - 13:23
Manifestación en contra de las políticas de Donald Trump y en defensa del Obamacare en Vista (California). EFE
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The recent Republican debacle on health care could prove to be an opportunity. It highlighted, yet again, the complexity of America’s system, which continues to be by far the most expensive and inefficient in the advanced world.

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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 12:45pm
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Fareed Zakaria
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Demonstration against the policies of Donald Trump and in defense of the Obamacare in Vista (California). EFE

[OP-ED]: Trump podría solucionar el problema de la atención médica

 04/07/2017 - 13:01
Manifestación en contra de las políticas de Donald Trump y en defensa del Obamacare en Vista (California). EFE

Who wants to study Spanish in Philadelphia?

 03/28/2017 - 16:30
María Paredes Fernández, profesora de español en Penn University, fue nominada el año pasado como “mejor profesora de español de EEUU”, por la Asociación Americana de Profesores de Español y Portugués (AATSP). Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick
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The Hispanic immigrant community has played a fundamental role in the growth of the city in the last decade. In the streets it is more and more common to hear conversations held in Spanish. However, it seems that this important trend is not reflected in universities. Why? A general crisis in the study of the humanities would be the answer. AL DÍA News spoke with professors from three of the most prominent universities in the city.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 11:30am
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María Paredes Fernández, Spanish language teacher at Penn University, was awarded "Best Spanish Teacher 2016" by the American Association of Spanish and Portuguese Teachers (AATSP). Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick

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