Latinos

Let’s dance Tango, Philly!

 05/24/2017 - 11:52
Adrián Veredice & Alejandra Hobert, maestros invitados al VII Festival Internacional de Tango de Filadelfia.  Foto suministrada / Michele Maccarrone.
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Between the first and the fourth of June, the city will celebrate the VII International Tango Festival in which dance figures will meet to teach Philadelphians the secrets of this South American music and dance, declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the Unesco in 2009.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:45pm
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Adrián Veredice and Alejandra Hobert, invited teachers to the 7th Philadelphia International Tango Festival. Photo provided by the PITF / Michele Maccarrone.

Afroamericanos siguen siendo los blancos favoritos de los policías

 05/24/2017 - 11:33
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La Unión Estadounidense por las Libertades Civiles asegura que el racismo sigue influenciando detenciones policiales en la ciudad.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 11:15am
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Foto tomada de la fanpage del Departamento de Policía de Filadelfia./Oficial Edi Fidler.

¡A bailar tango, Filadelfia!

 05/23/2017 - 18:13
Adrián Veredice & Alejandra Hobert, maestros invitados al VII Festival Internacional de Tango de Filadelfia.  Foto suministrada / Michele Maccarrone.
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Entre el primero y el cuatro de junio la ciudad celebrará el VII Festival Internacional de Tango en el que figuras de la danza se darán cita para enseñarle a los filadelfianos los secretos de esta música y baile suramericano, declarado Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de la Humanidad por la Unesco en 2009.

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 5:45pm
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Adrián Veredice & Alejandra Hobert, maestros invitados al VII Festival Internacional de Tango de Filadelfia.  Foto suministrada / Michele Maccarrone.

What to see at the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival?

 05/23/2017 - 06:53
The sixth edition of the Philadelphia Latin Film Festival (PHLAFF) will bring to town emerging Latin American shortfilms like 'Concertinas", a documentary about the social crisis in Venezuela.
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The Philadelphia Latin Film Festival (PHLAFF) returns next June 2 to 4 with a selection of the most astonishing work of emerging Latino and Latin American filmmakers. 

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 6:30am
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The sixth edition of the Philadelphia Latin Film Festival (PHLAFF) will bring to town emerging Latin American shortfilms like 'Concertinas", a documentary about the social crisis in Venezuela.

Claudia Meléndez: “En California ya vivimos esta oleada de anti-inmigración en los 90"

 05/22/2017 - 13:54
Nacida en Mexico y residente en California, Claudia Meléndez es autora de la novela"A Fighting Chance", un retrato de la comunidad inmigrante mexicana en Salinas. 

Entrevista con la periodista y escritora Latina Claudia Meléndez, especializada en temas de inmigración ilegal para el Monterey Herald. En 2015 publicó la novela"A Fighting Chance", un retrato de la comunidad inmigrante mexicana en Salinas. 

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 1:45pm
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Nacida en Mexico y residente en California, Claudia Meléndez es autora de la novela"A Fighting Chance", un retrato de la comunidad inmigrante mexicana en Salinas. 

The Phillies’ emerging Latino core

 05/22/2017 - 06:36
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Philly Mag runs a story about how the local baseball team expects to attract more Latino supporters to its fan base thanks to its increasing number of Latino players.

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Monday, May 22, 2017 - 6:15am
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Many arrests and few deportations

 05/18/2017 - 16:24
Source: https://www.ice.gov/

According to national analysis, arrests of undocumented immigrants have increased by 40% during the new administration, although not all are deported.

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Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 4:15pm
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Under a blanket of doubt

 05/18/2017 - 15:52
A poco menos de cuatro meses en el poder, el presidente Donald Trump enfrenta una tormenta política sin precendentes en los últimos años. Foto: EFE.
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The abrupt dismissal of James Comey as director of the FBI followed by a report from The Washington Post regarding the President secretly disclosing highly classified information to Russian officials, is the latest chapter of a troubled - and still very short - story of Donald Trump in The White House.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 2:15pm
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The explosive character of the president has put him several times in the eye of the hurricane. In this trill Trump practically blackmails the ex-director of the FBI and warns to him of the existence of some recordings in case he decides to speak with the press. EFE.

¡Por fin! Óscar López Rivera es un hombre libre

 05/18/2017 - 09:03

[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.

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