Leadership

Stepping-up the fight for immigrants

 06/21/2017 - 17:04
Abel Rodríguez, Cabrini University, Center on Immigration
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A Latino professor leads Philadelphia's first academic Center on Immigration issues.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:15pm
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With the Center on Immigration, Cabrini's goal is to become a regional leader in creating knowledge about issues that affect immigrant communities in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

Colombian government investigates 3 theories on Bogota bombing

 06/19/2017 - 04:47
A person places a paper flower and a message for the victims of the June 17, 2017, attack at the Andino Mall, one of the most exclusive of the capital, in Bogota on June 18, 2017. The terrorist attack killed three people and wounded nine. EFE/MAURICIO DUENAS CASTANEDA
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Investigators are looking at three theories in connection with the bombing that killed three women, including a 23-year-old French citizen, in Bogota's most exclusive shopping center on Saturday.

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 4:45am
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A person places a paper flower and a message for the victims of the June 17, 2017, attack at the Andino Mall, one of the most exclusive of the capital, in Bogota on June 18, 2017. The terrorist attack killed three people and wounded nine. EFE/MAURICIO DUENAS CASTANEDA

Arranca "Yo defiendo a los inmigrantes", iniciativa solidaria con expatriados

 06/14/2017 - 08:50
Varias personas escriben los motivos por los que apoyan a los inmigrantes en Estados Unidos en el acto de presentación de la campaña "Yo defiendo a los inmigrantes" organizado por FWD.us, la asociación creada por líderes tecnológicos partidarios de una nueva política migratoria, ayer martes 13 de junio de 2017, en Austin (Texas).
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En un ambiente festivo gracias a las rancheras del grupo Mariachi México Lindo, más de doscientas personas mostraron ayer su apoyo a la comunidad inmigrante en el acto de presentación de la campaña "Yo defiendo a los inmigrantes" en Austin (Texas).

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 8:45am
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Varias personas escriben los motivos por los que apoyan a los inmigrantes en Estados Unidos en el acto de presentación de la campaña "Yo defiendo a los inmigrantes" organizado por FWD.us, la asociación creada por líderes tecnológicos partidarios de una nueva política migratoria, ayer martes 13 de junio de 2017, en Austin (Texas).

Gen. Gary Prado Salmon"I did more important things than capture Che Guevara."

 06/12/2017 - 06:20
Retired Bolivian Army Gen. Gary Prado Salmon gives an interview to EFE on June 3, 2017, to discuss his theory - as discussed in his book "La Guerrilla Inmolada" - that the Cuban leadership sent iconic guerrilla leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara to Bolivia in 1967 "to die," so that they could get rid of him. EFE/Javier Aliaga
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In his book "La Guerrilla Inmolada," retired Bolivian General Gary Prado Salmon analyzes Guevara's downfall while serving with a guerrilla group in Bolivia almost 50 years ago.

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Monday, June 12, 2017 - 6:00am
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Retired Bolivian Army Gen. Gary Prado Salmon gives an interview to EFE on June 3, 2017, to discuss his theory - as discussed in his book "La Guerrilla Inmolada" - that the Cuban leadership sent iconic guerrilla leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara to Bolivia in 1967 "to die," so that they could get rid of him. EFE/Javier Aliaga

You Are not Welcome: London Mayor says Trump Should Cancel State Visit

 06/06/2017 - 03:27
People take part in a vigil for victims of the London Bridge terror attacks by the City Hall in London, Britain, 05 June 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN

London mayor Sadiq Khan said Donald Trump should cancel state visit after a series of tweets in which he mocked at the mayor's "soft" words after London Bridge terrorist attack last Saturday. The deadly terrorist attack is the third occurred in Britain in less than 3 months, adding pressure on the government of prime minister Theresa May, which is calling for general elections on Thursday. 

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 2:45am
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People take part in a vigil for victims of the London Bridge terror attacks by the City Hall in London, Britain, 05 June 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN

Trump lambastes London mayor for asking Brits to remain calm after attack

 06/05/2017 - 04:03
President Donald Trump on Sunday criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan for asking the British public to remain calm after the weekend terrorist attack, adding that it is time to "stop being politically correct.". Archive photo. EFE
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The Saturday evening attack, in which three attackers in a van mowed down a number of pedestrians on London Bridge and then stabbed many more at nearby Borough Market before being gunned down by police, comes just four days before Britain's national election on Thursday.

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Monday, June 5, 2017 - 3:45am
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President Donald Trump on Sunday criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan for asking the British public to remain calm after the weekend terrorist attack, adding that it is time to "stop being politically correct.". Archive photo. EFE

Soccer Injury Derails Spiritual Learning And Development

 06/02/2017 - 14:25
Pastor Jorge, shown after his surgery on his right ankle, has been a junior pastor for several years.  Photo: Oksana Ponomarova/ AL DIA News
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Junior Pastor and youth leader Jorge Garcia is an intricate part of the his Ministry. His spiritual leadership is sorely missed. 

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Friday, June 2, 2017 - 9:30am
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Pastor Jorge, shown after his surgery on his right ankle, has been a junior pastor for several years.  Photo: Oksana Ponomarova/ AL DIA News

After clashings in the past, Trump and Pope Francis hold first meeting.

 05/24/2017 - 07:58
Pope Francis exchanges gifts with US President Donald J. Trump and US First Lady Melania Trump during their meeting in Vatican City, May 24, 2017. EPA/ALESSANDRA TARANTINO / POOL
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The United States President arrived in the Vatican City on Wednesday for his first audience with the Pope since his election to the White House.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 7:30am
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Pope Francis exchanges gifts with US President Donald J. Trump and US First Lady Melania Trump during their meeting in Vatican City, May 24, 2017. EPA/ALESSANDRA TARANTINO / POOL

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

[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.