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An American in Cuba: Taking in Havana's cultural and culinary offerings

 05/18/2017 - 11:02
La figura casi mítica de José Martí está presente en la idiosincracia del pueblo cubano. Aquí su estatua en el Parque Central de La Habana. Foto: Eli Siegel. 
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Navigating the cultural divide in a country once off limits for American visitors can be tricky, but with travel restrictions lowered thanks to President Obama's changes and a bit of preparation Americans can now enjoy the capital city's wide variety of cultural delights like a native. 

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 11:45am
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The tour’s focus was Old Havana (La Habana Vieja), which was founded by the Spaniards in the early 1500s as the central stopping point between the Old and New Worlds. Eli Siegel. 

Making the Ultimate Sacrifice - The Living Flame Memorial Service

 05/04/2017 - 09:51
A Philadelphia police officer salutes during the playing of taps at the Living Flame Memorial Service. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Families, friends, and city officials showed their respects to Philadelphia Police and Firefighters who gave their lives protecting the city they served

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 9:30am
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A Philadelphia police officer salutes during the playing of taps at the Living Flame Memorial Service. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Hacia las presidenciales francesas: mínimas distancias y ciudadanos indecisos

 05/01/2017 - 13:34
Manifestantes se enfrentan a la policía durante unos disturbios durante una protesta contra el partido de ultraderecha Frente Nacional en París (Francia) hoy, 1 de mayo de 2017, cuando se celebra el Día Internacional de los Trabajadores. EFE/Christophe Petit Tesson
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A una semana de las elecciones presidenciales, la ciudadanía francesa está cada vez más descontenta con sus opciones para la jefatura de Estado, haciendo del pronóstico una situación impredecible.

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Monday, May 1, 2017 - 1:30pm
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Manifestantes se enfrentan a la policía durante unos disturbios durante una protesta contra el partido de ultraderecha Frente Nacional en París (Francia) hoy, 1 de mayo de 2017, cuando se celebra el Día Internacional de los Trabajadores. EFE/Christophe Petit Tesson

Hispanist and historian Michael Gannon dies at 89

 04/13/2017 - 04:42
Photo provided by the University of Florida (UF) showing then Catholic priest Michael Gannon (2R), trying to mediate between police and students during a violent protest in Gainesville, Florida, United States on May 1972. EFE/UF
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 Michael Gannon, a renowned historian and Hispanist who specialized in Florida history and the state"s Spanish colonial period, has died, the University of Florida said Wednesday. He was 89.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 4:30am
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Photo provided by the University of Florida (UF) showing then Catholic priest Michael Gannon (2R), trying to mediate between police and students during a violent protest in Gainesville, Florida, United States on May 1972. EFE/UF

Philly immigrant entrepreneurs look to the future

 03/29/2017 - 19:05
Pedro Ramos, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Foundation, speaks at the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia's event. 
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Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia recognizes top entrepreneurs and gives your start-up pioneers advice. 

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 10:30am
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Pedro Ramos, President and CEO of the Philadelphia Foundation, speaks at the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia's event. 

Haciendo un último sacrificio: El servicio conmemorativo de la Llama Viva

 05/05/2017 - 14:30
Un oficial de la policía de Filadelfia saluda durante el servicio conmemorativo. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DíA News.
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Familias, amigos y oficiales de la ciudad expresaron sus respetos a los policías y a los bomberos de Filadelfia, quienes dieron su vida protegiendo la ciudad a la que sirvieron.

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Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 9:30am
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Un oficial de la policía de Filadelfia saluda durante el servicio conmemorativo. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DíA News.

Los emprendedores de Filadelfia miran hacia el futuro

 03/30/2017 - 11:31
Pedro Ramos, Presidente y Director Ejecutivo de la Fundación Filadelfia, se dirige a la Cámara de Comercio por una Gran Filadelfia en un evento.

David Bowie memorial can be watched online

 01/16/2016 - 10:36
Photo: Piano Piano! via Flickr (under license CC BY 2.0)

A live webcam feed will show the memorial starting at 3 p.m.

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Saturday, January 16, 2016 - 10:19am
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Photo: Piano Piano! via Flickr (under license CC BY 2.0)