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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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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

Vicente Fox estará en Filadelfia

 03/27/2017 - 15:39
Vicente Fox fue presidente de México entre los años 2000 y 2006. Foto: EFE
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El exmandatario de los mexicanos participará en un conversatorio organizado por el World Affairs Council of Philadelphia sobre el papel de Latinoamérica en el mundo actual. 

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 3:15pm
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Vicente Fox fue presidente de México entre los años 2000 y 2006. Foto: EFE

Negrín se perfila como el candidato demócrata para DA

 03/27/2017 - 12:51
Richard Negrín aspira a convertirse en el próximo Fiscal Distrital de Filadelfia. Foto: Peter Fitzpatric/AL DÍA News.
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Aunque los líderes de las circunscripciones electorales no logran ponerse de acuerdo con un solo candidato demócrata, el hispano  reúne el mayor número de apoyos.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:45pm
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Richard Negrín aspira a convertirse en el próximo Fiscal Distrital de Filadelfia. Foto: Peter Fitzpatric/AL DÍA News.

District 197th Elections: More of the same?

 03/27/2017 - 12:31
The extraordinary elections of District 197, on Tuesday, March 21, were characterized by absenteeism at the polls, only 6 percent of registered voters exercised their right to vote. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick / AL DAY News

Democratic candidate Emilio Vazquez won with just over 1,950 votes. Candidates Lucinda Little and Cheri Honkala reported alleged acts of electoral fraud.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 11:45am
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The extraordinary elections of District 197, on Tuesday, March 21, were characterized by absenteeism at the polls, only 6 percent of registered voters exercised their right to vote. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Elecciones del Distrito 197: ¿Más de lo mismo?

 03/27/2017 - 11:50
Las elecciones extraordinarias del Distrito 197, el pasado martes 21 de marzo, estuvieron protagonizadas por el ausentismo en las urnas, solo el 6 por ciento de los electores registrados ejercieron su derecho al voto. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News

El candidato demócrata Emilio Vázquez ganó con poco más de 1.950 votos. Las candidatas Lucinda Little y Cheri Honkala denunciaron presuntos hechos de fraude electoral.

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Las elecciones extraordinarias del Distrito 197, el pasado martes 21 de marzo, estuvieron protagonizadas por el ausentismo en las urnas, solo el 6 por ciento de los electores registrados ejercieron su derecho al voto. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News

Thousands march in Dominican Republic against Odebrecht corruption

 03/27/2017 - 04:10
Thousands of Dominicans march against corruption and impunity in Santiago, in the Dominican Republic, on March 26, 2017, to support an initiative calling for the prosecution of those involved in taking $92 million in bribes from Brazil's Odebrecht construction firm. EFE / Luis Tavarez
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Thousands of people demonstrated Sunday in the northern Dominican province of Santiago to demand that officials involved in taking bribes from Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht be brought to trial.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 4:00am
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Thousands of Dominicans march against corruption and impunity in Santiago, in the Dominican Republic, on March 26, 2017, to support an initiative calling for the prosecution of those involved in taking $92 million in bribes from Brazil's Odebrecht construction firm. EFE / Luis Tavarez

State Department Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

 03/24/2017 - 10:44
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Trump continues to deliver on his electoral promises, or at least that's what it looks like.

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:30am
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Mutter Museum's Medical Mysteries

 03/24/2017 - 10:40
A display on the human skin and how ailments effect it are one of the many oddities you will see at the Mutter Museum. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Oddities from the world of medicine on display

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:15am
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A display on the human skin and how ailments effect it are one of the many oddities you will see at the Mutter Museum. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

[OP-ED]: Trump’s Latino enablers will be neither forgiven nor forgotten

 03/24/2017 - 09:24
Durante la campaña, Trump trató a la mayor minoría de Estados Unidos como a una piñata a la que aporrearía para entretener a los electores blancos. EFE
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Latinos are much like the Irish. Both came to America as down-on-their-luck Catholic immigrants from failing countries only to be despised when they got here.

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 8:30am
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During the campaign, Trump treated America’s largest minority like a pinata that he’d smack to entertain white voters. EFE

[OP-ED]: Los consentidores latinos de Trump no serán perdonados ni olvidados

 03/24/2017 - 09:18
Durante la campaña, Trump trató a la mayor minoría de Estados Unidos como a una piñata a la que aporrearía para entretener a los electores blancos. EFE
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Los latinos se parecen mucho a los irlandeses. Ambos grupos se trasladaron a Estados Unidos como desafortunados inmigrantes católicos, provenientes de países fallidos, sólo para que los despreciaran cuando llegaron aquí.

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 8:30am
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Durante la campaña, Trump trató a la mayor minoría de Estados Unidos como a una piñata a la que aporrearía para entretener a los electores blancos. EFE

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