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Concilio reflects on the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Philadelphia.

[OP-ED]: America & me: A love story

 07/06/2017 - 14:05
A group of deported veterans protested in honor of deported veterans who have died outside the United States, and demanded changes to laws that would give veterans deported access to medical benefits. EFE

At the risk of setting off more fireworks, I’ve spent the days surrounding the Fourth of July trying to answer a question that has perplexed U.S. Latinos for generations. Whether the yardstick is starting businesses, creating jobs, spreading opportunity, serving in uniform or displaying optimism in hard times, America’s largest minority has shown time and again that we love this country. 

But does the country love us back?

Óscar López Rivera marchará en el Desfile Puertorriqueño, pero no será homenajeado

 06/05/2017 - 11:02
Óscar López Rivera

El líder independentista agredeció la decisión del comité organizador del Desfile de homenajearlo, sin embargo dijo que asistirá al evento como un puertorriqueno más e invitó a que ese día sirva para celebrar el trabajo de miles de boricuas por su comunidad en Estados Unidos y la isla.

Funny-guy John Leguizamo gets serious, talking politics and Perros

 09/25/2016 - 21:45
John Leguizamo. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News

On Sunday, September 25th 2016, Leguizamo came to Philadelphia with the Campaign for Hillary for America, in which he frantically zig-zagged through four events across the city that celebrated hispanidad to promote voter registration and the official launch of But, before he got to The Puerto Rican Day Parade, Festival El Coqui, Boricuafest, and Pennsylvania Victory, he spoke with AL DÍA, bluntly effusing about his political interests and his experience as a Latino in Hollywood.