After the dramatic win that scored The Eagles their first Lombardi, Philly fans have been flying high with wings of glory and a Bud Light in hand. Here’s a recap of the “Green Fever” that stuck its talons through the City’s heart last week.
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?
A violent group stormed the National Assembly building in Caracas, Venezuela, assaulting opposition MPs holding a special session in commemoration of Independence Day.
The 48th edition of the parade included many little-known activists working in the trenches to advance the call for true social and political equality for gays, lesbians, transsexuals and bisexuals.
Participants in this year's march were families with children, old and young couples, groups of friends or individuals, who whether or not they belonged to the LGBT community, declared themselves openly proud to support the equality of rights.
The largest celebration of LGBT pride in the region, attracting over 25,000 people each year
Los puertorriqueños celebraron por quinta vez un plebiscito para decidir su estatus político y jurídico respecto a Estados Unidos. Aunque la opción de ser el estado 51 de unión americana ganó, la escasa participación dejó un gran interrogante sobre la posición real de los boricuas.
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.
Estas últimas semanas hemos presenciado la reaparición de una especie repugnante conocida como “vendepatrias” en todo su repulsivo esplendor.
These last few weeks we have witnessed a rather repugnant species that respond to the name of “vendepatrias” coming out of the woodwork in all its sickening splendor.
Un legislador puertorriqueño le envió una carta al presidente pidiéndole que se manifieste en contra del Puerto Rican Day Parade de este año.
The festival, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, takes place a few days before the great celebration of Puerto Rican culture in the city, the Puerto Rican national parade.
La decisión del comité del Desfile Puertorriqueño de Nueva York de homenajear a Óscar López Rivera levantó una ola de críticas que ponen a prueba su capacidad de convocatoria.
It just came to light that the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier was actually sailing in the opposite direction. But it is now heading to the Sea of Japan and should arrive sometime next week.
Trump's new international policies are a radical change in the electoral proposals he championed for more than a year. Perhaps the new president is not so far from his predecessor as to the priorities of the United States.
The vice president of the United States on Monday visited the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that separates the two Koreas at a moment of heightened tension with Pyongyang amid repeated weapons tests.
Latinos should not be excluded from a pivotal moment in the infancy of American history!
Philadelphia DAPL protest.
El reconocido actor colombiano habla con AL DÍA de los retos de ser un actor hispano en Hollywood y de la importancia de que los Latinos salgan a votar en las próximas elecciones.
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 IWillVote.com. 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.
Concilio reflects on the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Philadelphia.
Event officials and police to crack down on disorderly conduct and underage drinking.