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Cynthia Figueroa, comisionada del Departamento de Servicios Humanos de Filadelfia. Foto: Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

The Commissioner of Philadelphia's Department of Human Services , Cynthia Figueroa, talked with AL DÍA News about the city's challenges and achievements of battling child abuse and neglect.

Mariela Morales, la periodista cubana que estudia el periodismo de Filadelfia

 11/30/2017 - 17:20
Mariela Morales, del Lenfest Institute for Journalism, en AL DÍA Talks. Foto: Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

Egresada de la Facultad de Comunicaciones de UPenn e investigadora fellow de The Lenfest Institute for Journalism y la Annenberg School for Communication, Morales visitó las instalaciones de AL DÍA para compartir su experiencia como inmigrante hecha profesional en Filadelfia.

The sweet taste from the South: a gift from Chile to Philadelphia

 10/16/2017 - 13:32
Christina Lista (D) y Miriam Borja-Fisher (I), junto con representantes de la Cámara Chileno-Americana de Comercio de Filadelfia, en el encuentro de comercio Fruittrade, en Casapiedra, Santiago de Chile, 27 de Septiembre del 2017.Yamily Habib/AL DÍA News.

Have you ever wondered where those strawberries in your breakfast come from? Or the papayas, mangoes and pineapples that make fantastic smoothies? We are frequently used to buying fruits without realizing that we have access to some that are not produced in our country or that normally grow in summer and yet we can buy them in winter without a problem. We only notice the label that we must remove - with some nuisance, to be honest - every time we wash it and that timidly reads "Chile".

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[OP-ED]: New Analysis Confirms What Philadelphia Officials Deny: Racist Policing

 10/09/2017 - 10:14
Race targeted policing is not exclusive to Philadelphia. Prejudicial policing in London (in photo) and Paris spark persistent protests. LBW Photo

The avalanche of news last week from that vile rampage in Las Vegas to more repugnant ooze from President Trump – like his unseemly antics in hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico – buried a disturbing local news item about a prejudice-stained police practice in Philadelphia.

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