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When Washington sneezes, all Europe catches a cold

 03/29/2017 - 12:30
Foto de archivo: EFE/MATTHEW CAVANAUGH
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The reversion of the famous nineteenth-century proverb is the accurate description of what seems to be happening in international politics: roles have not only been reversed, but are now traversing an ocean.

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Archive photo: EFE/MATTHEW CAVANAUGH

Candidates for AD: they agree on everything except in who is the best

 03/29/2017 - 11:44
The forum was held Monday at the University of Pennsylvania UPenn Law School. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick / AL DÍA News.
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The seven Democratic pre-candidates participated in a forum organized by the UPenn School of Law. Everyone agrees with the need to reform the Pennsylvania judicial system.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 9:15pm
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The forum was held Monday at the University of Pennsylvania UPenn Law School. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick / AL DÍA News.

Newsmax's 50 Most Influential Latino Republicans

 03/28/2017 - 16:58
Marco Rubio speaking at CPAC 2015 in Washington, DC. Photo: Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia
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For decades, Republicans have struggled to win a large minority of Latino voters. However, the GOP has a strong corps of Hispanic leaders in their ranks. 

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 4:45pm
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Marco Rubio speaking at CPAC 2015 in Washington, DC. Photo: Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia

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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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 11:30am
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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

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

London Attack: The mystery of Khalid Masood’s journey into violence and terror

 03/27/2017 - 04:32
 A young girl looks at flowers in front of the Houses of Parliament near the scene of 22 March terror attack, in central London, Britain, 26 March 2017. A terror attack took place on 22 March in London leaving five people dead, including the attacker, and 31 people injured. EFE/EPA/HANNAH MCKAY
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Extensive inquiries find no motive for Khalid Masood and senior officer says there is no intelligence to suggest more attacks are planned.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 4:15am
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 A young girl looks at flowers in front of the Houses of Parliament near the scene of 22 March terror attack, in central London, Britain, 26 March 2017. A terror attack took place on 22 March in London leaving five people dead, including the attacker, and 31 people injured. EFE/EPA/HANNAH MCKAY

Battle over ACHA hits Philly's Backyard

 03/24/2017 - 14:00
Mayor Kenney spoke out agains the AHCA as congress plans to vote on Thursday.

La población de Filadelfia crece, pero con tendencia a la baja

 03/23/2017 - 15:40
Filadelfia tiene cerca de 1.600.000 habitantes en su área urbana, y poco más de 6 millones en su gran área metropolitana. Foto AL DÍA News
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Filadelfia se mantiene como la séptima gran área metropolitana con mayor población de Estados Unidos, seguida por Phoenix y Miami.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:30pm
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Filadelfia tiene cerca de 1.600.000 habitantes en su área urbana, y poco más de 6 millones en su gran área metropolitana. Foto AL DÍA News

[OP-ED]: Hispanics show a diversity of opinion - including on Trump’s border wall

 03/23/2017 - 08:15
Más de 600 empresas que se registraron para demostrar su interés en participar en la construcción del muro fronterizo del presidente Trump desde fines de febrero, 62 son empresas “de propiedad hispano americana”. EFE
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There was a moment in the now-defunct Fox animated sitcom “Bordertown” when the protagonist, a Mexican immigrant named Ernesto Gonzalez, rails against newcomers.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 8:00am
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More than 600 businesses that have formally registered interest in helping to build President Trump’s border wall since late February, 62 are “Hispanic American Owned” businesses.

Trump, G.O.P struggle to find healthcare votes

 03/22/2017 - 04:00
US President Donald J. Trump (C) and Human Services secretary Tom Price (L) walk to a meeting with House Republicans to encourage a deal on the American Health Care Act in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 21 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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President Trump warned recalcitrant House Republicans they could lose their majority in 2018 if they don’t pass the leadership’s health-care bill to dismantle Obamacare on Thursday. But it turns out thousands of his voters benefited from the existing health program.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 3:30am
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US President Donald J. Trump (C) and Human Services secretary Tom Price (L) walk to a meeting with House Republicans to encourage a deal on the American Health Care Act in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 21 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

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