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[OP-ED]: Insanity, Common Sense and Mandatory Sentencing

 06/07/2017 - 08:11
Foto de archivo del dictador panameño Manuel Antonio Noriega (izq) mientras saluda a las tropas en una localización no identificada en Panamá, en 1985. EFE
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Tucked down in some news coverage about the recent death of Manuel Noriega, the former dictator of Panama, were accounts of the 1989 U.S. invasion of that Central American country to arrest Noriega, a longtime CIA asset turned collaborator with mega drug dealers.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 8:00am
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Photo file of Panamanian dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega (left) while greeting the troops in an unidentified location in Panama, in 1985. EFE

Richard Negrin wants a "community-based" DA's Office

 05/02/2017 - 16:22
Richard Negrín es el primer hispano en tener opciones reales de ganar una elección a nivel de toda la ciudad. 
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The former City's Managing Director proposes to give a comprehensive approach to the mission of the judicial body of Philadelphia. He says that the secret to reducing crime is working directly with people, in the city's neighborhoods.

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 2:15pm
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Richard Negrin is the first Latino with a real chance of wining the city-wide elections.

[OP-ED]: La meta del Dr. King evaluada: asuntos inconclusos para los Latinos y los Afroamericanos

 04/07/2017 - 14:40
4/4 protestors march around City Hall in Center City Philadelphia. LBWPhoto
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Una meta del Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ha inspirado a cientos de filadelfianos de diferentes razas, religiones y edades en la manifestación del Centro de la Ciudad el día 4 de abril – el cuadragésimo noveno aniversario del asesinato de King – donde todos renovaron la lucha por un aspecto ignorado de la lucha de King: los Derechos de Plata.

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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 8:45am
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Manifestantes marchan alrededor del Ayuntamiento en el centro de la ciudad de Filadelfia. Foto: LBW

[OP-ED]: Dr. King Sized Goal: Unfinished Business for Latinos and African-Americans

 04/07/2017 - 08:54
4/4 protestors march around City Hall in Center City Philadelphia. LBWPhoto
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A goal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspired hundreds of Philadelphians of different races, religions and ages at a Center City rally on April 4th – the 49th anniversary of King’s assassination – where they renewed the fight around an overlooked aspect of King’s advocacy: Silver Rights.

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Friday, April 7, 2017 - 8:45am
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4/4 protestors march around City Hall in Center City Philadelphia. LBWPhoto

Deadline nears for contestants in Trump’s border wall ‘pageant’

 03/30/2017 - 03:42
The border fence in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). President Donald Trump intends to prolong the wall with the purpose of stopping illegal migration. EFE / ARCHIVE BRAULIO GUERRA 

It is the first step in a process that promises to combine three of Trump’s most successful ventures: beauty pageants, reality TV competitions and xenophobia. Proposals include hi-tech ‘virtual wall’ and 1,600km barrier of shipping containers.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:15am
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The border fence in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). President Donald Trump intends to prolong the wall with the purpose of stopping illegal migration. EFE / ARCHIVE BRAULIO GUERRA 

Consulates ban together against Trump

 03/03/2017 - 01:27
Centro de Defensoria Mexican Consulate.
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The Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia held the official inauguration of the “Legal Defense Center” for Mexican immigrant rights within its offices, located at 111 South Independence Mall East,.

Given the new immigration measures announced by the United States government and President Trump, the President of Mexico instructed all of the Mexican Consulates in this country to become “authentic defenders of the rights of [Mexican] immigrants.”

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Friday, March 3, 2017 - 2:22pm
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Centro de Defensoria Mexican Consulate.

Under the magnifying glass: solitary confinement of young people in Philadelphia prisons

 04/21/2017 - 14:41
In Pennsylvania, although adulthood begins at age 18, teenagers between the ages of 15 and 17 on felony counts can face judicial charges as if they were adults. Photo: Archive.

The sad end of Aaron Hernandez

 04/19/2017 - 13:58
The former National Football League (NFL) player Aaron Hernandez committed suicide in his cell early on April 19, 2017.
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The former National Football League (NFL) player Aaron Hernandez died this morning after hanging himself in a prison cell in the state of Massachusetts.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 9:15am
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The former National Football League (NFL) player Aaron Hernandez committed suicide in his cell early on April 19, 2017.

Deportations: It's A Family Matter

 05/27/2011 - 03:21
Deportations: It's A Family Matter
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Chicago -- Viewed in a certain context, the disruptions that 4-year-old
Emily Ruiz suffered when she was unwittingly caught up in an immigration
debacle were tame compared to the treatment of many other families with mixed
immigration status.

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