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Eduardo “Lalo” Sánchez: the mask maker without borders

 04/19/2017 - 11:27
To talk with Sánchez about wrestling is to spend hours listening to anecdotes and details of a sport that drags the masses worldwide. Photo: Juan Antonio Rodríguez
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The mystical power that many attribute to the masks of the fighters begins in the patient hands of a seamstress who has dedicated his life to give a face to the Mexican superheroes.

 

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 2:15pm
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To talk with Sánchez about wrestling is to spend hours listening to anecdotes and details of a sport that drags the masses worldwide. Photo: Juan Antonio Rodríguez

[OP-ED]: “Latino Patriots” of the American Revolution… Donde Estan?

 04/14/2017 - 13:13
The Museum of the American Revolution is set to open to the public April 19th in Center City.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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Latinos should not be excluded from a pivotal moment in the infancy of American history!

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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 12:45pm
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The Museum of the American Revolution is set to open to the public April 19th in Center City.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

[OP-ED]: Juventus is back amongst Europe’s very top teams

 04/14/2017 - 10:05
Los jugadores de Juventus celebran su victoria 3-0 contra Barcelona durante el juego de ida de los cuartos de final de la Liga de Campeones. EFE
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Juventus has won the last five Italian League championships, but that is not big news anymore. The club from Torino has won more times the scudetto (32) than any other Italian squad.

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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 10:00am
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Juventus players celebrate their 3-0 victory against Barcelona during the first leg of the quarterfinals of the Champions League. EFE

Philly Latino Food Revolution

 04/06/2017 - 16:29
Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.
 
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Two new Venezuelan Restaurants, “Tartareperia 18.64,” and “Puyero Venezuelan Flavor”, mark the latest addition to the rich Latino cuisine of Philadelphia. They are part of a revolution in the city’s cuisine that traces its roots almost 30 years ago.

 

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 3:45pm
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Merliz Gomez is the chef of the Venezuelan restaurant Tartarepería 18.64, located in Fishtown. Photos: Eli Siegel.

 

[OP-ED]: Finally FIFA succeeds with instant video review

 03/31/2017 - 15:46
German referee Felix Zwayer (r) during an international friendly match against Spain at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, near Paris (France). EFE
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Geoff Hurst’ goal in the championship game of the 1966 World Cup or Diego Maradona’s hand score in the 1986 World Cup. Without going that far in time everybody remembers Sergio Ramos’ goal in an offside position in the last Champions League final contest or, less than a month ago the penalty kick awarded to Barcelona for a non-existing foul on Luis Suárez by a Paris Saint-Germain defender…

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:30pm
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German referee Felix Zwayer (r) during an international friendly match against Spain at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, near Paris (France). EFE

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

London Terror Attack: What We Know So Far

 03/23/2017 - 05:01
A locked down Whitehall in central London, Britain, Mar. 23, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN
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Uk Prime Minister Theresa May says Westminster assailant was British-born and known to the Bristish intelligence services. Eight arrested in six counter-terrorism raids in Birmingham and London this morning, with four confirmed dead in Westminster terror attack

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 4:45am
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A locked down Whitehall in central London, Britain, Mar. 23, 2017. EPA/ANDY RAIN

A Very Profitous Business

 01/25/2017 - 09:30
Inside a slave ship, Johann Moritz Rugendas. Photo: Wikipedia

In the mid 19th century, 60% of the "slave" ships crossing the Atlantic from Africa to America were owned by Spanish -mainly from Catalonia and the tiny island of Menorca. Money from illegal slave trade had a key rol in financing the banking system and industrialization of Spain.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 3:04am
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Inside a slave ship, Johann Moritz Rugendas. Photo: Wikipedia

Latino Students Prefer Spain: "In Barcelona I Feel Like Home"

 12/31/2016 - 04:42
.Liza Hernández, a 20 year old Honduran, decided to study Graphic Design in Barcelona instead of joining her sister in the U.S, Lower tuition costs and a higher cultural affinity have made Barcelona, and Europe in general, a popular destination among Latin American students. Photo: Andrea Rodés
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Attracted by the quality of the educational offer, the low tuition costs and the closeness of the language, more and more Latin American students choose to study in Spain instead of the U.S.

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Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 3:57am
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.Liza Hernández, a 20 year old Honduran, decided to study Graphic Design in Barcelona instead of joining her sister in the U.S, Lower tuition costs and a higher cultural affinity have made Barcelona, and Europe in general, a popular destination among Latin American students. Photo: Andrea Rodés

Bullfight: Trump ordered to give deposition in Washington over lawswuit against Spanish celebrity chef

 12/16/2016 - 03:25
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Donald Trump will be deposed for seven hours in New York over lawsuit against celebrity chef José Andrés, co-owner of The Think Food Group, two weeks before he is inaugurated as President. Donald Trump is suing chef José Andrés for $10m over a 'breach of contract'. The well-known Spanish chef backed out of a job at Trump's Washington DC hotel in 2015 after hearing his racist comments against Mexican immigrants.

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Friday, December 16, 2016 - 2:50am
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Chef Jose Andres, Chef/Owner, Think Food Group, discussing creativity and how it can contribute to food policy in an event organized by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, on 2012. Photo: USDA/Bob Nichols.

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