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An unknown treasure of American history

 04/25/2017 - 16:28
James Wilson drafts
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A 225-year-old document exhibition aims to reveal details of national history hitherto unknown to most Americans.

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Monday, April 24, 2017 - 3:45pm
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Drafts of the United States Constitution, like this one - written by the lawyer James Wilson in 1787 - will be seen in the National Constitution Center of Philadelphia on May 4.

“Voy para el Cine” – Latino Films debuting at the Tribeca Film Festival

 04/21/2017 - 15:50
Guillermo Pfening plays the role of Nico, a young actor with a promising career in Argentina who decides to seek success in New York in Argentine film "Nobody is Watching." Photo: EFE
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Several Latino-directed films make their screening at one of the most popular film festivals in the country

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:30pm
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Guillermo Pfening plays the role of Nico, a young actor with a promising career in Argentina who decides to seek success in New York in the Argentine film "Nobody is Watching." Photo: EFE

High temperatures, getting lost are the main dangers along US-Mexico border

 04/21/2017 - 03:40
Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents simulate a rescue during a drill held in Laredo, Texas, United States on Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Alex Segura
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Extreme temperatures and getting lost are the two greatest dangers facing thousands of people who each year try to cross into the US illegally over its southern border on long treks led - part of the way, at least - by people-traffickers known as "coyotes."

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:30am
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Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents simulate a rescue during a drill held in Laredo, Texas, United States on Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Alex Segura

Bill O’Reilly won't be back at Fox News

 04/20/2017 - 03:44
A view of a sign promoting Bill O'Reilly's show at Fox News Channels' studios following a protest by people who were calling on the network to fire O'Reilly for sexual harassment allegations against him in New York, New York, USA, 18 April 2017.  EFE/JUSTIN LANE
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 Media giant 21st Century Fox on Wednesday announced the ouster of Fox News television host Bill O"Reilly amid accusations of sexual harassment presented against him.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 3:30pm
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A view of a sign promoting Bill O'Reilly's show at Fox News Channels' studios following a protest by people who were calling on the network to fire O'Reilly for sexual harassment allegations against him in New York, New York, USA, 18 April 2017.  EFE/JUSTIN LANE

[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

[OP-ED]: Will Ecuador’s new president get rid of Julian Assange?

 04/14/2017 - 09:37
The incoming president has promised reform. But first Moreno needs to get his troublesome houseguest off the country’s couch so Assange can stop sucking all the air out of Ecuador’s faint presence on the world stage. 
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Last week, the people of Ecuador elected a leftist named after the communist dictator Vladimir Lenin as their new president. 

It’s always a double-edged sword when Ecuador is in the news -- in the U.S., the little-known country at the equator usually flies far under the radar.

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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 9:15am
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The incoming president has promised reform. But first Moreno needs to get his troublesome houseguest off the country’s couch so Assange can stop sucking all the air out of Ecuador’s faint presence on the world stage. 

Freshly Baked Reggaeton Singer In Philadelphia

 04/07/2017 - 12:26
Christian Martinez performs at La Boom nightclub in N.Y.C.

Philadelphia’s High Stakes Musical Chairs

 04/04/2017 - 13:55
City Council Members at hearing.

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

“Voy al Cine” – Films latinos que debutarán en el Festival de Cine Tribeca

 04/21/2017 - 16:14
Guillermo Pfening interpreta a Nico, un joven actor con una prominente carrera en Argentina, quien decide probar suerte en Nueva York, en la película argentina “Nadie nos mira”. Foto: EFE.
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Varias películas dirigidas por latinos debutan en uno de los festivales de cine más populares del país.

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 3:30pm
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Guillermo Pfening interpreta a Nico, un joven actor con una prominente carrera en Argentina, quien decide probar suerte en Nueva York, en la película argentina “Nadie nos mira”. Foto: EFE.

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