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"Walls don’t make sense in a globalized world": Vicente Fox

 04/06/2017 - 12:14
The former president of Mexico has become one of the most critical voices in the hemisphere against Donald Trump's policies. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick / AL DÍA News.

The Mexican ex-president visited Philadelphia to participate in a forum that analyzed the role of Latin America in today's world. 

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 2:45pm
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The former president of Mexico has become one of the most critical voices in the hemisphere against Donald Trump's policies. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick / AL DÍA News.

Antonio Banderas: "The best of my career is yet to come"

 03/27/2017 - 05:17
Spanish actor Antonio Banderas, who suffered a heart attack two months ago, tells a press conference at the Malaga Spanish Film Festival on March 25, where he won a lifelong career award, that he is well and that the best of his career is yet to come. EFE/Daniel Perez
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Spanish actor Antonio Banderas, who suffered a heart attack two months ago, said he is well and and wanting to get back to work." He is waiting to play Pablo Picasso in a film by Carlos Saura showing the creative process of the famous painting "Guernica." 

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 5:15am
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Spanish actor Antonio Banderas, who suffered a heart attack two months ago, tells a press conference at the Malaga Spanish Film Festival on March 25, where he won a lifelong career award, that he is well and that the best of his career is yet to come. EFE/Daniel Perez

[OP-ED]: What happens when you pay entrepreneurial teenagers $100,000 to not go to college?

 03/02/2017 - 15:06
Wall Street Journal reporter Alexandra Wolfe tells us how it all panned out for the first class of “Thiel Fellows” in her deliciously detailed book “Valley of the Gods: A Silicon Valley Story.”

In 2011, billionaire Peter Thiel made headlines when he announced that he would pay 20 teenagers $100,000 each to drop out or delay college and start businesses in biotechnology, finance, energy and education.

Thiel, the co-founder of PayPal, a venture capitalist and early investor in Facebook, wanted to underscore his belief that college costs too much, isn’t as intellectually rigorous as it once was, and leaves recent grads burdened with student loans that keep them from taking the entrepreneurial risks needed to spur the economy.

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Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 2:46pm
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Wall Street Journal reporter Alexandra Wolfe tells us how it all panned out for the first class of “Thiel Fellows” in her deliciously detailed book “Valley of the Gods: A Silicon Valley Story.”

AL DÍA News attempts first philanthropic journalism project in Philadelphia

 11/21/2016 - 17:42
The #PRIDEUndefeated project has raised $5,364 of their $50,000 goal via GoFundMe and Crowdrise.

AL DÍA News honors the history and impact of Puerto Ricans in Philadelphia.

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Monday, November 21, 2016 - 5:30pm
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The #PRIDEUndefeated project has raised $5,364 of their $50,000 goal via GoFundMe and Crowdrise.