In a meeting with journalists last week, Mark Zuckerberg said "this division in the US hasn’t been seen for a long time”
Game developer Mark Diaz Truman talked with AL DÍA about the challenges of growing up as a fourth generation Latino in New Mexico and Arizona and becoming an entrepreneur in the game industry. His latest creation, "Cartel", is a role-playing game that encourages players to step in to the shoes of the narcos, sicarios, and esposas caught up in the Mexican drug war”
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America’s ambassador under Barack Obama James Costos put startups on the map in Spain. Now, as he moves back to the US, El País reviewed the ecosystem he leaves in his wake
One of the founders of Mexican multinational baker Grupo Bimbo died Friday in this capital. He was 98.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says participation in president’s strategic and policy forum has been ‘misinterpreted’ as endorsement of Donald Trump’s agenda, reports The Guardian.
Borderwise, cofounded by a Penn student, is a startup’s legal app that helps immigrants apply for their Green Cards. In response to Pres. Trump, they'll do it for just $1
Lawyers filed complaint against Amazon with Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Tuesday
Over the past few years, big cities have seen a boom in the food trucks that travel around town offering their fare, a success that has inspired many Hispanic food truckers to take the next step and open traditional restaurants that offer their usual menus to diners in less of a hurry but eager to get the same quality and originality.
Hazelton, a small Pennsylvania town, struggles to redefine its identity as Latino immigrants save its economy, reports Vice Magazine.
Backlash from big business grows over Trump travel ban. Amazon considers legal challenge to immigration order as others attack clampdown, reports The Financial Times.
The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held its annual Alegría Ball at the Curtis Center by Independence Hall this past weekend. The Alegría Ball is the GPHCC’s signature fundraising event benefiting the Small Business Development and Education programs, which offer workshops, seminars, minority business services, technical assistance, and business development opportunities throughout the year for Latino businesses across the region.
After riding a wave of growth in Latino consumers, Orci, an ad agency's job focused on the Hispanic market, just got harder, reports the L.A. Times.
Donald Trump's visit to Philadelphia today is expected to spark protests and demonstrations around the city.
One good reason is that the President signed an executive order on Wednesday to strip federal funds from sanctuary cities like Philadelphia. As far as our city maintains its status as a "4th Amendment" or sanctuary city,-in order to protect illegal immigrants- the executive order will prevent it from getting access to any federal grants, blocked by the Department of Homeland Security.
A pesar de las amenazas de Comcast de que la ciudad sería demandada por la ley, el Alcalde Kenney ha compartido que firmará la legislación contra la discriminación salarial que fue introducida en el Ayuntamiento y que se encuentra bajo revisión.
“Podremos ser demandados o no”, dijo Kenney a una multitud a las afueras del Ayuntamiento, “pero el Consejo ha aprobado esta medida por voto unánime, y no veo una razón por la cual no deba firmarla”.
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, billionaire investor delivered bleak Brexit forecast and said Donald Trump is ‘gearing up for trade war’ but will fail, reports The Guardian.
Despite threats from Comcast that the city would be sued for the bill, Mayor Kenney shared that he will sign the wage discrimination legislation that was passed by City Council and under law review.
"We may get sued, we may not," Kenney said to a crowd outside of City Hall. "But Council passed this measure by unanimous vote, and I see no reason why I shouldn't sign it."
Throughout Philadelphia and the nation, an epidemic of wage theft leaves workers wondering why they’re not getting what’s owed them, reports The Philadelphia Citizen.
This week, The Atlantic "Americans at Work" photo essay features photographs of the daily lives and spaces of workers in Philadelphia's Municipal Offices, made by photographer Ryan Collerd.
Federal prosecutors announced criminal charges on Wednesday against six Volkswagen executives for their roles in the company’s emissions-cheating scandal. The automaker is set to pay $4.3 billion in criminal and civil penalties.
En un esfuerzo por prevenir la discriminación salarial en el lugar de trabajo, una ley ha sido aprobada por el Ayuntamiento con 16 votos a favor y en este momento espera la firma de Kenney.
La ley, que enfrenta un rechazo público de Comcast, está en proceso de evaluación legal por el Departamento de la Ley en Filadelfia y, por lo tanto, la firma del Alcalde Kenney se ha retrasado.
High-cost lenders are targeting these communities, preventing them from building wealth to pass on to their children.
In an effort to prevent wage discrimination in the workplace, a bill was passed by City Council with a 16-0 vote and is currently awaiting Kenney’s signature.
The bill, which is facing open backlash from Comcast, is facing legal review by Philadelphia’s legal department and as a result, a delay in being signed into law by Mayor Kenney.
Days after Trump threatened Ford and Toyota with taxing vehicles produced in Mexico, the U.S branch of Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) announced on Sunday that it would invest a total $1 billion in plants in Michigan and Ohio.
En el cuadragésimo aniversario de Congreso, y luego de que Cynthia Figueroa prosiguiera con su posición en el gabinete del Alcalde Kenney, la Junta de Directores del Congreso de Latinos Unidos, también conocida como Congreso, anunció que habían seleccionado a Carolina Cabrera DiGiorgio como Presidente y Directora General.
“Tras llevar a cabo una búsqueda nacional, me complace darle la bienvenida a Carolina como la próxima Presidente y Directora Ejecutiva de Congreso”, dijo Sid Smith, el actual Presidente de la Junta de Congreso.
In the 40th anniversary year of Congreso and after Cynthia Figueroa moved on her position in Mayor Kenney’s cabinet, The Board of Directors of Congreso de Latinos Unidos, also known as Congreso, announced they have selected Carolina Cabrera DiGiorgio, Esq. as President and CEO.
El padre de Lisa Rodríguez formó parte de una de las primeras familias hispano-parlantes y Latinas de Camden. Con un trasfondo puertorriqueño y cubano, su padre conocía la importancia de involucrarse en la comunidad, desde muy joven. “Sus padres comenzaron la primera comunidad puertorriqueña y el primer club social, y fue por ello que se involucró en la política de la ciudad de Camden”, declaró Rodríguez.