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The ring at the center of The Met in Philadelphia. Photo: Jensen Toussaint / AL DÍA News

At a conference Jan. 16, Live Nation Philadelphia and Hard Hitting Promotions announced the creation of a new boxing series inside The Met Philadelphia. 

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Strengthened through The Arts: Giving Thanks to The Kimmel Center

 09/10/2016 - 11:20
Photo: Mónica Marie Zorrilla 

The Kimmel Center for The Performing Arts announces productions, performers, and programs for the 2016-17 Season, emphasizing educational, accessible, diverse, and restorative incentives and initiatives that will continue to monetarily and culturally enhance Philadelphia.

Biden y Calderón conversan sobre Trump y Comercio Exterior

 09/30/2017 - 09:20
Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Felipe Calderón. Photo taken by Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News. 

Decenas de estudiantes, profesores, políticos y ciudadanos se reunieron el pasado 26 de septiembre por la tarde en el auditorio Irvine para presenciar una charla entre el 47º vicepresidente de los EEUU y el ex presidente de México. ¿El tema de debate? “El Futuro del Orden Global en la Era del Nacionalismo, el Populismo y los Recortes.”



PA State Department proposes to increase participation in elections

 03/10/2017 - 02:48
PA State Department Secretary, Pedro Cortés, spoke about his office's efforts to improve the electoral participation in the state. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News

There is little to be done throughout Pennsylvania for the primary elections that will define who will be the candidates from each party that will compete to occupy judicial and executive positions in the different municipalities of the state. And, as is often the case in the election season, some of the concerns are focused on citizen participation.

Pedro Cortés, Secretary of State of Pennsylvania, spoke with AL DÍA News about the actions his office is taking to ensure that the largest number of residents exercise their right to vote in May and future days.

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Would Philly implement Vancouver's drug addiction treatment alternative?

 03/09/2017 - 04:10

In order to battle the number of overdose deaths and decrease crime rates related to drug trafficking, the city of Vancouver has created special facilities where heroin users could have easy and safe access to drugs. The strategy has run successfully for the past 13 years and is now being considered by Philadelphia as an alternative to the drug epidemic in the city.

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Estudian implementación de centros de consumo para drogodependientes

 03/08/2017 - 23:08

Crear centros de consumo controlado de drogas para tratar a drogodependientes y evitar que muchos mueran de sobredosis -así como para reducir los índices de criminalidad relacionada con el tráfico- es la estrategia que Vancouver (Canadá) ha implementado exitosamente durante los últimos 13 años y que ahora Filadelfia estudia como alternativa para luchar contra el aumento de muertes por esta causa en 2016.

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A Day Without Women in Philly

 03/08/2017 - 14:27
Hundreds of women are expected to gather at Logan Square today for the celebration of International Women's Day or -as many of them call it- International Women's Strike. EFE

Hundreds of women marched yesterday in Philadelphia for the Day Without Women Rally that started in Logan Square, in Philadelphia. This demonstration is part of a worldwide effort - lead by Global Women’s Strike- to bring awareness and keep up the conversation on women’s workforce and social situations.

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