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BUENOS AIRES (ARGENTINA). 22/09/2016 - Ex president of Argentina Cristina Fernández greets a group of people.
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Cristina Fernandez, Argentina's ex President, was indicted this Thursday. She is being investigated in an attempt to cover up information about the 1994 terrorist attack on a Jewish Community Center in Buenos Aires.  

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El pueblo lo ha dicho: todos son bienvenidos

 01/30/2017 - 14:55

Tan sólo 48 horas después de que el Presidente de los Estados Unidos, Donald J. Trump, firmara la orden ejecutiva que prohíbe la entrada de individuos provenientes de Irán, Irak, Libia, Somalia, Sudán, Siria y Yemen – países mayoritariamente musulmanes – las multitudes tomaron los aeropuertos principales del país en manifestación por lo que consideran “un acto extremo de racismo”.

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Hispanic Congressman Rules Out Immigration Reform under Trump

 01/20/2017 - 09:30
Hispanic congressman rules out immigration reform under TrumpGeneral view of the El Chaparral border in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, January 19, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Zepeda

Democratic Arizona Congressman Raul Grijalva not only rules out the possibility of approving immigration reform under the incoming Donald Trump administration but also believes that Republican lawmakers will toughen immigration laws.Grijalva is among approximately 50 US lawmakers who have said they will not attend Trump's inauguration

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DA Candidate Negrin Outraged to Ethis Fine

 01/19/2017 - 08:12
DA Candidate Negrin Outraged to Ethis Fine

Philadelphia DA was recently fine $62,000 for ethicfs violations and not reporting five sources of income and 89 gifts on city financial statements over six years. This is the first time that Williams has not only admitted to the allegations but also had public record solidifying the claims against him. With 5 counter bids for his seat in May, the scandal may not aid his campaign in the Spring. Richard Negrin, one of the headlining candidates against Williams, has expressed very solid concerns in regards to the Williams case. 

 

Lopez-Rivera will be freed in May

 01/17/2017 - 17:07
Protesters from the Puerto Rican community supporting Oscar Lopez Rivera have finally received their wish. President Obama announced that the Puerto Rican independent has been given clemency. Photo:EFE
 

President Obama today gave clemency to Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez-Rivera, whose sentence will expire on the 17th of May. The 74 year-old was sentenced in 1981 to 55 years in prison for conspiracy to overthrow the government. In 1988, he was sentenced to another 15 years for an escape attempt. President Obama used his executive power to commute Lopez-Rivera's sentence three days before he leaves the White House and passes the reigns on to President-Elect Donald Trump.

La ley contra la discriminación laboral de Kenney ha peleado con fuerza

 01/11/2017 - 12:11
La ley contra la discriminación laboral de Kenney ha peleado con fuerza

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.

Kenney’s wage discrimination bill fought with force

 01/10/2017 - 16:37
Kenney’s wage discrimination bill fought with force

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.

Seth Williams tiene más competencia

 01/05/2017 - 17:31
Seth Williams tiene más competencia

Durante el fin de semana, dos nuevos competidores han anunciado que se postularían para la oficina del Fiscal de Distrito.

Los contrincantes son Beth Grossman y Michael Untermeyer, ambos fueron antiguos Fiscales en la oficina y desde entonces han preferido llevar negocios privados dentro de la ciudad.

Michael Untermeyer, quien anteriormente compitió contra Seth Williams en el 2009 como Republicano, ha estado trabajando en el sector de bienes raíces previo al anuncio de su candidatura.

Seth Williams has more competition

 01/05/2017 - 13:46
Seth Williams has more competition

Over the weekend, two new contenders for the office of district attorney announced they were running this week.

The contenders, Beth Grossman and Michael Untermeyer, both were former district attorneys to the office and have since gone on to run private businesses of their own within the city.

Michael Untermeyer, who formerly ran against Seth Williams in 2009 as a republican, has been working in the business and real estate sector prior to his announcement to run.

Construyendo un patrimonio

 01/04/2017 - 14:07
Construyendo un patrimonio

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.

Construyendo desde los cimientos – Martin Arias

 01/04/2017 - 14:02
Construyendo desde los cimientos – Martin Arias

Marin arias desarrolló su espíritu emprendedor a temprana edad. Habiendo construido su carrera desde entonces, su labor ha estado marcada por el servicio y por proveer asistencia legal a aquellos que en algún momento enfrentaron situaciones que son similares a las que él mismo tuvo que enfrentar cuando era joven.

Adriel García fomenta la diversidad

 01/04/2017 - 13:56
Adriel Garcia is a lawyer at Stradley Ronon. Photo cred: Peter Fitzpatrick

Siendo graduado de la Escuela de Derecho de Temple, Adriel García comenzó su carrera siendo una gran promesa. Terminó sus estudios sabiendo que quería ayudar a la gente con la práctica legal. Comenzó como estudiante clínico en la Oficina del Abogado de Distrito de Filadelfia, donde desarrolló sus capacidades de revisión y entrevistas durante su participación en audiencias preliminares y en procesos judiciales municipales.

Building on a legacy with Lisa Rodriguez

 01/03/2017 - 13:36
Building on a legacy with Lisa Rodriguez

Lisa Rodriguez’s father was a part of one of the first Spanish-speaking Latino families in Camden. With a Puerto Rican and Cuban background, her father knew the importance of being involved in your community at a young age. “His parents started the first Puerto Rican community and social club and because of that he was involved in the politics in the city of Camden,” Rodriguez stated.

Adriel Garcia encourages diversity

 01/03/2017 - 13:02
Adriel Garcia is a lawyer at Stradley Ronon. Photo cred: Peter Fitzpatrick

A graduate of Temple Law School, Adriel Garcia started his career with great promise. He finished his studies knowing that he wanted to help people through his legal practice. He began as a clinical student with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, where he developed examination and interview skills during his participation in preliminary hearings and municipal court trials.

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