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Josh Shapiro talks the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal. He also answered questions on immigration and opioids

 03/07/2019 - 09:22
Attorney General of Pennsylvania, Josh Shapiro (right) talks to AL DÍA's CEO, Hernán Guaracao (left) about the arduous investigation of his office against institutionalized sexual abuse. Photo: Alan Simpson

Shapiro joined AL DÍA last week to discuss the Office's prosecutions of predator priests for sexual abuse of children, leaving open a hotline for the public to continue denunciation of cases beyond the 1,000 uncovered by a Grand Jury Report.


"Flower Power" preview party kicking off the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show

 03/03/2019 - 21:57
Robertsons Flowers won their fourth competition in a row with this years Woodstock theme at the Philadelphia Flower Show.

Floral designers representing 23 countries competed in Philadelphia for the FTD World Cup which revisits the United States after more than two decades. The competition is part of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's 190th Anniversary.

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Peter Fitzpatrick

The power of Hispanic owned businesses in force during the 2019 GPHCC Alegria Ball & Excelencia Hispanic Business Awards

 02/25/2019 - 02:13
The Lucy located in downtown Philadelphia hosted the 2019 GPHCC Alegria Ball

Two individuals were recognized for their work in the professional and business fields and one for their lifelong commitment to the Latino community

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Peter Fitzpatrick

Dr. Matilde Irigoyen honored with Top Doctor Award

 02/06/2019 - 16:42
Dr. Matilde Irigoyen (right) with Dr. Jack Ludmir (left) at the AL DÍA Top Doctors Forum and Reception on Jan. 24. Photo: Todd Zimmermann / AL DÍA News

Irigoyen decided to take on her current position at Einstein Healthcare because of her dedication to connecting with and serving urban, underserved communities — a mission, Irigoyen told AL DÍA after the award ceremony, that Einstein has focused on for more than 150 years in serving the communities of North Philadelphia.


Los venezolanos de Filadelfia celebran el desafío a Maduro

 01/30/2019 - 13:34
Rosana Arteaga-Lopenza (center-right) and her three sons, Henry, Miguelangelo and Simón, hold signs with lyrics of the Venezuelan national athem: Gloria al Bravo Pueblo. Photo: Greta Anderson / AL DÍA News

En una emotiva reunión, organizada por la Casa de Venezuela of Greater Philadelphia, los venezolano-estadounidenses se reunieron para apoyar al autoproclamado presidente interino, mientras esperan el fin del largo gobierno de Maduro, aunque el futuro del país sigue siendo incierto.

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Greta Anderson