A plan to create a Business Improvement District in the Italian Market area, where Mexican businesses revitalized once-abandoned storefronts, has been shelved for now. Mexican business owners, who had little say in the original plan, now have another chance to get organized.
59 Democratic congresswomen called on the United States House of Representatives to launch an investigation into accusations of sexual misconduct against President Donald Trump.
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She got stood up, once again…
This is how Venezuela felt after the downfall of the oppositional initiative to take the reins of the country and lead it once again to democracy.
After 17 years of social transformations, thanks to the gradually repressive, torturer and even psychotic system founded by Hugo Chávez, the country’s fracture has finally given up, breaking into two irreconcilable halves.
Con los crespos hechos…
Así quedó Venezuela tras el debacle de la iniciativa opositora por tomar las riendas del país y dirigirlo de nuevo hacia la democracia.
Tras 17 años de transformaciones sociales, gracias al sistema paulatinamente represivo, torturador y hasta psicótico fundado por Hugo Chávez, el país finalmente ha cedido en su fractura, partiéndose en dos mitades irreconciliables.
The question of a Puerto Rican vote is a highlight of the 2016 election.
"I NEVER knew anyone so keenly alive to a joke as the king was. He seemed to live only for joking. To tell a good story of the joke kind, and to tell it well, was the surest road to his favor. Thus it happened that his seven ministers were all noted for their accomplishments as jokers. They all took after the king, too, in being large, corpulent, oily men, as well as inimitable jokers. Whether people grow fat by joking, or whether there is something in fat itself which predisposes to a joke, I have never been quite able to determine; but certain it is that a lean joker is a rara avis in terris..."
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La semana que viene el caricaturista Lalo Alcaraz, recientemente radicado en Los Ángeles, vendrá a AL DÍA para discutir su trabajo. Lalo es mejor conocido por “La Cucaracha”, la primera historieta en los Estados Unidos que aborda la política desde una perspectiva latina. Fuera de página, Alcaraz satiriza las noticias en su programa semanal de radio “The Pocho Hour of Power” y en su página web asociada www.pocho.com.
Next week, cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz, lately of Los Angeles, is coming to AL DÍA to discuss his work. Lalo is best known for “La Cucaracha,” the United States’ first nationally syndicated comic strip which tackles politics from a Latino perspective. Off the page, he satirizes the news on his weekly radio show “The Pocho Hour of Power” and its associated website, pocho.com.
Edgardo Miranda-Rodríguez, creador de La Borinqueña, firma carteles en Café Con Comics.
Café Con Comics has a breakout star.
On Monday, October 10, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf came to Philadelphia to announce a grant which will facilitate the expansion of the Schuylkill River Trail in Southwest Philadelphia, connecting Bartram’s Mile to Passyunk Point. Speaking on the trail itself, just south of its Walnut Street entrance, Wolf praised the work the Schuylkill River Development Corporation has done up till this point and all that their achievements demonstrate about industrial land’s potential for reuse.
El sábado 8 de Octubre el Senador Bernie Sanders, quien perdió por muy poco las Primarias Democráticas frente a Hillary Clinton, asistió a la Universidad de las Artes para hablar en su nombre. El auditorio estaba lleno de sus antiguos partidarios, sobretodo estudiantes, pero también un número impresionante de votantes de mayor edad, y la audiencia estuvo receptiva y vociferante.
On Saturday, October 8, Senator Bernie Sanders, who narrowly lost the Democratic primary to Hillary Clinton, came to the University of the Arts to speak on her behalf. The auditorium was packed with his former supporters—mostly students, but also a surprising number of older voters—and the crowd was loud and reactive.
Of all the interesting things that happened at the City Council meeting yesterday, two seemed of particular relevance to the community. (A complete agenda can be found here). First, Councilwoman María Quiñones-Sánchez presented a resolution acknowledging and celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, which goes from September 15 until October 15.
El día 5 de Octubre, tras su primer y único debate sobre la vicepresidencia, el Senador Tim Kaine hizo acto de presencia en el Local 19 de la Sheet Metal Workers’ Union para apoyar a su compañera de campaña Hillary Clinton, recapitulando la noche previa y hablando sobre cómo ambos planean construir una economía inclusiva.
Senator Tim Kaine spoke at Local 19 of the Sheet Metal Workers' Union in Philadelphia the day after the Vice Presidential Debate, touching on themes related to building a more inclusive economy and reiterating his points from the night before.
Concilio reflects on the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Philadelphia.
Under Martin Baron leadership, the Post has tackled with great success the odds of the digital era, surpassing in unique views the once unbeatable New York Times
First Lady Michelle Obama wasn’t scheduled to speak at La Salle University until noon on Wednesday, September 28, but according to students and security, the eager crowd was lining up outside the arena as early as midnight the night before. Although Obama was not there on her own behalf—she is one of Hillary Clinton’s chosen campaign surrogates, and will spend the weeks leading up to the election speaking in swing states to the merits of her husband’s former rival—the excitement in the mostly young, very diverse crowd was palpable.
Have you ever asked yourselves why you follow sports? Why a soccer match can generate pre-game nerves, tension and post-game peace?
No se han preguntado muchas veces por qué siguen el deporte? ¿Por qué un partido de soccer puede generarnos nervios previos, tensión y hasta paz una vez que concluye?
On Saturday, September 17, a coalition of activists and organizations demonstrated at Philadelphia City Hall and TD Bank in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux, a Native American nation located in North Dakota whose water protectors have been protesting the proposed construction of an oil pipeline near their land since April.
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Celebrations are moments to hug each other and to enjoy. Paradoxically, they’re also moments to look at ourselves and evaluate our journey. One of the Hispanic community’s favorite sons, and a friend of Al Día’s, Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera, spoke with us in light of the Hispanic Heritage Month.
Pedro Rivera, for those who don’t know him or might not remember him, has been the Pennsylvania Secretary of Education since 2015. Rivera was named by governor Tom Wolf, who recognized his successful path as Superintendent of The School District of Lancaster.