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The kids who said "No" to crime in Brazil's epitome of inequalityPhoto provided on Dec. 11, 2017 showing Gustavo Henrique de Jesus, posing before his judo classes, in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Dec. 7, 2017
By EFE

On one side are luxury apartments with private swimming pools, on the other, the daily shantytown life of Gustavo, Letizia and Livia, three of the youngsters who said "No" to crime and today fight to get ahead in a Sao Paulo neighborhood that is the epitome of inequality.

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OP-ED: Sr. Lee Iacocca, por favor visítenos en el Filadelfia Latino

 08/29/2016 - 05:25
OP-ED: Sr. Lee Iacocca, por favor visítenos en el Filadelfia Latino

Me encontré con este libro de nuevo esta semana, inicialmente lo recogí hace varios años en una tienda de Barnes & Noble en Filadelfia.

Es un libro que el ex director general de la Corporación Chrysler, el Sr. Lee Iacocca, escribió, después de su cambio mágico y también polémico de la empresa fabricante de automóviles, quien es una de las "Tres Grandes" en Estados Unidos.

Rio 2016 recap: Latino olympians who took home gold and made Olympics history

 08/24/2016 - 07:37

This past Sunday marked the conclusion of the Summer Olympic Games at Rio de Janeiro, which lasted 19 days. As the world’s best athletes head back to their motherland, we take a look at the Latino athletes who took home 49 of the 306 medals that were at stake.

OP-ED: Mr. Lee Iacocca, please come visit us in Latino Philadelphia

 08/23/2016 - 15:44

I came across this book again this week, after I first picked it up several years ago in a Barnes & Noble Store in Philadelphia.

It is a book the former CEO of Chrysler Corporation, Lee Iacocca, wrote, after his magical and also controversial turnaround of the car manufacturer company, one of the "Big Three" in America.

[OP-ED]: 100 años de ciudadanía estadounidense: ¿qué significa para los Portorriqueños?

 08/10/2016 - 09:26
A nation within a nation, "possessed and unwanted", as author Juan Gonzales writes in his book "Harvest of Empire," the diaspora boricua celebrates with pride their culture in the land of adoption, the United States of America.

Nos gustaría averiguarlo nosotros mismos.

Por esta razón, AL DÍA lanzó la semana pasada uno de los proyectos editoriales más excitantes en los 25 años de historia de este medio de comunicación independiente, fundado y dirigido por periodistas. Un medio ubicado aquí mismo, en Filadelfia, el segundo mayor enclave de la diáspora portorriqueña en los EEUU. 

[OP-ED]: 100 years of U.S. citizenship: What Does it mean for Puerto Ricans?

 08/09/2016 - 14:17
A nation within a nation, "possessed and unwanted", as author Juan Gonzales writes in his book "Harvest of Empire," the diaspora boricua celebrates with pride their culture in the land of adoption, the United States of America.

We would like to find out ourselves...

That is why AL DÍA launched last week one of the most exciting editorial projects during our 25 years of existence as an independent news outlet —owned and operated by journalists— here in Philadelphia, home to the second largest settlement of the large Puerto Rican Diáspora in the U.S.

Taking advantage of the DNC2016, which was hosted in our city the final week of July, AL DÍA launched an unique editorial crowd-sourcing project to document an untold, undocumented story: 

Philadelphia examines crisis in Puerto Rico

 08/01/2016 - 17:34
Protests in Philadelphia continue.

In a packed auditorium inside of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, community leaders, activists and guests lined up to attend the special event, Latino Politics: Philadelphia and Puerto Rico. During the impressive panel discussion, notable community leaders discussed the rich and unique history shared between Puerto Rico and Philadelphia.

Plain Text Author: 
Jamila Johnson

Latinos account for 13 percent of newcomers to Philly, Pew study shows

 07/22/2016 - 10:54
AL DÍA File Photo

Latinos account for just 13 percent of newcomers and Asians total about 15 percent, according to a study released by Pew Charitable Trusts. Non-Hispanic whites made up 50 percent of new arrivals to the City of Brotherly Love while representing just 36 percent of the total population.

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Comcast’s Xfinity X1 to offer front row seat to Rio Olympics

 07/20/2016 - 17:47
Photo: Michelle Severino / AL DÍA News

The Entertainment Operating System will have a “Rio Olympics” dashboard, a destination where Xfinity subscribers can enjoy live events, on demand content, and 40 plus live stream channels. Athlete profiles, cloud-based videos, and updated medal counts and statistics will also be featured.

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