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Republican Senator Marco Rubio was the only representative of his party to be part of the conversation with the survivors of the shooting in Florida and with their community. Despite having shown mastery in oratory, Rubio was not able to hide the truth behind politics.

Rubio was the only Republican representative to face the survivors of the Florida massacre during an Assembly sponsored by CNN, having to respond to angry parents and students about his positions and the positions of his party.

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[OP-ED]: Asesinado por reportar la verdad – ¿qué diría Trump?

 03/14/2017 - 15:40
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Increíblemente, sobre todo para los que fuimos sus amigos, han pasado 25 años desde el asesinato del periodista Manuel de Dios Unanue, en un restaurante español de la ciudad de Nueva York. El coraje de denunciar a los capos de la droga colombianos y su venenosa presencia en la que fue su ciudad, le costaron la vida.

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[OP-ED]: Killed for reporting the truth – what would Trump say?

 03/14/2017 - 15:37
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Incredibly, especially for those of us who called him our friend, 25 years have passed since the murder of fearless journalist Manuel de Dios Unanue, at a Spanish restaurant in New York City. The courage to expose Colombian drug capos and their poisonous presence in his city, cost him his life.

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This is not a celebration, this is a claim for our rights!

 03/10/2017 - 01:48
Hundreds of women took the streets in downtown Philly to raise their voices against the laboral, political and economic inequities. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DÍA News.

Even before five o'clock in the afternoon, dozens of women with posters, megaphones, and pink caps were being seen walking downtown. The meeting was in Logan Square, in the heart of Philadelphia. The occasion? Well, that depends on the perspective: for an unaware bystander (who generally has no perspective), it was one more celebration of International Women's Day. 

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Edwin López Moya

City Controller: Latinos need to come together "as a unified front"

 03/10/2017 - 00:52

In an exclusive interview with AL DÍA News, City Controller Alan Butkovitz made some very candid statements about Latino political power in Philadelphia. 

The City Controller for the past three terms, Butkovitz is no stranger to controversy. From calling out Mayor Nutter during his administration to openly stating his primary opponent, Rebecca Rhynhart, is a member of the "establishment" and therefore would be ineffective in the position, Butkovitz is unafraid to make enemies.

Protect and Defend: NCLR Creates Latino Political Agenda

 03/09/2017 - 18:58

Today National Council of La Raza gathered local community leaders and non-profit directors to discuss what they can do to "protect and defend the advances the Latinos have made in this country thus far," according to Rafael Collazo, Director of Political Campaigns.

Focusing on ensuring that they remain inclusive of all political leanings, the group came together to decide what the high-line items were and how they can enact change on a real level in the community. 

Several states join Hawaii in legal fight against Trump's new immigration ban

 03/09/2017 - 16:05

Several states, including Washington, Oregon and New York, on Thursday announced that they will join Hawaii in filing lawsuits against President Donald Trump"s new immigration order prohibiting US entry to citizens of six Muslim-majority nations and suspending the refugee entry program.

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U.S. says illegal immigration from Mexico declined last month

 03/09/2017 - 04:16
This photo of January 27 shows the three border fences between the United States and Mexico in the city of San Luis (Arizona). EFE / Gary Williams

The number of illegal immigrants crossing into the United States from Mexico declined by 40 percent from January to February, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on Wednesday.The Trump Government attributes the decline to its hard line immigration policy, as reported in El País.

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#LosEsclavosNoSonInmigrantes El por qué Ben Carson está equivocado

 03/09/2017 - 03:39

“De eso trata América, una tierra de sueños y oportunidades”, dijo Carson. “Hubo otros inmigrantes que vinieron aquí en el fondo de barcos esclavistas, trabajaron por mucho más tiempo, más arduamente y por mucho menos. Pero ellos también tuvieron el sueño de que algún día, sus hijos, hijas, nietos, nietas, bisnietos y bisnietas pudieran ser prósperos y conseguir la felicidad en esta tierra”.

Mujeres no celebraron su día, reclamaron sus derechos

 03/09/2017 - 00:04
Cientos de mujeres se tomaron las calles del centro de Filadelfia para levantar su voz de protesta por las condiciones laborales, políticas y económicas que enfrentan. Foto: Peter Fitzpatrick

Desde antes de las cinco de la tarde ya empezaban a verse, caminando por el centro, a decenas de mujeres armadas de carteles, megáfonos y gorros color rosa. La cita era en la glorieta de Logan Square, en pleno corazón de Filadelfia. ¿La ocasión? Bueno, eso depende de la perspectiva: para el transeúnte desprevenido (que generalmente no tiene perspectiva), se trató de una celebración más del Día Internacional de la Mujer. En cambio, para quienes tienen perspectiva –sobre todo de género–, “celebración” no es una palabra que le hace justicia al 8 de marzo.

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Edwin López Moya

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