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A photo taken on Jan. 12, 2018, that shows one of the boxes of subsidized food sold to poor Venezuelans as part of the leftist government's CLAP (Local Committees for Supply and Production) program.
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The leftist administration of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in March 2016 created a system of subsidized food boxes aimed at mitigating shortages at grocery stores and supermarkets, but those establishments" shelves are practically empty a year and nine months later and complaints and denunciations of fraud are growing.

Complaints grow about Venezuela's subsidized food system

 01/15/2018 - 10:06
A photo taken on Jan. 12, 2018, that shows one of the boxes of subsidized food sold to poor Venezuelans as part of the leftist government's CLAP (Local Committees for Supply and Production) program.

The leftist administration of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in March 2016 created a system of subsidized food boxes aimed at mitigating shortages at grocery stores and supermarkets, but those establishments" shelves are practically empty a year and nine months later and complaints and denunciations of fraud are growing.

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Brazil declares persona non grata Venezuelan diplomat in Brasilia

 12/27/2017 - 15:28
President of the National Assembly of Venezuela Julio Borges (R), speaks with the Brazilian ambassador in Caracas, Ruy Carlos Pereira, during a visit to the Parliament in Caracas, Venezuela, Nov. 7, 2017.

The Brazilian government on Monday (Dec. 25th) declared persona non grata the charge d'affaires at the Venezuelan Embassy in Brasilia, Gerardo Antonio Delgado Maldonado, as a reprisal for the same decision by Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly with regard to the Brazilian ambassador in Caracas.

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Venezuelan constitutional assembly abolishes Caracas mayor's office

 12/21/2017 - 09:24
The interim mayor of Caracas Ali Mansour attends a press conference in Caracas, Venezuela, Dec. 20, 2017.

Venezuela's government-supporting Constituent National Assembly (ANC) on Wednesday unanimously approved abolishing the Metropolitan Mayor's Office of Caracas, whose latest elected mayor, opposition figure Antonio Ledezma, fled the country last month after being deprived of his freedom for more than 1,000 days.

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Judith Suzarra-Campbell: Next guest of AL DÍA's "Meet the Chef's Transforming Philadelphia's Cuisine" Series

 11/22/2017 - 15:13
Chef Judith Suzarra-Campbell. Photograph taken by Samantha Laub for AL DÍA News. 

Judith Suzarra-Campbell is the master chef behind the scenes in the kitchen and gregariously greeting her guests at Sazón Restaurant and Cafe, the longtime champion of healthy homestyle Venezuelan cooking in Philadelphia.

Amnistía Internacional denuncia que Maduro lleva la represión a los hogares

 10/31/2017 - 08:53
Decenas de chavistas marcharon el pasado 25 de octubre en Caracas para celebrar el "Día Nacional del Socialismo Feminista", decretado por la oficialista Asamblea Nacional Constituyente (ANC), y para expresar su rechazo al "terrorismo especulativo", así como su apoyo al presidente Nicolás Maduro. EFE/Miguel Gutiérrez

Entre abril y julio de 2017 se intensificaron los allanamientos ilegales y ataques violentos a hogares en Venezuela, de acuerdo con los hallazgos de la organización. En la gran mayoría de ellos se cometieron arbitrariedades y violaciones al derecho a la vida privada, a la libertad, a la integridad personal y al debido proceso.

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Elecciones en Venezuela: cuando el fraude es costumbre es el pueblo el que sufre

 10/16/2017 - 16:26
Miembros de mesa y testigos participan en el cierre de mesas y auditoría de actas, en un centro electoral tras las elecciones regionales el domingo 15 de octubre de 2017, en Caracas (Venezuela). EFE/Cristian Hernández

18 años de chavismo, una transición inexistente y cuatro meses de lucha no han bastado para que la situación venezolana dé signos de recuperación. Las elecciones regionales del pasado domingo son el último bloque que lapida la democracia en Venezuela.

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Romy Díaz: El mentor que Filadelfia se merece

 09/27/2017 - 14:50
Romy Díaz at our office on 1835 Market Street. Photo taken by Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News. 

El vicepresidente y consejero general de PECO es un hispano que lleva varias décadas trabajando para dejar un legado en la ciudad. Mentor de latinos y miembro de la comunidad LGBT, Rómulo “Romy” Díaz es uno de los cuatro hispanos reconocidos durante el Hispanic Heritage Month por su invaluable aporte a Filadelfia.

 

Romy Díaz: The Mentor The City Deserves

 09/27/2017 - 13:38
Romy Díaz at our office on 1835 Market Street. Photo taken by Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News. 

If cities are in need of superheroes, then Philadelphia may have discovered one. Neither sporting cape nor spandex, The Mentor prefers a suit when serving Philadelphians, offering parables from his life and career in a Southwestern twang to Latino and LGBT youth, or providing counsel to PECO for ecological and efficient energy production. A well-versed and seasoned attorney and politician, The Mentor (who goes by alias “Romy”), has been serving us since 2002 with modesty and empathy. To show our appreciation, AL DĺA News honors Romy this year with a Hispanic Heritage Award.

Donald Trump amplía su veto migratorio a Venezuela y Corea del Norte

 09/25/2017 - 04:30
El Presidente Donald Trump responde a las preguntas de la prensa a la salida del Marine One, en South Lawn, Washington DC. 24 de Setiembre de 2017.  EPA-EFE/Olivier Douliery / POOL

Venezuela, Corea del Norte y Chad han sido incluidos en una nueva lista de países con prohibición de viajar a Estados Unidos debido a su poca seguridad o falta de cooperación con las autoridades estadounidenses. En el caso de Venezuela, las restricciones se limitan a los funcionarios de diversas autoridades del gobierno y a sus familiares.

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