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Table members and witnesses participate in the closure of tables and audit of records, in an electoral center after the regional elections on Sunday, October 15, 2017, in Caracas, Venezuela. EFE / Cristian Hernández

18 years of chavism, a nonexistent transition and four months of struggle have not been enough for Venezuela to show signs of recovery. Last Sunday's regional elections are the last bloc that buried democracy in Venezuela.

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In Puerto Rico, Desperation Grows despite US Army Presence to Help with Reconstrucion

 09/29/2017 - 04:39
Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello (R) speaks next to US Admiral Jeffrey Hughes (C) during a press conference at the Government's Command Center in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 28, 2017. EPA-EFE/Thais Llorca

Some 9,500 containers with all sorts of supplies have been "logjammed" at the island's ports because there are not enough truckers to distribute them, given that they themselves are incommunicado, need to attend to their own families' problems or are concerned about the lack of security among an increasingly desperate population.

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EFE

El ambicioso plan de reforma fiscal de Trump para "beneficiar" a la clase media

 09/28/2017 - 07:48
El Presidente Trump poco antes de viajar a Indianapolis para presentar su plan de reforma fiscal que supuestamente beneficiará a la clase media, pero no a los ricos como él. Foto: EPA-EFE/SHAWN THEW

El Presidente Donald Trump ha presentado un ambicioso plan de recortes fiscales que supuestamente beneficiarán a la clase trabajadora, pero no a los ricos como él. El plan no incluye detalles de cómo el gobierno costeará los miles de millones de dólares que perderá en recaudación fiscal en caso de que se apruebe la reforma. 

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Biden and Calderón talk Trade and Trump

 09/27/2017 - 17:26
Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Felipe Calderón. Photo taken by Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News. 

On the evening of September 26th, hundreds of students, faculty members, scholars, policymakers, and practitioners gathered at the breathtaking Irvine Auditorium to hear from the 47th Vice President of the United States and the former Mexican President. The topic of the Perry World House dialogue? “The Future of the Global Order in an Era of Nationalism, Populism, and Retrenchment.”

 

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.

Trump backs Spanish Government, says Catalonian independence would be foolish

 09/27/2017 - 06:14
US President Donald J. Trump and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy hold a joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, Sept. 26, 2017. EPA-EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

The region is scheduled to hold a referendum on independence from Spain on Sunday, despite fierce opposition from Madrid and the Justice. Mariano Rajoy’s government has ordered the LAw Enforcement Agencies to take control of polling stations to avoid people going to vote.

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