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Dr. Ignacio Sánchez, physician and president of one of the top universities in Latin America, received his honorary degree from Drexel College of Medicine at the school’s commencement ceremony at the Kimmel Center in Center City Philadelphia. Photo: Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

During a visit to AL DÍA on May 17, Chilean university president and scholar Dr. Ignacio Sánchez discussed international student exchange, the women’s movement in Chile, and more before receiving an honorary degree from Drexel University College of Medicine at their commencement ceremony the following day.  

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Para retomar su cargo, Green planea demandar al gobernador

 04/19/2016 - 16:56
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“Siempre he dicho que soy el presidente. En declaraciones públicas...con mis compañeros comisionados, etc. Me parece que hoy sigo siéndolo porque en cuestiones legales, el gobernador no tenía el poder de sustituirme”, dijo Bill Green en conferencia de prensa.

Plain Text Author: 
Ana Gamboa

An American saint of Latino descent: Father Félix Varela

 03/22/2016 - 14:15
Padre Felix Varela started his American journey right here in Philadelphia, in 1824, when he came to our city that year in search for a printer to publish a little journal with a huge vision he called “El Habanero.” Above, a painting of Varela, in an artistic rendition by local artist Orlando Quevedo, displayed in AL DIA News Media office in downtown Philadelphia. To the right, the cover of the first issue of "El Habanero," printed in Old City in 1824.

Although his sainthood is yet to be declared by the Catholic Church, miracles abound in the life of Father Felix Varela, the champion of thousands of Irish immigrants who in the 19th century suffered, fought and, eventually, prevailed in carving out their own space in the American society, just as Latinos are doing today.

Plain Text Author: 
Ana Gamboa

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