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Mar 21, 2019

In 2007, Maria Quiñones-Sanchez became the first ever Latina elected to a District Council seat in Philadelphia. She has represented the 7th District, which covers parts of Fairhill, Kensington, Hunting Park, Feltonville, Frankford, and Juniata Park, since 2008.

Quiñones-Sanchez is up for re-election on May 21st...


Mar 20, 2019

The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania will host its annual Latin American Conference (WHALAC) at Huntsman Hall in University City later this month. The 9th edition of WHALAC will be a two-day event (March 29th and 30th) uniting business actors, government representatives and civil society...


Mar 8, 2019

The State of Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has had a busy two years as the State's top law enforcement official.

Shapiro’s top priority has been dealing with the opioid crisis, he told AL DÍA, and he has made waves suing the Trump administration more than 20 times to date - all successful suits, he likes...


Mar 1, 2019

Journalist Eileen Truax was recently invited to Philadelphia by AL DÍA and Temple University as part of the Klein College of Media and Communications Graduate Speaker Series.

In her latest book, We Built the Wall, Truax shifts focus away from the much-discussed physical "wall" proposed by President Trump towards...