A neighborhood often plagued by violence got a much needed respite with a night of fun on Aug. 5.
“His decision will pull resources from natural disaster relief in Puerto Rico, and will prohibit money from being spent to fix our public schools, repair our roads and bridges, and provide affordable health care for Philadelphians,” City Council candidate Fernando Treviño told AL DÍA.
“This is an issue that Washington, D.C. has ignored for too long. There are some federal policies coming out of Washington that have helped contribute to why Puerto Rico has this debt issue,” Congressman Brendan Boyle of Pennsylvania told AL DÍA.
David Torres es el primer latino en Filadelfia que participa en las elecciones de representantes ante el Congreso de los EE.UU.
David Torres is the first-ever Latino to run for U.S. Congress in Philadelphia.
"En esta Semana Puertorriqueña, celebremos nuestra rica diversidad y el impacto positivo que nuestros hermanos y hermanas puertorriqueñas tienen en nuestras comunidades", dijo el alcalde Jim Kenney.
“This Puerto Rican Week, let’s celebrate our rich diversity and the positive impact that our Puerto Rican brothers and sisters have on our communities,” said Mayor Jim Kenney.
El congresista y el presidente de Casa de Venezuela discutieron qué puede hacer Estados Unidos sobre la actual crisis humanitaria y la dictadura que ha llevado a decenas de miles de personas a huir del país sudamericano.
The congressman and the president of Casa de Venezuela discussed what the U.S. can do about the ongoing humanitarian crisis and dictatorship that has led to tens of thousands fleeing the South American country.
Casa de Venezuela and city political representatives commemorated Venezuelan independence — while hoping for a second revolution.
In a letter to Gov. Tom Wolf, Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-PA) and Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA) cited reports of misconduct and poor living conditions at the immigration detention center in Berks County.
To avoid another death toll undercount as dramatic as what multiple studies are showing has happened in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, three Democratic representatives have introduced legislation to put in place more accurate measurements for future disasters.
Rep. Brendan Boyle, a Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania's 2nd District in U.S. Congress, spoke with AL DÍA News about his re-election campaign.
Michele Lawrence, a Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania's 2nd District in U.S. Congress, spoke with AL DÍA News about her campaign.