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Smoking, poor air quality and the presence of toxic products influence the health of our lungs. Photo: Irina Kostenich

A new report finds that a total of 60,000 people die due to lung cancer every year in 12 Latin American countries.

Peña Nieto: "Cancer reflects the economic inequality that affects the world"

 11/15/2017 - 01:56
Queen Letizia of Spain (C) and Jordan's Princess Dina Mired (L), President-elect of the International Union Against Cancer, attend the World Cancer Leaders' Summit (WCLS), in Mexico City, Mexico, Nov. 14, 2017. EPA-EFE/Jose Mendez

More than 90 percent of countries with higher-income populations offer treatment to cancer patients, while in low-income countries the proportion is less than 30 percent, Mexican president said at the World Cancer Leaders' Summit, the first to be held in Latin America, has brought together 300 experts from 70 countries to discuss ways to combat this plague in the future. 

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'Rock and Roll' y Resistencia: Una conversación con Alejandro Escovedo

 11/02/2017 - 16:16
Alejandro Escovedo for Burn Something Beautiful by Nancy Rankin Escovedo 

El músico y activista mexicano-americano Alejandro Escovedo habla de sus orígenes inmigrantes, su oposición al gobierno, sus roces con la muerte y  de cómo todas esas historias que se siente obligado a componer trascienden el género del rock and roll. Escovedo estará tocando junto al mito texano Joe Ely en el Ardmore Music Hall el próximo 19 de agosto.