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The Fresh For All free farmers market, run by Philabundance in partnership with the Lillian Marrero Library, is set up in the parking lot of Lillian Marrero Library every Wednesday afternoon from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Photo: Emily Neil / AL DÍA News

The partnership between Philabundance and the Lillian Marrero Library offers free fruits and vegetables to community residents — including the hundreds of Puerto Ricans displaced by Hurricane Maria now living in the area.  

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Living with HIV, Fighting with Hope

 12/01/2017 - 12:31
Kevin Burns, Executive Director of Action Wellness. Photograph by Samantha Laub for AL DÍA News. 

Action Wellness has been providing hope to Philadelphians living with (or at risk of) HIV/AIDS via pre-exposure prophylaxis medication, prevention education, case management, testing, and overall support since 1986. Its office is featured in the pioneering drama Philadelphia, starring Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, and Antonio Banderas, widely regarded as the first mainstream film to depict a sincere narrative on homosexuality and homophobia.


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.