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  • Gabriel García Márquez dies at 87; Nobel-winning writer was master of magical realism

     Gabriel García Márquez dies at 87; Nobel-winning writer was master of magical realism
    When Colonel Aureliano Buendía faced the firing squad, time slipped away, and his life became a dream. Before him rose the mythical town of Macondo and its retinue of gypsies and their pipes and kettle drums and magical inventions. Of course Buendía's...
  • América Latina podría ser la joya de la oferta de AT&T por DirecTV

    La propuesta de adquisición de AT&T Inc por DirecTV dará el proveedor estadounidense de servicios inalámbricos un punto de apoyo en América Latina, una región que ofrece un importante potencial de crecimiento de la televisión de pago y la banda ancha...
  • Strand Gains U.S. Rights to Daniel Burman Pic 'Mystery' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Strand Releasing has acquired U.S. rights to later-life romantic comedy "The Mystery of Happiness," a Disney release in Argentina and the latest laffer from one of the best-known voices of the new Argentine cinema, Daniel Burman. HBO has acquired U.S....
  • New bakery coming to Homer Glen

    New bakery coming to Homer Glen
    A pastry chef is planning to open a bakery in Homer Glen that will feature healthy recipes and Colombian coffee in a European-style setting. Martha Mejia plans to open Artesa Bakery on May 3 at 14045 S. Bell Road in Homer Glen. Mejia said her shop...
  • A futile war on drugs that wastes money and wrecks lives

    A futile war on drugs that wastes money and wrecks lives
    The war on drugs has been a $1tn failure. For more than four decades, governments around the world have pumped huge sums of money into ineffective and repressive anti-drug efforts. These have come at the expense of programmes that actually work such as...
  • Smooth voting in Colombia after mudslinging presidential campaign

    Smooth voting in Colombia after mudslinging presidential campaign
    Voting is underway in the first round of Colombia’s presidential elections, with centrist incumbent President Juan Manuel Santos and right-of-center challenger Oscar Ivan Zuluaga expected to emerge as the top two vote-getters and advance to a June...
  • 33 children killed in Colombia bus fire

    At least 33 children were killed when a bus caught fire in northern Colombia, trapping the young passengers aboard the burning vehicle as horrified onlookers stood by helplessly. The bus was transporting 48 children between the ages of 2 and 13 to their...
  • Colombia president, rival head to runoff vote

    In a presidential election marked by campaign mudslinging and low voter turnout, right-wing candidate Oscar Ivan Zuluaga, a harsh critic of Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos' peace initiative with leftist rebels, tallied the most votes in Sunday's...
  • Rafael Nadal advances to Madrid Open semifinals; Serena Williams withdraws

    MADRID -- Defending champion Rafael Nadal gave his clay-court doldrums a boost by reaching the Madrid Open semifinals on Friday with a dominant performance against Thomas Berdych. In the women's tournament, two-time defending champion Serena Williams...
  • CANNES: Spanish Filmmakers Aim for Wider Audience with Genre Fare

    This may well be a record year for Spanish-language cinema, fueled by booming Latin American pay TV sales, buoyant U.S. VOD, rising demand in Asia and Eastern Europe and synergies from Brazil's 2014 FIFA World Cup. But back in the Old World, Spanish...
  • Colombian president appears headed for reelection victory in runoff

    Colombian president appears headed for reelection victory in runoff
    Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos appeared headed for a reelection victory Sunday in a runoff against former Finance Minister Oscar Ivan Zuluaga, according to early returns. With 88% of votes counted, Santos had 50.7% of the vote versus 45.1% for...