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  • Shifting drug smuggling routes bring contraband to Florida

    Under cover of night, speed boats sneak into Florida coves and inlets, hauling bundles of marijuana and cocaine. Drugs wash up on shore. Radar aircraft hover, searching for smugglers. And beachgoers stumble onto abandoned bundles of contraband. Like a...
  • Venezuelan officials and opposition to meet after weeks of protests

    CARACAS, Venezuela -- The first face-to-face meeting between Venezuela's government and the political opposition since violent protests erupted in February are scheduled to start late Thursday, with the proceedings mediated by three Latin American foreign...
  • Venezuelan opposition demands government release prisoners

    Venezuelan opposition demands government release prisoners
    CARACAS, Venezuela — A marathon meeting between President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leaders that ended early Friday kept alive the possibility of a compromise between the two sides to halt Venezuela's slide toward anarchy. Maduro hosted 11...
  • Muere Gabriel García Márquez | FOTOS

    Muere Gabriel García Márquez | FOTOS
    MEXICO - El colombiano Gabriel García Márquez, fallecido hoy en México a los 87 años, era uno de los escritores más relevantes del siglo XX, ganador del Premio Nobel de Literatura en 1982 y autor de obras tan emblemáticas como “Cien años de Soledad&...
  • Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies at 87

    Colombian author and journalist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1982 for his novel "100 Years of Solitude," died Thursday. He was 87 and had been recovering from a recent bout with pneumonia at his Mexico City home in the days...
  • El mundo llora la muerte del Gabo

    El mundo llora la muerte del Gabo
    Personalidades del mundo de la cultura desde India a América, pasando por África, han lamentado el fallecimiento de Gabriel García Márquez, el más internacional de los escritores colombianos que con “Cien años de soledad” (1967) fue reconocido...
  • Peru Filmmakers Moving From Serious Dramas to Genre Fare

    Cinema in Peru, long a bastion of weighty dramas that focus on issues like terrorism, poverty, class differences and race, is undergoing a revolution of sorts as a growing number of filmmakers tap into the tastes of local audiences and find fresh...
  • Con las flores favoritas de García Márquez, cientos de lectores despiden al escritor

    Con las flores favoritas de García Márquez, cientos de lectores despiden al escritor
    Con lágrimas y flores amarillas en las manos, cientos de conmovidos lectores del colombiano Gabriel García Márquez fueron el lunes a despedirse para siempre del escritor al Palacio de Bellas Artes de la capital mexicana, donde se colocaron sus cenizas....
  • Architect Shigeru Ban, known for disaster relief, wins Pritzker Prize

    Architect Shigeru Ban, known for disaster relief, wins Pritzker Prize
    For the third time in five years, the Pritzker Prize is going to a Japanese architect. Shigeru Ban, a 56-year-old architect born in Tokyo, was named the winner of his profession’s top honor on Monday. Yet Ban’s architecture is markedly...
  • CANNES: 6 Sales Boards 'Manos Sucias' For Foreign Sales (EXCLUSIVE)

    MADRID - Tribeca winner "Manos Sucias," a pioneering U.S.-Colombia production exec-produced by Spike Lee, has been acquired for worldwide sales by 6 Sales in the run-up to Cannes. WME Global is handling the picture's U.S. sale. The feature debut of U.S....
  • Seniors on the Go: Looking for overseas retirement?

    Seniors on the Go: Looking for overseas retirement?
    Is one of your plans for 2013 to retire somewhere your retirement income will stretch the furthest? Or are you just beginning to scout out retirement options? In any case, you might well want to check out one or more of the most highly recommended...