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  • Colombia law fails to put land back in farmers' hands

    Colombia law fails to put land back in farmers' hands
    VALLEDUPAR, Colombia — A Colombian law enacted in 2011 gave hope to peasant farmer Miguel Serna and hundreds of thousands of other displaced farmers like him that they would soon recover the land that rebels, right-wing paramilitaries and drug...
  • U.S. launches initiative to increase exports to Latin America

    Days after the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement's implementation, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker unveiled a new initiative aimed at  increasing business with trade partners in Latin America. The “Look South&...
  • Chivas USA names Colorado assistant Wilmer Cabrera as head coach

    Chivas USA on Thursday named Wilmer Cabrera, formerly assistant coach with the Colorado Rapids, as its new head coach. Cabrera, 46, will be the latest in a string of head coaches hoping to turn around Chivas USA, which finished the 2013 season last in...
  • U.S. to push for more trade with Latin America

    U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker unveiled a new initiative aimed at increasing business with trade partners in Latin America, only days after the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement's implementation. The Look South...
  • TF1 Nabs Andrea Pallaoro's 'Medeas'

    PARIS -- TF1 has snatched up international sales and French distribution rights to Andrea Pallaoro's intimate psychodrama "Medeas." The acquisition was unveiled by TF1′s head of international sales Sabine Chemaly at the UniFrance Rendez-Vous mini-...
  • David Mackenzie to Head Warner Bros.' 'Mission'

    Warner Bros. has selected David Mackenzie to go to Colombia for "The Mission" and is in talks with the British helmer to come on board the action-thriller. Producers are Scott Z. Burns and Lorenzo di Bonaventura. Mackenzie, whose credits include "Starred...
  • Álvaro Uribe acusa a Santos de vender una Colombia "virtual" en el exterior

    Álvaro Uribe acusa a Santos de vender una Colombia "virtual" en el exterior
      El expresidente colombiano Álvaro Uribe (2002-2010) acusó hoy al actual mandatario, Juan Manuel Santos, de vender a la prensa extranjera un "país virtual" en contraste con el "país real" de extorsión y desaceleración económica. "Hay dos realidades:...
  • Herbert Hyman dies at 82; founder of Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf chain

    In 1968, decades before "latte" and "barista" became everyday terms, Herbert Hyman and his wife, Mona, opened a small store in the tony Westside district of Brentwood to sell coffee — not the tasteless grounds of uncertain provenance that...
  • 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&...
  • 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...
  • 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...