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  • 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...
  • Foreign investment: What Bogota can teach Chicago

    Foreign investment: What Bogota can teach Chicago
    — The rules of business in Bogota in the 1990s reached far beyond balance sheets and profit margins. If you could afford an armored car, you bought one. If you had the means to move your family to Miami, you did. On weekend trips, you either...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Colombia facing oil pipeline attacks before presidential election

    BOGOTA, Colombia — Attacks by insurgents on Colombia's oil pipelines and labor force could intensify before May's presidential election and June's 50th anniversary of the founding of the country's largest rebel group, analysts said Friday. The...
  • Telemundo Exec to Oversee Programming for MTV Latin America

    Viacom International Media Networks has tapped former Telemundo programming exec Maria Iregui to serve as brand manager and senior VP of programming and production for MTV Latin America, overseeing content and creative development. Iregui succeeds former...
  • 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...
  • Film Review: 'Mateo'

    An at-risk teen learns a lesson about values, the importance of community, and the liberating power of art in "Mateo," a straightforward social-issues drama from Colombia-born, NYU- and La Femis-trained helmer Maria Gamboa. Told with passion and...
  • Prolific Mexican Producer Alex Garcia Is Just Getting Started

    Mexican producer Alex Garcia's AG Studios is ready to break ground later this year on a facility in New Orleans, where it plans to shoot three English-language movies back-to-back-to-back. But that's just one of several ambitious projects from the 47-...