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  • 'Living,' 'Doctor' and 'Gloria' Lead Ibero-America's First Platinos Race

    MIAMI -- David Trueba's Spanish Goya winner "Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed," Lucia Puenzo's Argentine Oscar entry "The German Doctor" (aka "Wakolda") and Chilean Sebastian Lelio's Berlin actress winner "Gloria" will vie for the top Best Picture award at...
  • Fox Recruits Telemundo Vet In Shakeup at MundoFox

    Fox is shaking up the management of its Spanish-language broadcast network, replacing its founding president, Emilio Saccone, with Telemundo alum Ibra Morales. MundoFox, which bowed in August 2012 as a joint venture of Fox and Colombia's RCN, has had...
  • Nickelodeon Draws On Latin American Sibling for Shows

    Viacom's Latin American TV production operation is amping up its original content development for Nickelodeon in the U.S. and Nick offshoots across Latin America. Viacom Intl. Media Networks has set a production deal with Colombia's Ministry of Culture...
  • FremantleMedia Sells Across Latin America

    LONDON - Underscoring Latin America's appetite for high-profile TV formats, driven in part by rapidly-expanding U.S. pay TV operators, FremantleMedia International has closed significant sales across the region on a wide-spread of prominent properties....
  • PASSINGS: Oscar Espinosa Chepe, Alvaro Mutis Jaramillo, D.J.R. Bruckner

    Oscar Espinosa Chepe Cuban economist fell out with Castro Oscar Espinosa Chepe, 72, a high-level Cuban economist and diplomat who broke with Fidel Castro's government in the 1990s and was imprisoned for dissident activities, died Monday at a...
  • Colombia, Nicaragua clash over oil exploration in disputed waters

    BOGOTA -- Colombia’s foreign ministry on Tuesday said it had received no response from Nicaragua to its protest last week Nicaragua of the Central American country’s plan to auction off dozens of offshore oil exploration blocks in disputed...
  • 'Sound of Things Falling' confronts Colombia's raw history

    Long before Mexico descended into its "drug war," the phrase itself was invented in another country. In the 1980s the underground industry that processed coca into cocaine and shipped it northward to U.S. consumers transformed Colombian society. It...
  • Colombia labor dispute halts Reficar refinery construction

    BOGOTA, Colombia -- Work on Colombia’s biggest-ever construction project, a $6.47-billion refinery called Reficar going up near the coastal city of Cartagena, has ground to a halt amid ongoing labor strife, the latest in a series of setbacks that...
  • Coca farming in Colombia dropped 25% last year, U.N. says

    Coca farming in Colombia dropped 25% last year, U.N. says
    BOGOTA, Colombia -- Aggressive eradication programs and better alternatives for poor farmers are being credited with reducing the acreage under coca cultivation in Colombia by 25% last year. The total area of coca, the base material for cocaine, was...
  • 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&...
  • World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules

    World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules
    The United States will open play in the 2014 World Cup on June 16 in Natal, Brazil, in a Group G game against Ghana, a team that has eliminated it from the last two tournaments. The Americans were drawn into Group G along with Germany and Portugal....