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  • 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-...
  • 'Sciences,' 'Hair,' 'United,' Quebec, Pay TV, Drive Guadalajara Biz

    GUADALAJARA - Breakout art pics "Natural Sciences" and "Bad Hair" and Spanish comedy "Family United" clinched deals at the 29th Guadalajara Festival, which announced its prizes Saturday. Led by the unveiling of L.A.-Mexico City based Alazraki...
  • Venezuela introduces food ID in face of shortages, black markets

    Venezuela introduces food ID in face of shortages, black markets
    CARACAS, Venezuela -- Grappling with scarcities of sugar, milk, cornmeal and other basic foods, the Venezuelan government Tuesday unveiled a new electronic identification system for shoppers that critics say is a modern version of a ration card. President...
  • Netflix Series 'Narcos' to Star Wagner Moura as Drug Kingpin Pablo Escobar

    Netflix has ordered original series "Narcos" about the infamous Medellín Cartel in Colombia, starring Brazilian thesp Wagner Moura as drug trafficker and politician Pablo Escobar. Series, helmed by Jose Padilha (who directed this year's "RoboCop"...
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, hospitalized in Mexico City

    Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized in Mexico City, the Associated Press reports. The author, known colloquially as Gabo, is 87 years old. According to some news sources, Garcia Marquez has been hospitalized with...
  • Protestas en Cartagena contra visita de Maduro

    Protestas en Cartagena contra visita de Maduro
    CARTAGENA - Cerca de medio centenar de personas se manifestaron hoy en Cartagena contra la visita del presidente venezolano, Nicolás Maduro, con pancartas con los nombres y edades de algunos de los jóvenes detenidos en las protestas que sacudieron...
  • Seven Colombian taxi drivers extradited to U.S. in DEA agent's death

    Seven Colombian taxi drivers charged with murder in the death of an off-duty U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent were extradited Tuesday to stand trial in Virginia, capping a case that highlighted the pervasive danger of kidnapping in this Andean...