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  • Colombia's Urabeños criminal gang traffics in mayhem

    BOGOTA, Colombia -- Human Rights Watch on Thursday blamed the Urabeños criminal gang for helping cause one of Colombia’s worst humanitarian crises in years: the forced displacement last year of 19,000 people from the city of Buenaventura. The...
  • 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...
  • Film Review: 'Manos sucias'

    Two impoverished fishermen from Colombia's Pacific coast transport drugs for cash in "Manos sucias," a rocky feature debut from New York-based helmer Josef Wladyka, here working with a non-pro cast that evinces more enthusiasm than finesse. Although it...
  • Novak Djokovic's star power is undimmed after scare at Indian Wells

    A sport that needs every bit of personality it can get held its breath for a few minutes Tuesday at Indian Wells. One of tennis' marquee names had departed from the BNP Paribas Open the day before, and out the door with upset victim Rafael Nadal went...
  • El 'Pibe' Valderrama en partido de fútbol sala en Miami

    El 'Pibe' Valderrama en partido de fútbol sala en Miami
        Con la participación de astros de la talla de los colombianos Carlos "el Pibe" Valderrama, Faustino Asprilla y Víctor Aristizábal; y de los venezolanos Rafael Dudamel, Giovanni Savarese y Luis Vera se disputará un partido amistoso de fútbol sala entre...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez surrenders, urges protests

     Venezuela opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez surrenders, urges protests
    CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez turned himself in to authorities Tuesday to face what he calls trumped-up homicide charges, after urging supporters to stay in the streets and protest peacefully against the...
  • Berlin: 'Stations of the Cross,' 'Jack' Generate Multiple Sales for Beta

    LONDON -- Dietrich Brueggemann's "Stations of the Cross," which won the Berlinale's Silver Bear for script, and Edward Berger's Berlin competition entry "Jack" were Beta Cinema's hot sellers at the European Film Market in Berlin. "Stations of the Cross"...