| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Joaquin Guzman, the drug kingpin known as “El Chapo” who was arrested Saturday in Mexico, has been wanted in Chicago since at least 2009, when he was indicted along with 10 other Sinaloa cartel leaders in what was considered the most...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:53 PM
MAZATLAN, Mexico — Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's biggest drug traffickers and Mexico's most-wanted fugitive, was captured Saturday in a joint U.S.-Mexican operation after more than a decade on the run, officials of both countries...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Boxing promoter Bob Arum said he’s in the final stages of making a May 17 welterweight bout between Juan Manuel Marquez and Mike Alvarado at the Forum in Inglewood.
En route to winning world titles in four different weight classes, Marquez, 40,...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:00 AM
MEXICO CITY — With the arrest of Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the leadership of Mexico's largest and most sophisticated illegal drug operation has probably transferred to Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada, a 66-year-old former farmer with a...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 1:38 PM
A magnitude 7.2 temblor hit Mexico on Friday, with shaking felt across much of the country. Is it just me, oh fellow residents of La La Land, or does it feel like — in earthquake-speak — the Big One is getting just a little too close for...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 7:22 PM
Meryl Streep had to wait three years before she received her first Oscar nomination after she graduated from the Yale School of Drama.
Lupita Nyong'o landed the role that would get her an Academy Award win for outstanding supporting actress even...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:03 PM
MEXICO CITY — When historians write about 21st century Los Angeles, they'll probably observe that Eric Garcetti was the second Spanish-speaking L.A. mayor in a row to make an official visit to the Mexican capital.
They may also note how trips such...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
For the many who followed the Oscar race closely this year, there was never any doubt that Alfonso Cuaron, the creative brains behind "Gravity," would win the Oscar for best director. But who knew that he might not hold onto that statue and the one he had...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:00 AM
His is a name that has appeared in this publication's pages hundreds of times — as an author and as a subject. It's a name that calls up notions of the Latino struggle for civil rights and the radical Chicano movement in Los Angeles.
It's also a...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 10:38 PM
The residence where Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman apparently had been hiding is a tidy, whitewashed house with spike-topped wrought iron fencing, a heavy metal door and blackened windows.
It sits across from a high school and is surrounded...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Pantelion has acquired U.S. distribution rights to "Cantinflas," the Spanish-language biopic about the iconic Mexican film actor and set an Aug. 29 release date.
The company has also acquired rights in Latin America, where it will work with partners...