| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:52 PM
Soccer has a rich history in Mexico and an ardent fan base in Mexico City. As far back as 1400 BC, Mesoamericans were playing ballgames. Mayas, Aztecs, Olmecs and others held team competitions in stone ball courts. The goal was to hit a heavy ball through...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:54 PM
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...
| Apr 29, 2014
To some, Sean Astin is known as Patty Duke's little boy. But for moviegoers who grew up with him, the 43-year-old actor is little Mikey from "The Goonies" or the plucky star of "Rudy." And with his portrayal of Samwise Gamgee in "The Lord of the Rings"...
| Apr 18, 2014
A warehouse built by onetime Chicago merchant Montgomery Ward & Co. is now home to the sleekly chic U.S. headquarters of an imported corporate citizen: Britain-based vacuum cleaner-maker Dyson.
The company that made an everyday household appliance hot...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:02 PM
The Orlando Magic will not play outside the U.S. or Canada during the 2014-15 regular season despite the team’s request to do so.
Today, league officials announced their entire Global Games regular-season schedule, and the Magic aren’t on...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Andrew Corkin's New York-based Uncorked Productions has boarded Miami-set thriller "Yamaha 300," the second U.S. film from Jorge Michel Grau.
Grau's feature debut, the Wild Bunch-sold cannibal family drama "Somos lo que hay," is regarded as a high point...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Fabricio Werdum believes versatility was the key to his victory over Travis Browne in Orlando.
He told MMAFighting.com he was proud of the way he dominated Browne for five rounds on April 19, but it was tougher than it may have appeared.
| May 15, 2014
| 2:40 PM
New York, that city of bohemian encounters, has a special place in the history of Spanish-language literature. José Martí, Cuba's national poet, lived for a time in New York. So did the poet and playwright Federico García Lorca, who penned "Poeta en Nueva...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:30 PM
In a year when one Mexican movie, Eugenio Derbez's "Instructions Not Included," finally cracked the U.S. Latino market, and two titles -- Gary Alazraki's "We Are the Nobles" and "Instructions" -- raked in a combined 940.6 million pesos ($71.6 million)...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:18 PM
After 17 months in office, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto's bubble has burst, but no one seems to have noticed. U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry should use his visit to Mexico City this week to radically rethink policy toward this important...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Ruben Salazar, who wrote for the Los Angeles Times from 1959 until his death in 1970, when he was shot with a tear gas shell as he sat in an East Los Angeles bar while a demonstration became a riot outside, is the subject of a new documentary, "Ruben...