| Jan 2, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Rafael Bernal, born in 1915 in Mexico City, doesn't come to mind when one thinks of great detective novelists of the 1960s. There is little about him on the Internet in English, and none of his other novels, plays, story collections or histories have been...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 11:45 AM
LIMA, Peru -- A territorial dispute between Chile and Peru ended Monday with an international court awarding Peru a triangle of Pacific Ocean territory covering thousands of square miles rich in fishing and other natural resources.
Peru filed the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:20 AM
With climate disruption increasingly affecting Maryland's priceless environmental treasures, it's time the federal government stopped bargaining with our natural resources and started protecting our future as it looks to import and export more resources...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Although there's no "Pardon Our Dust" sign adorning the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Wilshire Boulevard headquarters, even the casual observer will have noticed that the Academy has spent the past few years engaged in an extensive and...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Argentine shingle Nomad VFX and Guido Rud's sales-financing company FilmSharks Intl. have entered a strategic partnership for the latter to handle worldwide sales of Nomad's upcoming English-language sci-fi/fantasy thrillers.
Pact launches with $20...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 11:00 AM
The most memorable magic in Daniel Alarcon's engaging and illuminating new novel, "At Night We Walk in Circles," comes when his three main characters, all actors, perform on various stages in their impoverished but beautiful country.
Nelson, Henry and...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:47 AM
LIMA, Peru — The Peruvian government has promised to investigate charges by an environmental group that the out-of-control slaughter of dolphins in Pacific coastal waters has put the ocean mammal at risk.
At least 15,000 dolphins are being...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:30 AM
San Sebastian's Europe-Latin America Co-production Forum -- now in its second edition -- has strengthened the fest's status as a key launchpad for Latin American arthouse film projects with crossover ambitions.
Victoria Galardi's femme friendship dramedy...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 5:25 PM
MEXICO CITY — Fifty-one people, including 14 children, were killed when a vehicle plunged off of a mountain road in southeast Peru and fell more than 650 feet, local news media reported.
According to the Peruvian newspaper El Comercio, the vehicle...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Last week: What a week for news! IBM eliminating medical benefits for retirees as they will now be eligible for the health care exchanges sounded the bell that health care reforms are starting to be implemented and the effects are coming in ways people...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:30 AM
SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain -- Closing a U.S. deal with Samuel Goldwyn Films for the U.S. in an agreement announced Monday, France's Pyramide Intl. has also rolled out sales on Lucia Puenzo's "Wakolda," which played San Sebastian's Horizontes Latinos, to over 30...