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  • Heineken TransAtlantic Festival el 4-5 de abril en Miami Beach

    Heineken TransAtlantic Festival el 4-5 de abril en Miami Beach
    En su duodécimo edición, el festival Heineken TransAtlantic se ha convertido es una de las citas más importantes de World Music en el sur de Florida. Presentado por el Rhythm Foundation, el encuentro de dos días reúne a grupos musicales de Estados Unidos,...
  • Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou to visit L.A.'s Chinatown today

    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou to visit L.A.'s Chinatown today
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou is expected to arrive Tuesday afternoon in L.A.'s Chinatown to greet supporters and visit local Chinese community associations. The public appearance, unusual for a leader of Taiwan, is a sign of the country's...
  • Taiwanese president greets supporters during Chinatown visit

    Taiwanese president greets supporters during Chinatown visit
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou was greeted in Los Angeles Chinatown on Tuesday by lion dancers and hundreds of flag-waving supporters. The public appearance, unusual for a leader of Taiwan, was a sign of the country's improving relationship with the...
  • Hundreds greet Taiwanese president in L.A. Chinatown visit

    Hundreds greet Taiwanese president in L.A. Chinatown visit
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou greeted hundreds of flag-waving supporters in Los Angeles' Chinatown on Tuesday, an unusual public appearance on American soil that was a sign of the island's improving relationship with China. Ma was on his way home...
  • Berlin Competish Pic 'History of Fear' Among New Doha Film Institute Grant Recipients

    Argentinian first-time helmer Benjamin Naishtat's drama "History of Fear," which world preemed Sunday in the Berlin competish, is among twenty recipients of the Doha Film Institute's new first global grants program. The DFI's new film fund, first...
  • Analogies don't work with grammar and names

    A colleague has sent me an email recounting one of those interminable but sterile discussions that the Internet has enabled, this one about Ukraine vs. the Ukraine.  Let's get that out of the way first. The country calls itself Ukraine, which gives...
  • South Africa struggles to live up to Nelson Mandela's legacy

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Nelson Mandela didn't coin the term "Rainbow Nation" or the phrase "Proudly South African." But the optimism, determination and compassion of the country at its best owed everything to him. In recent years, however,...
  • Pope Francis looks past Europe, U.S., for new cardinals

    ROME -- Pope Francis named 19 new cardinals Sunday, including a bishop from Haiti and an archbishop from Burkina Faso, a choice the Vatican said showed Francis’ determination to focus on the poor. Overall, the pope’s first batch of...
  • Military interventions rarely fulfill their goals

    PARIS -- Military interventions by powerful nations into lesser ones, such as now continues in Mali (and Afghanistan), and is being urged by many into the Syrian civil war, are inherently reckless since even the most powerful states can have the whole...
  • L.A. Fashion Week: Amabelle Aguiluz and Rose La Grua reviews

    L.A. Fashion Week: Amabelle Aguiluz and Rose La Grua reviews
    The Los Angeles Fashion Council kicked off its second day at the Grove shopping center with a pair of runway shows by the winners of its recent Open Runway competition (for "brand-new and barely emerging designers"), Amabelle Aguiluz and Rose La Grua....
  • International court excuses Kenyan president from most of his trial

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Almost a week after the African Union called for the International Criminal Court to delay its prosecution of Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta,  the judicial body responded by excusing Kenyatta from having to be in court for...