| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:31 PM
LIMA, Peru -- The United Nations' announcement that Peru last year surpassed Colombia in growing coca, the raw material for cocaine, highlights concerns about the Peruvian government’s ability to fight drug mafias and offer farmers alternatives,...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:30 AM
SAN SEBASTIAN -- Closing a U.S. deal with Sam Goldwyn Films for the U.S., which was 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 territories...
| 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 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...
| Sep 18, 2013
I'm always drawn to a place that cooks with wood — for pizza, steak, chicken — anything. During recent trips to Chile and Peru, the aroma of wood cooking fires captivated our culinary imaginations. A wood-fired rotisserie filled with golden...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Archaeologists have discovered a hidden tomb of the Wari, a monument from an early civilization that predated the Inca, nestled in a site 175 miles north of Lima, Peru. The funerary chamber, ensconced in a stepped pyramid, had been filled with more than...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:12 PM
SANTIAGO, Chile — Simply eating in Santiago is enough to make me want to return to the Chilean capital: I want to feel the seismic jolt from a cocktail called the Earthquake, succumb to deathly rich cookies and knots of sweet fried dough called...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Americans know different European countries specialize in different foods — pasta from Italy, sausages from Germany, sauces from France, fish and chips from Great Britain.
The same is true of countries in Central America and South America, said...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Judging from the Miami Herald's latest headlines, home prices in Miami keep soaring and tourists from Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela keep flooding this city thanks to their countries' strong currencies. The big question is how much longer the fiesta will...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:29 PM
LIMA, Peru -- The killing in southern Peru of the two top military commanders of the Maoist rebel group Shining Path, which has reemerged as a major trafficker of narcotics, may force it to reorganize, analysts and officials say.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:11 AM
Freddy Smalls' Summertime Backyard BBQ takes place Aug. 18. in the West L.A. gastropub's back parking lot. It's $45 for an all-you-can-eat menu of beer-steamed Maryland blue crab, smoked Mary's chickens, grilled tri-tip with Texas toast and chimichurri,...