Death of Brazilian singer shines spotlight on mainstream's cultural disconnect

As millions on social media mourned death of Cristiano Araújo, some in media expressed a mixture of bewilderment and disdain at the outpouring of grief.

Miss Universe defends keeping crown despite Trump row

The reigning Miss Universe defends keeping her crown despite a row between the pageant owner Donald Trump and her home country Colombia.

Yes, we Cannes!

If you asked most people about the front-runners in movie making for the last 50 years, I very much doubt that they would mention Colombia. 

Ricky Martin Wants to Record a Disc with Juanes

When Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin presented his latest album in Bogota entitled “A Quien Quiera Escuchar,” he said he was very interested in recording a disc with Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes.

If not for "Birdman," the 2015 Oscars would have had 0 Latin American winners

Latin American faces were few and far between at last night’s Oscars ceremony, but a few winners stood out in the crowd — nearly all of them from Mexico.

Latino Filmmakers Oscar's Nominations

We’re still getting over our Golden Globes hangover (hey, live-tweeting our kudos and “hell, no’s!” is serious business), but we’ve just had a little hair of the dog: the 2015 Academy Award nominations have been announced. 

Latin American Influence in the USA

During the first decade of the 21st century we have witnessed a considerable growth of the Hispanic culture in the United States.

Benicio del Toro to Receive Prize, Screen Film at Havana Festival


_It_s hard to put into words what it means to me that a festival with such a high quality and history like this...

Carlos Santana - The Universal Tone

A 10-time Grammy winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, in the realm of guitar legends, Santana stands alone.This ev...

Enrique Iglesias, Calle 13 Own Latin Grammys


Iglesias accepted his awards from Paris, where he was tour. "Bailando" also won best urban song and performance...

Charly and Fito pay homage to Cerati


Charly Garc__a and Fito P__ez led the parade of musicians who recorded today a tribute to the former leader of ...

Shakira puts music career on hold to focus on _family and belly_

The Colombian singer is expected to launch a collection of toys, a new album in Spanish and go on a world tour but no...

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies aged 82


De la Renta, who most recently designed Amal Clooney's wedding dress, was diagnosed with cancer in 2006.
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Colombian Movie to Compete in Tokyo Film Festival


The Colombian-French-Argentinean-German co-production, that won the Special Jury Prize at the Locarno Internati...

Gustavo Cerati, a South Americam Star

The cause was respiratory failure, his doctors said. Mr. Cerati had suffered a stroke in Caracas, Venezuela, followin...

Miley Cyrus gig banned in Dominican Republic over morals


She was scheduled to perform in Santo Domingo on 13 September.

Authorities say they have stopped the...

Shakira hit song Loca 'broke copyright laws'

Judge Alvin Hellerstein said Shakira's Spanish-language version of Loca in 2010 had infringed on a song by Dominican ...

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