| May 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Pantelion has acquired U.S. distribution rights to "Cantinflas," the Spanish-language biopic about the iconic Mexican film actor and set an Aug. 29 release date.
The company has also acquired rights in Latin America, where it will work with partners...
| May 4, 2014
In 1973, Queta Rodriguez traveled from her home in Mexico City for a yearlong visit with her uncle in New York City. She tagged along with her uncle's buddy to a French class, which was as much a social gathering as language course.
There, Queta met Ron...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Mexican author, journalist and essayist Federico Campbell, 72, died Saturday in a Mexico City hospital, according to a statement from the National Institute of Fine Arts.
No cause was disclosed but, citing an interview with the author's son Federico...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:15 PM
MEXICO CITY — The Pepsi Centre, a cavernous arena that's typically hosting concerts and sports events, might not be the obvious pick for the world premiere of "Noah," Darren Aronofsky's dramatization of the biblical flood story.
But if "Noah" can'...
| Apr 25, 2014
In late summer of 1974, I was reading "One Hundred of Years of Solitude" in an apartment that felt like solitude. I didn't have much in the way of furniture — bed, stove, noisy refrigerator. I would soon be off to graduate school, stripped of...
| Mar 23, 2014
| 4:41 PM
WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew will undergo outpatient surgery to treat a benign enlarged prostate and will be sidelined for about a week, a department spokeswoman said Sunday.
Lew, 58, will have the procedure Tuesday in New York and...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:03 AM
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is typically reticent to discuss any topic with the media, but the one subject he has always made completely off-limits was how he escaped from Cuba.
And apparently with excellent reason.
An exclusive story in Los...
| Apr 27, 2014
The first time I met Gabriel García Márquez, then an unknown writer in Mexico, was on July 6, 1962, in the office of the producer of Luis Buñuel's movie "Viridiana." I remember the date well because after noticing the headline, Gabo asked to borrow the...
| 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...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The seizure of a phone belonging to the son of Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman's deputy at the U.S.-Mexico border was an important break in the operation that led to the drug lord's capture, a senior U.S. law enforcement official said on Sunday.
Guzman, who long...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman won a temporary injunction to block his extradition to the United States where he faces narcotics and arms trafficking charges, a federal judge ruled on Tuesday.
Guzman, who was Mexico's most wanted criminal...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:02 PM
The mayor of Lazaro Cardenas, a major commercial port city in Mexico’s troubled Michoacan state, has been arrested and accused of kidnapping, extortion and links to organized crime, officials said Monday.
The arrest of Arquimides Oseguera was part...