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  • Former defense minister Santos dominates in Colombia election

     
    Santos fell just short of achieveing a simple majority so a run-off is set June 20. But with the margin between the two top vote-getters so wide, analysts are predicting an eventual win for Santos. The question now is, Why were the polls so off?...
  • Wiesenthal Center World Week for Peace In Palestine

     
    The World Council of Church's plans for a week-long conference on peace in Palestine from May 29-June 4 at its headquarters in Geneva has drawn the ire of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, one of the largest international Jewish human rights organizations....
  • World Cup: Maradona praised by the left

     
    Venezuela doesn't have a team in this World Cup, but that doesn't mean people aren't following it at home. Very important people. President Hugo Chavez pushed back his daily address to the nation so the country could watch Argentina play......
  • Open letter to Sean Penn: Maria Conchita Alonso calls Hugo Chavez 'a dictator'

     
    Maria Conchita Alonso had something to say after Sean Penn's comments about Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez....
  • Santos wins: A vote for continuity in Colombia

     
    The presidency of Colombia for the next four years is in the hands of Juan Manuel Santos. The former defense minister defeated Antanas Mockus by a margin of more than 40% in Colombia's presidential runoff on Sunday, Chris Kraul reports in The Times....
  • Will having Michael Moore on the academy board wreak havoc for the Oscars?

     
    I don't know exactly what they're smoking over at the once staid motion picture academy, but, boy, have they been shedding their image as Hollywood's most resistant-to-change institution. First they actually hired a TV producer to produce a TV show.......
  • Oliver Stone–an exclusive interview

     
    Oliver Stone is one of those people in film that you always grab the chance to talk to. Agree or disagree with his politics, the angle of attack of his films, he's a fascinating brain to pick and one of the undisputed masters of his trade. I put him right...
  • Latin America Digest: Cuba, Venezuela and Guatemala

     
    TODAY'S ONE-LINE NEWS BRIEFS: Havana -- Cuba has accused Chilean businessman Max Marambio, a former close friend of Fidel Castro, of bribery, fraud and other crimes, and summoned him to appear before investigators in a high-profile corruption case,...
  • Alejandro Sanz plans to score for art, not politics, on his U.S. tour

     
    Alejandro Sanz was on the phone, spilling out his thoughts about a subject close to his soul. Flamenco music? Human rights? Nope. The Spanish pop idol was critiquing his homeland's fitfully brilliant but erratic performance in its opening match of......
  • Brand X Files: Mel Gibson vs. 'James Bond.' GOP's fiscal nihilism. Man stabbed at Comic-Con.

     
    Radar posts seventh twisted Mel Gibson rant: More of the same, but this rant vents jealous rage over Oksana's ex, former Jamer Bond actor Timothy Dalton. The hits just keep coming! (Radar)The 'Groucho Marx' plant: Corpse flower that smells of death...
  • Oliver Stone has apologized for his anti-Semitic rant, but is the damage already done?

     
    It's such a quintessentially American thing to do that I'm surprised that someone hasn't already engraved it on our $20 bills: If you shoot off your mouth and hurl stupid insults at innocent people, the best thing to do is......
  • Purists bemoan 'Carnaval Inc.'

    This evening, millions will tune in to a world-famous spectacle involving carefully choreographed moves, intense competition and fanatical spectators. Viewers will largely put aside their complaints that it has lost its authenticity and become beholden to...