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  • PASSINGS: Johnny Preston, Lina Ron, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Jimmy Carnes

    PASSINGS: Johnny Preston, Lina Ron, Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Jimmy Carnes
    Johnny Preston Singer had No. 1 hit with 'Running Bear' Johnny Preston, 71, who had a No. 1 pop single in 1960 with "Running Bear," died Friday at a hospital in Beaumont, Texas, his son Scott told the Associated Press. The elder Preston had bypass...
  • Why so formal with the president?

    Why so formal with the president?
    American exceptionalism—which is fun to say (all those syllables!)—is grabbing some headlines this summer, thanks to the intersection of a heat-filled presidential campaign and a much-hyped, much-watched Olympics. We're devouring these Summer...
  • Mario Vargas Llosa: Reaction in Latin America turns on Nobel winner's political views

     
    Now that Mario Vargas Llosa has won the 2010 Nobel Prize in literature, an award seen as a victory for Spanish-language and Latin American letters, comes the backlash over the Peruvian author's politics. Vargas Llosa, 74, known for his novels such as "The...
  • Thousands mourn death of former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner

     
    Thousands of people filled the Plaza de Mayo as they lined up to pay their respects to former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner, whose body lay in state at the presidential palace Thursday, one day after his death from an apparent heart attack. Some...
  • New cables reveal frank U.S. views on Latin America, from Argentina to Venezuela

     
    The global fall-out over the leaked U.S. diplomatic cables continues to trickle into Latin America, where leaders are responding to a variety of disclosures that reveal frank opinions on governments with whom the United States has sometimes had tense...
  • Messy Mexican election reemerges in leaked cables

     
    The controversial 2006 presidential election that brought Felipe Calderon to power in Mexico reemerged in the secret U.S. diplomatic cables released this week, sparking a fresh controversy on Friday involving -- of all other world leaders -- Venezuelan...
  • Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega dubbed 'Chavez Mini-Me' in leaked U.S. cables

     
    The president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, has received almost $1 billion in aid from President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela -- sometimes in "suitcases full of cash" sent from Caracas -- a relationship that prompted a U.S. diplomat to dub Ortega a "Chavez...
  • Colombia's Alvaro Uribe reached out to rebels, rebels to the U.S., cables show

     
    Colombia's right-wing former president, Alvaro Uribe, sought contact in the final months of his term with the FARC guerrilla army in an effort to set "road maps" for new peace talks during the government of his successor, Juan Manuel Santos, leaked U.S....
  • Chile sought U.S. help over 'radicalized' Mapuche Indians

     
    The "increasingly radicalized" Mapuche Indians in Chile became a growing domestic concern for the government of former President Michelle Bachelet, new leaked U.S. diplomatic cables show, prompting Chile at one point to seek help from the United States in...
  • 2010 Year End -- Classical music

     
    It’s time again for that favorite year-end topic: the imminent demise of classical music as we know it and love it. You are deluded if you think otherwise. So what to do with the hundreds of millions of kids in......
  • Hillary Clinton and Hugo Chavez: the face of Obama's engagement

     
    Warm greetings all around between the Venezuelan president and the Democratic woman who would have been U.S. president....
  • El Sistema USA appears to be parting ways with New England Conservatory

     
    The Venezuelan music-education program known as El Sistema has garnered global attention thanks to Gustavo Dudamel, who received free music training under the system as a boy and has since risen to the top ranks of international conductors. In 2009,......