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  • Gustavo Dudamel and the L.A. Phil start things in Caracas

     
    Mark Swed reports on the first of Gustavo Dudamel's concerts with the Los Angeles Philharmonic in Caracas. This marks the first visit by a major orchestra to Venezuela in more than two decades....
  • Left, right or center? Mexican political brand names explained

     
    As the July presidential election nears, watchers of world news are sure to be hearing much more about the PAN, its candidate Josefina Vazquez Mota, and her main rivals, Enrique Peña Nieto of the party known as PRI, and Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of...
  • The five people trying to unseat Hugo Chavez

     
    Venezuelans who are unhappy with Hugo Chavez go to the polls Sunday to decide who will try to unseat him. Five people are competing to take on the mercurial leftist president of Venezuela. Who are they?...
  • Why Argentina, Britain and Sean Penn care about the Falklands

     
    The fury over the Falkland Islands can seem strange to outsiders and even to Argentines and Brits themselves. Argentine writer Jose Luis Borges once described the Falklands conflict as “a fight between two bald men over a comb.”...
  • Venezuelan presidential campaign already heating up

     
    Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez wasted little time in slamming Henrique Capriles, his main opponent in October's presidential election, as an unpatriotic tool of capitalism and the "Yanquis."...
  • Guatemalan leader says he'd consider decriminalizing drugs

     
    Guatemalan President Otto Perez said he'd consider drug legalization as an answer to his country's violence....
  • By the numbers: Venezuela and President Hugo Chavez

     
    Longtime Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez will face Miranda state governor Henrique Capriles in October in a presidential election that will decide whether Chavez can stay in power after 13 years in office. The campaign is likely to focus on how the South...
  • 'The Good Wife' recap: Will says goodbye ... for now

     
    "The Good Wife": Sunday night marked the dawn of a new era on "The Good Wife," as Will, Alicia's boss and former make-out partner, voluntarily accepted a six-month suspension from the law....
  • Caracas diary: L.A. Phil musicians get to know the Venezuelans

     
    Well before the Los Angeles Philharmonic packed for its 10-day tour to Caracas, Venezuela, music director Gustavo Dudamel said that his mission was to show off his orchestra to his home country. And yes, the audiences have been indefatigably enthusiastic....
  • Jewish groups urge Chavez to denounce 'anti-Semitic' attack

     
    Jewish human rights organizations urged Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Friday to denounce an “anti-Semitic” attack on his political opponent Henrique Capriles....
  • Venezuela's Chavez has surgery in Cuba; no word on cancer spread

     
    Venezuela disclosed that President Hugo Chavez has undergone surgery in Cuba but did not say whether doctors had found evidence that his cancer had spread....
  • Wilson Ramos sheds a few tears, gives thanks for dramatic rescue

     
    Wilson Ramos and law enforcement reveal the details of his kidnapping. The Washington Nationals' Wilson Ramos says he's thankful to be alive....