November 2013



Elena Poniatowska

Arts: Elena Poniatowska wins Miguel de Cervantes Prize

Elena Poniatowska wins Miguel de Cervantes Prize; New bilingual edition of Neruda’s odes published; Preparations underway for Viva Perú in Mexico City Elena Poniatowska wins Miguel de Cervantes Prize The Mexican author…


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Arts: Santiago’s Municipal Theatre damaged in fire

Santiago’s Municipal Theatre damaged in fire; Goya Prize shortlist announced; 3rd Bienal de Arte Joven held in Buenos Aires Santiago’s Municipal Theatre damaged in fire The Municipal Theatre in Santiago, Chile, has…












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Peru: Fujimori’s trial drama continues

Fujimori’s trial drama continues; Lima holds 7th international conference for women entrepreneurs; ‘Plan Hope’ to establish universal healthcare system One of Peru’s  most controversial ex-presidents, Alberto Fujimori, has lost privilege to use…




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Arts: Cuba closes privately-run cinemas

Cuba orders closure of privately-run cinemas; Buenos Aires Photo 2013 opens; Alberto Fuguet releases new book Cuba orders closure of privately-run cinemas In a notice published in the Cuban national newspapers Granma…