Colombia’s ELN guerrillas declare unilateral cease-fire amid coronavirus

BOGOTA (Reuters) – The National Liberation Army (ELN), the largest active guerrilla group in Colombia, will observe a unilateral cease-fire for one month from April 1 in an effort... Read more »

Brazilian rapper warns of coronavirus danger in Brazil’s slums

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian rapper MV Bill added his voice to a chorus of criticism of President Jair Bolsonaro for downplaying the gravity of the new coronavirus... Read more »

Coronavirus strands Peruvian singer in Finnish Arctic

ROVANIEMI, Finland (Reuters) – When Peruvian musician Victor Alarcon set out on his dream trip to shoot a music video in the Finnish Arctic for his single called ‘Aurora... Read more »

Film narrated by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, to be released on April 3: Disney

LONDON (Reuters) – A film narrated by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, will be available to watch from April 3, Disney said on Thursday, marking her first job since she... Read more »

Spielberg-produced Amazon mini-series in Mexico put on hold over coronavirus: letter

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The filming in Mexico of a big budget Steven Spielberg-produced Amazon mini-series, starring Spanish actor Javier Bardem, has been suspended due to concerns about the... Read more »

Mexico’s Guadalajara film festival postponed on coronavirus concerns

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The Guadalajara International Film Festival, set to kick off in Mexico’s second biggest city late next week, will be postponed until further notice due to... Read more »

Investors dump equities, bonds as coronavirus spooks markets, BofA says

A trader works on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., March 5, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly LONDON (Reuters) – Investors pulled out... Read more »

Private investment funds in Colombia have $5 billion ready to invest

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Private investment funds operating in Colombia have around $5 billion available to invest in projects in the Andean country, the investors’ guild president said Thursday. Private... Read more »

Berlinale study of slavery unearths the roots of modern Brazil

BERLIN (Reuters) – Making films in a bitterly divided Brazil that is increasingly hostile to artistic freedom is an act of resistance in itself, the maker of a new... Read more »

Knightley says film ‘Misbehaviour’ highlights battle for equality

FILE PHOTO: Actor Keira Knightley looks on as she attends the European premiere of “Official Secrets” at the BFI London Film Festival 2019, in London, Britain, October 10, 2019.... Read more »