Semana Santa parades The holy week and its madness continue, with parades and pseudo-crucifixions and Easter egg hunts on Sunday. Marley The prophet of reggae music Bob Marley has his own documentary debuting this week in Costa Rica. The film has received rave reviews, and of course features a large chunk of Marley’s discography including hits like “Redemption Song”, […]
The captain was not at the helm of the South Korean ferry that capsized two days ago, investigators said Friday, as anger spread over stalled rescue efforts for hundreds of missing passengers trapped by the submerged vessel.
Gabriel García Márquez, the Nobel-winning Colombian author who popularized the concept of “magical realism” and told epic stories of love, family and dictatorship in Latin America, died Thursday at the age of 87.
Even a deeply religious holiday like Easter is not completely free of mischief. Saturday, the night before Easter, marks the traditional “Burning of Judas” where Catholics set flame to effigies of Judas Iscariot, the apostle who betrayed Jesus and led to his crucifixion.