President Hugo Chavez declares his government was claiming a stake in the opposition-leaning web
Anna Marie de la Fuente
Guillermo Zuloaga, owner of Venezuela's 24-hour news web Globovision, is mulling the possibility of seeking asylum in the U.S., where he and his son and business partner are now living in exile.
Brazil's film industry will have a beachhead in Los Angeles through the new Brazilian Film Network, a full-service advocacy and consulting firm.
Webs across the Americas saw record-busting ratings as their respective country's soccer teams moved closer to the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup.
Ecuador's state-owned TC Television has dropped Colombian telenovela "Rosario Tijeras" a month after its debut on May 17, citing its violent content.
And then there was one.
Colombia is hosting the inaugural Bogota Audiovisual Market from July 7-9 to drum up more international biz for the local industry.
Despite a PR and marketing blitz, Oliver Stone's documentary has sunk like a rock at the Venezuelan box office.
Eva Longoria Parker and Christian Slater have boarded the magic realist Latino comedy "Without Men," helmed by L.A.-based Argentine helmer-scribe Gabriela Tagliavini.
Whether trying to uphold the hand-drawn tradition or scrambling to join the stereoscopic 3D bandwagon, business is booming at animation outfits around the world
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Frozen1Daily: $2.5M Cumulative: $138.8M Disney 20.11%
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Daily: $588,587 Cumulative: $6.3M Relativity Media 17.52%