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Colombian singers Shakira, right, and Carlos Vives, background, arrive at court in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Shakira and Vives have previously rejected allegations made by a Cuban-born singer and producer that they had plagiarized his work in their award-winning music hit "La Bicicleta". (AP Photo)
March 27, 2019 - 3:33 am
MADRID (AP) — Colombian singers Shakira and Carlos Vives have appeared in a Madrid court to answer allegations by a Cuban-born singer and producer that they plagiarized his work in their award-winning hit "La Bicicleta". Shakira smiled as she entered the court in downtown Madrid on Wednesday. She...
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In this March 11, 1982 photo, from left, Jan Cornelius Kuiper, director, Koos Koster, producer, Johannes Willemsen, cameraman, and Hans ter Laan, soundman walk north of the capital, San Salvador, days before they were killed in El Salvador. Calls are mounting for Col. Mario Reyes Mena, a former Salvadoran army colonel, to be brought to justice for the killings. (AP Photo)
March 25, 2019 - 7:01 pm
It was 1982, the height of the civil war in El Salvador. Four Dutch TV journalists had linked up with leftist rebels near the town of El Paraiso, which has an army base on its outskirts. Planning to spend several days behind rebel lines, the newsmen hoisted rucksacks onto their backs and, carrying...
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February 22, 2019 - 6:18 pm
CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Venezuela's foreign minister says about 60 countries have backed its campaign to promote the U.N. Charter's principles of non-interference in a nation's internal affairs and opposition to threats to...
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FILE - In this Nov. 2, 2016 file photo, Charley Pride performs "Kiss An Angel Good Morning" at the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Pride finds himself in the spotlight with two upcoming PBS projects: "Country Music," Ken Burns' film on the genre's evolution and the people who created it, and "Charley Pride: I'm Just Me," airing as part of the American Masters series on Feb. 22, 2019. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
February 01, 2019 - 8:12 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. PRIDE'S STORY Paging Terrence Howard. Charley Pride still wants the actor to play him in a movie of the country...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2018 file photo, Bad Bunny arrives at the Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP, File)
December 24, 2018 - 2:44 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Bad Bunny has a very special Christmas present for his fans: his first album with 13 new songs, including his new single "Solo De Mi." The album, released Monday, is titled "X 100PRE." This year Bad Bunny dominated the Latin music charts with hits like "MIA" with Drake, "El Baño...
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Polish teenagers stage a protest in the U.N. climate conference venue on the last days of talks to urge negotiators from almost 200 countries to reach an agreement on ways of keeping global warming in check in Katowice, Poland, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
December 14, 2018 - 12:19 pm
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. climate meeting (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Countries have agreed that Chile will host next year's U.N. climate summit. Delegates at this year's talks in Poland agreed Friday that the South American nation will stage the meeting after Brazil dropped...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, Shakira performs at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, Spanish prosecutors charged the Colombian singer with tax evasion on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012 and 2014. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)
December 14, 2018 - 10:34 am
MADRID (AP) — Spanish prosecutors have charged pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012 and 2014. The Colombian singer denied the charges. The charges published Friday allege that Shakira listed the Bahamas as her...
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Jorge Drexler poses in the press room with the awards for best singer-songwriter album for "Salvavidas De Hielo," song of the year and record of the year for "Telefonia" at the Latin Grammy Awards on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP)
November 15, 2018 - 10:15 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Uruguayan Jorge Drexler owned the Latin Grammys on Thursday, picking up three awards including song and record of the year for "Telefonia" at a ceremony where other stars used their platform to promote messages of unity and justice. Drexler also won best singer-songwriter album...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2018 file photo, J Balvin appears at the Billboard Latin Music Awards in Las Vegas. The Latin Recording Academy announced Monday that J Balvin, who leads Latin Grammy nominations this year with eight nods, will perform at the awards ceremony on November 15 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP, File)
November 15, 2018 - 11:25 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — J Balvin has everything to gain at this year's Latin Grammy Awards. The Colombian reggaeton star leads all nominees ahead of Thursday's ceremony with eight nods, including two for record of the year, one for album of the year and another for his hit version of "Mi Gente" with Willy...
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Juan Calleros, from left, Fher Olvera and Alex Gonzalez, of Mana, perform at the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year gala honoring Mana at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
November 15, 2018 - 12:21 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mexican rock band Mana became the first group ever to be honored as the Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year Wednesday, when its four members were recognized during a star-studded tribute concert for their creative accomplishments and philanthropic efforts. Lead vocalist...
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