"We Are One (Ole Ola)" will debut at the opening ceremony in Sao Paulo in June
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Sunday 08 August 2010
Friday 06 August 2010
Haitian hip-hop star Wyclef Jean registered as a presidential contender yesterday, in a move into politics that generated an outburst of popular enthusiasm in his poor, earthquake-ravaged homeland.
Saturday 31 July 2010
The Aymara priest who blessed the Bolivian President Evo Morales at his inauguration ceremony has been arrested in possession of 240kg of cocaine.
Friday 30 July 2010
It wasn't all bad news for Jan Brewer, the hard-knuckle governor of Arizona who has taken ownership of the state's attempt to crack down on illegal immigration, and therefore managed to turn herself into one of the best-known players in a snowballing political debate that has polarised America.
Friday 30 July 2010
Boy Blue Entertainment's new show, Over the Edge, goes from Tube train commuters to alien abduction, in a series of sketches linked by a hip-hop beat. It is the follow-up to Pied Piper, which won awards for its street- dance retelling of the story of the rats of Hamelin.
Friday 23 July 2010
US officials working with Colombian authorities said yesterday that they had arrested eight alleged drug traffickers and seized more than $100m-worth of cocaine.
Wednesday 21 July 2010
The bicentennial anniversary of Colombia’s independence marks the uprising of 1810 against Spanish officials in Bogotá.
Tuesday 20 July 2010
The first record I bought was...
Earth, Wind & Fire - Greatest Hits Volume 1 on cassette. It was originally for my sister but i stole it back
Sunday 18 July 2010
Although the Climbers predate the Leisure Society (with whom they share musicians Christian Hardy and Nick Hemming), if you're going to take six years to make a record – as songwriter Tim West has – you're going to pay the price.
Friday 16 July 2010
This first full-length work by Hofesh Shechter is driven by the beat. Dancers lope and stamp through folk-inflected steps, picked out by spotlights or vanishing into blackness. Shechter adds winding Eastern lines, thunderous drums and electric guitar, but it's the drumbeat that powers this dance.
Tuesday 13 July 2010
Colombian forces have killed 12 leftist rebels in an attack on a unit assigned to protect the top guerrilla leader, punctuating a bloody weekend that left another 14 people dead around the country.
Monday 12 July 2010
Sunday 11 July 2010
Saturday 10 July 2010
Ingrid Betancourt, the Colombian politician who was held hostage by rebels for more than six years before being rescued by the army, has sued the state over her kidnapping.
Friday 09 July 2010
With Maya, M.I.A. brings to her music the same provocative facility she demonstrated recently with the "truffle kerfuffle" dispute with New York Times's Lynn Hirschberg, and the YouTube-banned video for "Born Free", featuring graphic ethnic cleansing of gingers.
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