Kennedy Center Honors to go to George Clooney, Gladys Knight (8)
29 minutes ago U2, Amy Grant, and Tanya Leon are also among those recognized for artistic achievements at Sunday night's gala. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington announced this year's honorees will include George Clooney and Gladys Knight. In addition to Clooney and Knight, Sunday night's Honors gala will fete singer-songwriter Amy Grant, composer and educator Tania Leon and the Irish
Colombia peace talks with leftist ELN rebels make progress (6)
December 04, 2022 Colombian President Gustavo Petro said peace talks had reached the first stage of agreement. - courtesy EPA BOGOTA - Peace talks between Colombia's government and the ELN rebel group have reached a first point of agreement, the country's president has said. President Gustavo Petro made the remarks during a visit to the province of Western Antioquia. Both sides have agreed that indigenous people displaced by the conflict
Dissident says Cuba regime has unleashed 'repressive fury' (4)
GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Dec 4, 2022 (BSS/AFP) - Trailblazing blogger Yoani Sanchez said Saturday the Cuban regime has hit any sign of discontent with "repressive fury" and warned that a new penal code seeks to stifle independent journalists. Sanchez, who lives in Havana, said a flareup of street protests in 2021 jolted Cuba's ruling party and led to strict controls. "Repressive fury was unleashed.
Cuba's 'Nueva Trova' music movement named as part of cultural heritage (3)
1 hour ago In this file photo Cuban singer Silvio Rodriguez performs in the Zocalo square in Mexico City. - AFP Cuban cultural authorities have declared the musical movement known as Nueva Trova, a folk-music genre melding poetry and progressive politics, to be part of the nation's cultural heritage, the official newspaper Granma reported Saturday.
Knights near 3-peat (4)
Photograph by Rio Deluvio for the Daily Tribune @tribunephl_rio WILL Gozum of College of Saint Benilde loses the ball off a defensive effort by Brent Paraiso of Letran College in Game 1 of their Season 98 NCAA men's basketball tournament best-of-three finals series. By Ivan Suing 23 mins ago Seasoned Letran College delivered a masterclass on how to compete at the big stage when it pulled off an 81-75 victory over College of Saint Benilde
The 120th birth anniversary of painter Wifredo Lam stands out in Cuba (2)
By: PL 4 December 2022 The Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center convened a colloquium on December 8, in homage to the 120th anniversary of the birth of that prominent Cuban painter, reported a statement from the institution. As part of the celebrations, the center will publish from its official website passages from the life and work of the artist, who introduced the culture of African origin in the plastic arts of the Antillean island, in
Hans Magnus Enzensberger, leading light in German letters, dies at 93 (1)
Poet, essayist, journalist and social critic, he held wide influence among a postwar literary generation with works as intellectual as they were political. by Melissa Eddy BERLIN.- Hans Magnus Enzensberger, a poet, essayist, playwright, journalist, editor and translator whose wide-ranging intellect and writings resonated among West Germany's postwar literary generation, died Nov.