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  • Guitar great De Lucia honoured at political Latin Grammys

    November 22, 2014

    AFPLAS VEGASLate guitar great Paco de Lucia and superstar Enrique Iglesias won top prizes Thursday at the Latin Grammys, which took a political edge as artists cheered President Barack Obama’s plan to help immigrants.The top award night for the Spanish- and Portuguese-language music industry paid homage to De Lucia, a Spanish legend of the ...

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  • Honduras buries slain Miss World contestant

    November 22, 2014

    AFPSANTA BARBARAA shaken Honduras buried its Miss World contestant and her sister Thursday, after the latter’s boyfriend shot them in a jealous rage, according to police and media reports.Mourners sobbed as coffins holding the remains of Miss Honduras, 19-year-old Maria Jose Alvarado, and her sister Sofia Trinidad Alvarado, 23, were lowered ...

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  • UN blasts Thai junta for Hunger Games detentions

    November 22, 2014

    AFPBANGKOKThe United Nations criticised Thailand’s junta for detaining people caught throwing a three-fingered protest salute inspired by ‘The Hunger Games’ movies, as the prime minister warned that people using the defiant gesture could ‘jeopardise their future’. The salute has become the unofficial symbol of ...

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