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San Sebastian Market Wrap, from a Robust Rebound to Johnny Depp, Buzz Titles, Deals and France Holding Sway

Blessed by largely clement weather, San Sebastian fairly hummed, as hundreds of industry execs sat down to talk face to face  – some, especially from Latin America, for the first time since February 2020. As at Venice, Latin American producers could talk on-site and with some degree of confidence about putting movies long in development […]
Tags: France, Global, Features, Festivals, Johnny Depp, Venice, San Sebastian Film Festival, Latin America, San Sebastian

Government Fund Heads from Latin America, Spain, Portugal to Meet in Buenos Aires During Ventana Sur (EXCLUSIVE)

Organized by the Cannes Festival and Market and Argentina’s INCAA film agency, this year’s Ventana Sur, the biggest film-TV event in Latin America, is rapidly gaining in critical mass. In one crucial development, INCAA president Luis Puenzo confirmed to Variety that Ventana Sur will coincide with the latest meetings of CAACI, the body of governmental audiovisual authorities […]
Tags: News, Global, Markets & Festivals, Festivals, Argentina, Ventana Sur, Latin America, Buenos Aires, Luis Puenzo, Incaa, Latin America Spain Portugal

On New Autocrats, Imitation and Flattery

 For the Balkinization symposium on Rosalind Dixon and David Landau, Abusive Constitutional Borrowing: Legal globalization and the subversion of liberal democracy (Oxford University Press, 2021).Kim Lane Scheppele            Oscar Wilde could well have been talking about a new generation of autocrats when he penned the aphorism that “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.”   Earlier generations of dictators toppled constitutional-democratic governments by ordering tanks into the streets.  ...
Tags: Supreme Court, China, Germany, Israel, Court, US, Thailand, Hungary, Poland, Venezuela, Ecuador, Latin America, Fiji, Rwanda, Branding, Guest Blogger

Papa John's: Fresh Soul x House of Papa

Papa John’s is putting good times back on the menu for people everywhere with its latest music-inspired global marketing campaign launching in the UK today. After taking fashion cues for its successful Papa X Cheddar campaign, Papa John’s has turned to music to launch its new Fresh Soul range - pizzas so packed full of big flavours that they make the soul sing again. The new global campaign created by Atomic, London and Highlight PR, is inspired by the universal power of music...
Tags: Asia, UK, London, Advertising, John, Latin America, Nme, Loz, Bagge, House of Papa, Shauni Jake Em

Airbus Sees LatAm Aviation Market at Pre-Pandemic Levels by 2024

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The aviation market in Latin America and the Caribbean should by early 2024 recover to the size it was before the...
Tags: Mexico, Airbus, Latin America, Caribbean, Reuters

Why Deliveries Are So Slow

Americans are habitually unattuned to the massive and profoundly human apparatus that brings us basically everything in our lives. Much of the country's pandemic response has treated us as somehow separate from the rest of the world and the challenges it endures, but unpredictably empty shelves, rising prices, and long waits are just more proof of how foolish that belief has always been. The Atlantic: When I called up Dan Hearsch, a managing director at the consulting firm AlixPartners who speci...
Tags: Asia, China, America, Tech, Walmart, Atlantic, Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States, Malaysia, Vietnam, Latin America, AlixPartners, Dan Hearsch, Hearsch

Latin America LGBTQI+ Panel at San Sebastian: Trends, Hurdles

Taking place inside a cool, concrete extension of the San Telmo Museum, a dedicated Basque cultural hub, the challenges facing LGBTQI+ cinema in Latin America was the subject an industry panel at San Sebastian International Film Festival. Participants included Patra Spanou of the eponymous German sales outfit, which handled sales for the homoerotic feature “El […]
Tags: Global, Festivals, San Sebastian Film Festival, Latin America, San Sebastian, Patra Spanou, San Telmo Museum, LGBTQI Panel

Covid live news: Delta ‘crippling’ Alaska’s health system; South Korea urges testing amid holiday surge fears

Alaska imposes crisis care standards on all hospitals; South Korean authorities urge people returning from holiday week to get testedEngland’s Covid travel rules spark outrage around the worldFDA approves Pfizer booster shots for Americans ages 65 and olderNew Zealanders could get Covid jab with fast-food fixSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.20am BST At the start of the pandemic, the UK government said that nobody should lose their home because of Covid. But an investigation by the Bureau...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, UK, England, Wales, India, Africa, Eu, World news, Alaska, Oxford, Delta, Pfizer, Latin America, Latin America Africa, Janssen

‘Camionero,’ ‘Daughter of Rage,’ ‘Carbon’ Win San Sebastian Forum, WIPs

Juan Marisé’s “Camionero,” Laura Baumeister’s “Daughter of Rage” and Ion Bors’ “Carbon” triumphed Wednesday at San Sebastian Festival’s prize ceremony for winners at its main industry competitions: the Europe-Latin America Co-production Forum and WIP Latin America and WIP Europa pix-in-post showcases. Also among victors were Juan Andrés Arango’s “Where the River Begins,” María Zanetti’s “Alemania,” […]
Tags: News, Awards, Global, Festivals, San Sebastian Film Festival, Latin America, Wip, San Sebastian Festival, Laura Baumeister, WIP Europa, Juan Marisé, Ion Bors, Europe Latin America Co, Juan Andrés Arango, María Zanetti

Covid live: transmission in England highest among 12- to 15-year-olds; Germany quarantine pay to end for unvaccinated

England’s chief medical officer says most 12-15 year olds in country could catch Covid; draft suggests Germany rules would come into force in October‘It’s scary’: record Covid absences cause concern in England’s schoolsArdern gambles as New Zealand Covid restrictions easedRiot police on Melbourne streets to prevent third day of protestsArgentina to lift almost all Covid restrictions as cases and deaths fall‘High alert’ warning as more than 100,000 pupils in England miss school 6.16pm BST As ...
Tags: England, Germany, US, America, Spain, World news, Joe Biden, New Zealand, Melbourne, Biden, Latin America, Caribbean, Saharan Africa, Pedro Sanchez, Southern Europe, Coronavirus

Michelin Guide California announces Bib Gourmand value restaurants

Think Michelin is all about fine dining from pricey menus? Think again. The Michelin Guide has a tradition of honoring restaurants that provide good value and its California edition announced Bib Gourmand recipients today, Sept. 22. There are 45 thrifty newcomers to choose from, even in upscale communities in Orange County, where six restaurants received recognition. Southern California’s list ranged from pit barbecue to Pakistani cuisine. “Bib Gourmand restaurants offer a full menu of a starter...
Tags: Drinks, Texas, California, Restaurants, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Pakistan, Brazil, Manhattan, Michelin, Orange County, Pacific, Pacific Coast Highway, Monrovia

Domesticating Constitutionalism

For the Balkinization symposium on Rosalind Dixon and David Landau, Abusive Constitutional Borrowing: Legal globalization and the subversion of liberal democracy (Oxford University Press, 2021). Samuel Issacharoff At first glance, the work of Ros Dixon and David Landau on constitutional borrowing appears to be centered on the role of constitutions and courts in securing or compromising democratic governance.  As such, it is an invaluable contribution to the growing literature on comparative c...
Tags: Russia, India, Hungary, Philippines, Chile, Poland, Pacific Rim, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Madison, Central America, Latin America, Bolivia, Branding, Eastern Europe, Guest Blogger

Coronavirus live news: Brazil health minister tests positive at UN; Australia could reopen borders ‘by Christmas’

Marcelo Quiroga tests positive after Jair Bolsonaro speaks at UN in New York; Australia tourism minister says on track for ‘Christmas at the latest’Ardern gambles as New Zealand Covid restrictions easedRiot police on Melbourne streets to prevent third day of protestsArgentina to lift almost all Covid restrictions as cases and deaths fall‘High alert’ warning as more than 100,000 pupils in England miss school 9.27am BST More on Brazil’s health minister Marcelo Queiroga testing positive for cor...
Tags: England, New York, Australia, White House, World news, New Zealand, Brazil, Un, Boris Johnson, Melbourne, Biden, Latin America, Melbourne Australia, Reuters Continue, Tom Phillips, Jair Bolsonaro

PETA: Your Fun Hurts Animals

For too long, animals have been forced to perform in circuses all around the world, spending nearly 96% of their lives in chains or cages, with no choice but to defecate where they sleep and eat. Circuses with animal acts are consistently cited for other animal welfare violations, such as failure to provide fresh food, water, and veterinary care. All of this has led to public condemnation becoming more and more pronoun...
Tags: Advertising, Peta, Latin America, PETA Latina

Brazil and Argentina Tapped to Make MRNA Vaccines in Latin America

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has selected two biomedical centers in Argentina and Brazil as regional hubs to...
Tags: Brazil, Argentina, Latin America, BRASILIA, mRNA, Reuters The Pan American Health Organization PAHO

Rep. Katie Porter visits southern border, says U.S. is failing on several fronts

Orange County Congresswoman Katie Porter recently visited the U.S.-Mexico border, where she hoped to learn about how migrants are faring and to see if the asylum process is or isn’t working. The United States, she said, is violating laws that require a review of migrants’ claims for asylum due to fear of persecution in their home countries. “There is no line” for prospective refugees, said Porter, D-Irvine, who represents California’s 45th congressional district, which covers much of central Ora...
Tags: Texas, Congress, California, Washington, Mexico, White House, US, Sport, Soccer, United States, Ecuador, Customs, Biden, Orange County, Border Patrol, Latin America

Electric air taxis to make their debut in Brazil’s most congested city

A Dublin-based company is promising zero-emission journeys across traffic-choked São Paulo, Latin America’s biggest cityThe skies over Latin America’s largest city are set to witness a futuristic aerospace revolution after the Brazilian budget airline Gol struck a deal that could see it ferry commuters around São Paulo in hundreds of low-cost zero-emission electric air taxis.“It’s going to be an absolute disrupter. We’re going to democratise air travel,” Dómhnal Slattery, chief executive of the ...
Tags: Americas, World news, Air transport, Brazil, Dublin, Latin America, Sao Paulo, Gol, Financial Times Continue, Dómhnal Slattery, São Paulo Latin America

Manley Overboard: Mike Manley Moving On From Stellantis

Stellantis boss Mike Manley is moving on. Manley was the chief of the Americas for the company, but now the 57-year-old is heading to AutoNation, where he will take over for the retiring Mike Jackson. Mark Stewart, the chief operating officer for North America, and Antonio Filosa, the chief operating officer for Latin America, will […] The post Manley Overboard: Mike Manley Moving On From Stellantis appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Americas, Autos, AutoNation, Mike Jackson, North America, Latin America, Mike Manley, Manley, Executives, News Blog, Stellantis, Mike Jackson Mark Stewart, Antonio Filosa

Disney sinks 5% after CEO Bob Chapek warns about Disney+ subscription growth and says delta variant is creating production delays

Disney CEO Bob Chapek hinted that Disney World may soon lift its mask mandate for guests Jeff Gritchen: MediaNews Group: Orange County Register via Getty Images Disney fell as much as 5% after CEO Bob Chapek warned about upcoming subscriber results for its streaming products. Speaking at Goldman Sachs' media conference, he said growth will be choppy in the shorter-term. Chapek added that the delta variant of COVID-19 has contributed to production delays. Sign up here for our daily news...
Tags: Finance, Disney, Trends, Markets, Netflix, Trading, Stock Market, Latin America, Disney World, Orange County Register, Rich Greenfield, Disney Stock Price, Matthew Fox, Bob Chapek, Disney Stock, Jeff Gritchen

"My teachers were always, like, ‘Who’s going to wear this? Who’s your customer?’ And I would say, ‘I hope I don’t know who my customer is, because they shouldn’t exist yet.'..."

"Reed describes himself as gender fluid: 'Not bang-smack in the middle of male and female, but fluid—literally anywhere on the pendulum.' Though Reed had been calling himself gay since he was nine, he began to struggle with the identity in London: 'I didn’t feel like I was a gay man. I didn’t feel like my gender fit. I didn’t feel represented by it.' For the first time, he had friends who were transgender or pansexual. 'I started meeting all these people that felt so confident expressing themsel...
Tags: Fashion, England, London, Law, Russia, America, Grammar, Solange, Latin America, Reed, Ann Althouse, Rebecca Mead, Gender Difference, Harris Reed, Woke America

Xerox Names Deena LaMarque Piquion New CMO

Xerox Holdings Corporation has shifted Deena LaMarque Piquion from its Latin America operations to its top marketing position as the company expands its global and digital reach. Piquion had served as senior vice president and general manager of Xerox's Latin America operations since 2019, and brings 20 years of combined sales, marketing and operations experience...
Tags: Advertising, Xerox, Latin America, C-Suite, Leadership & Talent, Deena LaMarque Piquion, Xerox Holdings Corporation, Piquion

Is this the beginning of the end for Jair Bolsonaro? | Andre Pagliarini

The Brazilian president wanted a popular uprising against the supreme court, but the underwhelming response was tellingThere is something pathetic about a leader who cannot recognise his limitations. For months, Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, has insisted that he could bend democracy in Latin America’s largest nation to his will if he so desired. Brazil’s independence day, 7 September, was supposed to be a watershed moment, as the president mobilised his supporters to take to the streets. I...
Tags: Protest, Americas, World news, Brazil, The far right, Latin America, Gabriel García Márquez, US Capitol, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro, Andre Pagliarini

SoftBank’s Marcelo Claure is coming to Disrupt next week

SoftBank has been on a tear in Latin America. The Japanese investment conglomerate just announced it has launched its second Latin America-focused fund with a $3 billion capital commitment from the company that may grow as the fund explores “options to raise additional capital,” according to SoftBank. The vehicle follows hot on the heels of SoftBank’s debut Latin America-focused fund, announced in March 2019 with an initial $2 billion in committed capital. It’s easy to see what all the fuss is a...
Tags: TC, Softbank, Events, Tech, Mexico City, Venture Capital, Ryan Reynolds, Latin America, Boston Dynamics, Bolivia, SoftBank Group Corp, Adam Neumann, Claure, IRR, Mobile US, Marcelo Claure

1 change that can fix the VC funding crisis for women founders

Claire Diaz-Ortiz Contributor Share on Twitter Claire Diaz-Ortiz is a venture capitalist and author of nine books that have been translated into 11 languages. Her next book is on women founders and funders. An early employee at Twitter, Wired once called her “The Woman Who Got the Pope on Twitter.” More posts by this contributor The rise of the winged pink unicorn Latin America takes the global lead in VC di...
Tags: Tech, Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, Latin America, NICU, Shakir, Claire Diaz Ortiz, Lux Capital, Lisa Stone, Jenny Lefcourt, Deena Shakir, Jefa, WestRiver Group Data, Jefa House

FilmSharks Snaps Up World Sales, Disney’s Star Takes Latin America to Patagonik’s ‘Cato’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Buenos Aires-based sales and production company FilmSharks International has snatched world sales rights to Patagonik title “Cato,” outside of Latin America, which Disney’s Star Distribution will handle. The Walt Disney Company owns a significant stake in the Patagonik Film Group. FilmSharks subsidiary, The Remake Company, will also handle remake rights. “We are so pleased to […]
Tags: News, Markets & Festivals, Festivals, Latin America, Buenos Aires, The Walt Disney Company, Patagonik, FilmSharks International, Remake Company, Disney 's Star Distribution, Patagonik Film Group FilmSharks

Rookie journeyman Jhonathan Diaz debuts in Angels’ loss to A’s

ANAHEIM ― On Aug. 9, 2013, the Boston Red Sox agreed to terms with four prospects from Latin America. One was an infielder named Rafael Devers. Another was a 16-year-old left-handed pitcher from Venezuela, Jhonathan Diaz. Diaz spent the next seven years in the Red Sox organization, never advancing beyond the Class-A level, sniffing a major league spring training game just twice. Last November, the Angels signed Diaz as a minor league free agent. Already in 2021, Diaz has fashioned a satisfying n...
Tags: Angels, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Mlb, Venezuela, Boston Red Sox, Oakland, Latin America, Red Sox, Los Angeles Angels, Anaheim, Harrison, Irvin, Diaz, Tyler

Where to find deals on National Cheeseburger Day, Sept. 18

With meat prices rising, bargains are welcome to burger lovers. There are a few available on Saturday, Sept. 18, which is National Cheeseburger Day. Here is a sampling. Carl’s Jr.: People who have signed up to receive email from the chain can get a small Big Carl small combo for $6.29 on Sept. 18, according to a news release. Dog Haus: Customers can get the chain’s cheeseburger for $5 in-store for dine-in or takeout at participating locations, according to a news release...
Tags: Restaurants, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Latin America, Carl, Angus, Laguna Beach, Louise, San Fernando Valley, Free And Cheap, Restaurants Food and Drink, Sueños

Assertive Mexico Seeks Leadership Role in Latin America

A gathering of leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean here this weekend is the latest sign of Mexico flexing its diplomatic muscle as it looks to assert itself as the new mediator between the region and the United States.
Tags: Mexico, Latin America, Caribbean

Biden, world leaders try to hammer out next steps on climate

By ELLEN KNICKMEYER President Joe Biden tried to hammer out the world’s next steps against rapidly worsening climate change in a private, virtual session with a small group of other global leaders Friday, and announced a new U.S.-European pledge to cut climate-wrecking methane leaks. Ever-grimmer findings from scientists this year that the world is nearing the point where the level of climate damage from burning oil, gas and coal becomes catastrophic and irreversible “represent a code red for hu...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Congress, California, White House, China, Russia, Uncategorized, Barack Obama, Sport, European Union, Joe Biden, Soccer, United States, United Kingdom, Paris

Worldwide: The Long Arm Of The CFTC: What Stakeholders In Brazil And Latin America Should Know - Jones Day

Established in 1974 in Washington, D.C., the CFTC was originally responsible for overseeing and regulating the commodity futures and options markets in the United States.
Tags: News, Washington, Cftc, Brazil, Latin America