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LatAm cinema wins big at Cannes
| ENTERTAINMENT FILM | 24 de mayo de 2015
Cannes, France, May 24 (EFE).- The 68th edition of the Cannes Film Festival had few Latin American films in the running this year, but most of them came away with important awards, including Mexico's Michel Franco with Best Screenplay for "Chronic."
More than 70 arrested in Cleveland after acquittal of police officer
| US PROTESTS | 24 de mayo de 2015
Washington, May 24 (EFE).- A total of 71 people were arrested during protests on the weekend in Cleveland after a white police officer was acquitted of the shooting deaths of two unarmed black people, local authorities reported Sunday.
La Paz reports escape of Humala's former advisor, points to cops
| PERU BOLIVIA/CORRUPTION | 24 de mayo de 2015
La Paz, May 24 (EFE).- The Bolivian government confirmed Sunday that Peruvian businessman Martin Belaunde Lossio, a former advisor to President Ollanta Humala who is facing corruption charges in his homeland, fled from the home where he was under house arrest in this capital allegedly with the help of the police who were guarding him.
Pope Francis: Romero followed "Jesus' example"
| VATICAN ROMERO | 24 de mayo de 2015
Vatican City, May 24 (EFE).- Pope Francis said Sunday that Msgr. Oscar Arnulfo Romero, who was beatified on the weekend, followed "Jesus' example" by choosing to be "among his people" in a statement after the Angelus Prayer.