Friday, May 3, 2019

Gloria Trevi launches a new single and starts tour in Mexico and the United States


Stock photograph of the Mexican singer and songwriter of Latin pop and rock in Spanish, Gloria Trevi.EFE / Archive

Mexico, May 2 (EFE) .- The Mexican singer Gloria Trevi starts a new tour on Thursday under the name "Goddess of the night", in which she will tour 19 Mexican and 23 American scenes with the motto "life is short, night is long "and with her new single" Ábranse, bitches ".

The artist from Monterrey, in the northern state of Nuevo León, known internationally for topics such as "Pelo Suelto" or "Doctor Psiquiatra", will perform this Thursday in the central city of Querétaro, where she will present her new song to the public for the first time.

This tour will take you to a score of Mexican cities such as Cancun (May 17), Mérida (May 18) and Monterrey (May 31, June 1 and June 2) to end with two concerts at the City Arena. Mexico on June 27 and 28.

Later, between September 13 and November 10, he will tour the United States, performing in Las Vegas (September 14), Washington (September 27), New York (September 28), Miami (October 4) and Los Ángeles (November 9), among others.

Two weeks ago, his new song was leaked on social networks but Trevi said that it is not the final version, in which he collaborates with some drag queens and whose lyrics will be, predictably, a song to the freedom of women.

Women excel at the Tribeca Film Festival awards


The award for best actress in the American films section was Haley Bennett (in the picture) for her performance in "Swallow" during her acceptance speech wanted to highlight the fact that 65 percent of the team that worked in the film They were women. EFE / Archive


New York, May 2 (EFE) .- The awards ceremony of the Tribeca Film Festival, held this Thursday in New York, was led by women, taking a good part of the awards that were distributed, including the best International Narrative and the Best Documentary.

"I hope more directors come to Tribeca because the films that women make are better," Korean director Bora Kim, director of the movie "House of Hummingbird," which was recognized as the best feature film, said on stage. produced outside the USA

Her film was one of the most awarded of the night, taking not only the prize for the best International Narrative, but also, within that category, the best cinematography, by Gookhyung Kang, and the best actress for the interpretation of the Young Ji-hu Park, 17 years old.

The film revolves around the life of a young teenager in Seoul in 1994, whose life, consumed by friendship, love, karaoke and petty theft in stores, changes when she meets her teacher.

Femenino was also the prize for Best Documentary, a heavyweight category at the Tribeca Film Festival, which went to Scheme Bird, a Swedish-Scottish film that reflects the life of Gemma, a young woman who grows up in a humble town in Scotland. by the decline of the steel industry.

Its directors, Ellen Fiske and Ellinor Hallin, also won the prize for Best Director of Documentary Revelation.

Within the American Narrative competition, the best script was for "Blow the Man Down", a feature film also directed by two young women, Bridgette Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy.

The Spanish desert of Tabernas, before the abyss of becoming a landfill


View of the Almeria desert of Tabernas. EFE / Archive


Madrid, May 2 (EFE) .- In the Almeria desert of Tabernas, a unique spot in Europe , scene of mythical films of the old west, plants hardly grow because of the aridity of the land, but a lot of garbage , as it tries to raise awareness of a short film in search of funding with a crowdfunding campaign launched on the internet.

In this environment of enormous natural beauty due to the unusual poverty of a land that hardly visits the rain and that recalls the scenarios of old films of Indians and cowboys, more and more human waste is accumulated.

From mattresses, to old appliances, bottles, broken glass, tires, bags and all kinds of garbage are increasingly flooding this beautiful enclave of semi-arid climate with the name of Paraje Natural, warns EFEverde the Australian David Regos, producer of this documentary about the trash drama in the Tabernas desert.

Under the title "For a handful of garbage" , inspired the name of the documentary in the legendary film "For a handful of dollars", which was shot in this same desert in its day with Clint Eastwood as protagonist, it seeks to raise awareness and in Castilian- of the serious environmental problem in this area of ​​so much natural charm.

Faced with past times such as that of the Huns and Attila, with his famous phrase "where my horse treads, the grass does not grow" to express its fear, now the unfortunate effect of the passage of man over nature is the generation of garbage.

The king of Thailand, a distant and unpredictable sovereign

The King of Thailand, Maha Vajiralongkorn, during a ceremony honoring his predecessor on April 6, 2017 in Bangkok

The King of Thailand, Maha Vajiralongkorn, during a ceremony honoring his predecessor on April 6, 2017 in Bangkok


Maha Vajiralongkorn, who on Saturday will be crowned King of Thailand, is an amateur to have fun and fly airplanes, agitated private life, but at the same time is considered a skilled strategist who knows well the Armed Forces that control the country.

In the shadow of the palace walls, they will turn holy water on his head to grant him sovereignty, before moving to the throne room, under the nine-story white umbrella, where he himself will place "the Great Crown of Victory" of gold and diamonds and more than seven kilos of weight.

Three days before this grand ceremony, Maha Vajiralongkorn, three times divorced, was surprised to announce that he had remarried with his long-time partner, a former stewardess of Thai Airways raised to the title of Queen Suthida.

A member of his personal escort, Queen Suthida was promoted to general on the day Vajiralongkorn ascended the throne in 2016.

Maha Vajiralongkorn, 66, the only male heir of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died in 2016, has been preparing to ascend the throne since childhood.

"From the first second of my life, I'm a prince, it's hard to say what it feels like to be a fish when you're a fish, a bird when you're a bird," he told the BBC in a rare interview in 1979.

Ryan Reynolds, "The Rock" and Downey Jr. the highest salaries of cinema in 2019



New York, May 2 (EFE) .- The actors Ryan Reynolds, Dwayne Johnson ("The Rock") and Robert Downey Jr. have this year the highest salaries in the film industry thanks to their new projects, according to the magazine Variety, which highlights the impact of the Netflix "streaming" platform on the profits of the stars.

Reynolds wins in this field by a landslide, since it will take 27 million dollars to star in the Netflix film "Six Underground," directed by Michael Bay, which is about a vigilante group financed by millionaires and has not yet released date.

In the second place on the list are "La Roca" and Downey Jr., who will be pocketed 20 million dollars each: the first for the new installment of the franchise "Fast & Furious", which reaches the big screen in EE .US. this August, and the second for "The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle", scheduled for January 2020.

The next is Will Smith, with 17 million dollars for "Bad Boys for Life" (January 2020), although the magazine says that "probably will get 35 million Netflix in exchange for retaking his role of witty police in 'Bright 2' "

Former Mexican President Peña Nieto Officializes Angelica Rivera's Divorce

Photograph dated April 13, 2018 showing the former president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto (right), accompanied by his wife Angélica Ribera (left), upon his arrival for the official inauguration of the VIII Summit of the Americas, in Lima Peru). EFE / Archive


Mexico, May 2 (EFE) .- Enrique Peña Nieto, who presided over Mexico between 2012 and 2018, announced on Thursday that he has concluded the divorce process with telenovela actress Angélica Rivera, known as La Gaviota, whom she thanked for her company and I wish you success.

"Today our marriage has legally concluded, I wish it to go well always and to be successful in everything I undertake," the exmandatario said in a text posted on his Instagram account.

He thanked the first lady for having been his "companion, wife and friend for more than ten years and for having given his love, time and dedication to our family."

"Angelica, thank you very much for everything," Peña Nieto concluded in the text written on a sober white background.

Peña Nieto separated from Angélica Rivera, after leaving the Presidency of Mexico in the hands of Andrés Manuel López Obrador on December 1 of last year.

But the rupture of the couple was not made public until February, when the former president was seen in Madrid walking with the model Tania Ruiz.