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Latin Noir travels to five Latin American cities, meeting famous crime novelists Leonardo Padura (Havana), Luis Sepulveda (Santiago), Paco Ignacio Taibo II (Mexico City), Santiago Roncagliolo (Lima), Gulljermo Orsi and Claudia Pineiro (Buenos Aires). Strikingly different from their North American or Nordic counterparts these writers use crime fiction to confront their countries' troubled past and present - yielding an explosive fusion of art, history and crime.
The tabloids' voracious appetite for royal stories feeds an insatiable hunger for regal revelations. The Royals decry the intrusion, but over the last 60 years the press has repeatedly dug up tales of Royal misbehavior.
In November 2012, Jim Foley is taken hostage whilst working in Syria. He is one of a handful of journalists daring to report in Syria as it heads towards civil war. Back in the US, his parents are desperate for information.