Category: Latin America

An Oscar Next? Argentina Won A Golden Globe And World Cup In Same Year— And Its Not The First Time

By Joseph Hammond Argentina could win a rare triple crown in a single year. With the FIFA World Cup and Golden Globe for Best Non-English Language film already in the bag the Latin American is now waits to see if it is nominated for an Oscar as well when nominations for the 95th Oscars are

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New World’s Tallest Christ Statue Is A Religious And Tourism Draw In Brazil

By Luciano Nagel ENCANTADO, Brasil — Encantado, located in Rio Grande do Sul State, Southern Brazil, has a unique distinction.  It houses the largest Catholic sculpture in the world — Christ Protector — at 145 feet in height, which includes the pedestal. Some $800,000 was raised in donations to create the towering sculpture. From May 2021

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Argentina Wins Rare Golden Globe And World Cup In Same Year

By Joseph Hammond Argentina is making headlines — winning the FIFA World Cup and Golden Globe for Best Non-English Language film. Argentina’s sports stars and filmmakers have both won incredible international honors in a short period. This week, the drama “Argentina, 1985” seized the coveted prize from the Foreign Press Association in Hollywood.  The category

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New World’s Tallest Christ Statue Received More Than 130,000 Tourists In 2022

By Luciano Nagel The statue of Christ Protector is considered the largest Catholic sculpture in the world. The statue is located in Rio Grande del Sul State in Southern Brazil. Photo: Luciano Nagel/ Zenger News ENCANTADO, Brasil —   The statue of Christ Protector, in the city of Encantado, located in Rio Grande do Sul State,

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Combate Global Set To Be Most-Watched MMA Brand In North America

By George A. Willis First he was the co-creator of the of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Now Campbell McLaren is making his MMA Hispanic sports and media franchise into the biggest in North America. Today the UFC is one of the most successful franchises in sports history and Combate Global seems to be tracing the

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