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Santiago Gamboa (born 1965) is a Colombian writer.
Born in Bogotá, he studied literature at the Javerian University of Bogotá. He moved to Spain, where he remained until 1990 and graduated in Hispanic philology at the University of Alcalá de Henares. He then moved to Paris, where he studied Cuban literature at the Sorbonne.
He made his debut as a novelist with Páginas de vuelta (1995); later he wrote Perder es cuestión de método (1997), which was translated into Italian, French, Greek, Portuguese, Czech, and German. Later he published Vida feliz de un joven llamado Esteban (2000). He is also the author of the travel book Octubre en Pekín (2001).
In 2009, Gamboa published Necropolis, a novel that won that year's La Otra Orilla Literary Prize. In 2012 the novel was published in English by Europa Editions.
As a journalist, he has been a contributor to the Latin American Service of Radio France International in Paris, a correspondent for El Tiempo and columnist for the magazine Cromos . He lives in Italy.
Raúl Dávila was an actor, who is best remembered for his role of Hector Santos in the American soap opera All My Children.
Vicky Hernández is a Colombian movie, theater and TV actress.
Luisa Castro is a Spanish writer and journalist who has published in Galician and Spanish. She has lived in Barcelona, New York City, Madrid and Santiago de Compostela. She is currently Director of the Instituto Cervantes in Bordeaux, France.
José María Sacristán Turiégano, better known as José Sacristán, is a Spanish film, theatre, and television actor.
Gerardo Herrero is a Spanish film director, screenwriter and producer. He is one of the most important producers of Latin American films. His 1997 film Comanche Territory was entered into the 47th Berlin International Film Festival.
Leonardo Paniagua is one of the Dominican Republic's most popular bachata musicians. He emerged from obscurity to overnight stardom in the 1970s, when he recorded his first 45rpm record, "Amada, Amante" for Discos Guarachita.
Andrés Neuman is a Spanish-Argentine writer, poet, translator, columnist and blogger.
Daniel Giménez Cacho is a Spanish-born Mexican actor and Ariel award winner.
Película is a Spanish film festival held every October by the Instituto Cervantes de Manila, in collaboration with the Embassy of Spain to the Philippines. Created in 2002, this event shows award-winning Spanish and Latin American films.
Perder es Cuestión de Método is a 2005 film directed by Sergio Cabrera, and starring Daniel Gimenez Cacho, Cesar Mora, Martina García, Victor Mallarino and Sain Castro.
Jorge Goldenberg Hachero is a prolific screenwriter from Argentina.
Carlos Yushimito del Valle is a Peruvian writer of Japanese descent.
Arturo Malaquias is a Mexican long-distance runner. He was born in Toluca. He qualified to represent Mexico in marathon at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, finishing in 70th place. No es feliz su vida después de haber quedado en tal lugar en las olimpíadas
Álvaro Enrigue is a Mexican novelist, short-story writer, and essayist. Considered one of the most significant writers in contemporary literature in the Spanish language, Enrigue is an award-winning author of six novels, three books of short stories, and one book of essays.
Juan Carlos Méndez Guédez is a Venezuelan writer born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela in 1967. From an early age, he and his family moved to Caracas, where he lived in the popular area of Los Jardines del Valle, but always kept a close connection with his native hometown. He earned a Bachelor of Arts from the Central University of Venezuela with a thesis on poetry groups "Traffic" and "Guaire". Later he earned a Ph.D. in Hispanic American Literature from the University of Salamanca with a thesis on the Venezuelan writer José Balza.
Martina García is a Colombian model, film and television actress best known for her roles as Maritza in the second season of the Netflix crime drama Narcos (2016), and in the Spanish-Colombian movie The Hidden Face, as well as a role in the third season of Homeland (2013).
Lupe Cajías de la Vega is a Bolivian journalist, historian, and writer. Cajías has focused her career on journalism, though she is also the author of books such as Historia de una Leyenda, vida y palabra de Juan Lechín Oquendo (1988) and Valentina. Historia de una rebeldía. Likewise, her career has been recognized with the UNICEF national award in 1986, as well as the Erich Guttentag Award for the novel Valentina. Historia de una rebeldía in 1996.
Herbert García King, known artistically as Herbert King, was a Colombian actor.
Selva Almada is an Argentine writer of poetry, short stories, and novels. She expanded into nonfiction in 2014 with the book Chicas muertas.
Elvira Navarro Ponferrada is a Spanish writer.