Many of the tunes that topped the Western music charts in the 80s were also extremely successful in India - thanks to a master plagiarist who was passing them off as his own.
The Latin Latas: Colombian music, Latino-American wit, homemade instruments and symphonies of junk.
Sneak out of your office for a hot, sweaty dance party on your lunch hour.
In the Colombian Caribbean coast, loudspeakers shoot music at such high decibels that the ground literally shakes. Welcome to a picotera and champetuda party.
In light of the Occupy Wall Street protests, as well as the uprisings in London and the Middle East earlier this year, it seems that people are assembling more than ever. But in Taiwan, 700 army academy cadets recently gathered to celebrate, not to complain: in commemoration of its 100th anniversary earlier this week, the island’s government organized a number of festivities, including a jubilant…